The Oceana Group Limited (Public, JNB:OCE) is the holding company of some 23 operating subsidiaries in the fishing and allied services sector. The key divisions within the Group include:
Oceana Brands is engaged in fishing for various species and in the production, marketing and distribution of canned fish products and fishmeal.
Blue Continent Products: specialises in the fishing, processing, marketing, distribution and trading of local and foreign caught marine products.
Commercial Cold Storage: Subsidiaries in this division own and operate seven commercial cold stores in South Africa and Namibia - all offering top of the range facilities.
Lobster, Squid & French Fries: The division catches, produces and exports quality live and frozen Lobster and frozen Squid products and is engaged in the production and marketing of value added potato products
Blue Atlantic Trading: BAT is involved in the sales and trading of local and imported marine products to the South African and neighbouring countries wholesale market.
Glenrick Foods: Oceana's Lucky Star canned fish brand is marketed under the Glenryck label in the United Kingdom, retaining its excellent brand values.
Toxic puffer species sighting and capture grows in Canarian waters Spain
During July and especially in August, scientists from the Oceanographic Centre of the Canary Islands of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography have received numerous calls on sightings and catches of the species Lagocephalus lagocephalus, a very toxic puffer fish.
Small-scale fisheries have big impact on oceans Philippines
A new UBC study has found that small-scale fisheries may have a much larger impact on ocean ecosystems than previously thought, due to a lack of data on their development over time.