Tuna vessel belonging to Calvo's fishing fleet. (Photo: Celtapesca)
(EL SALVADOR, 3/23/2016)
Calvo Group has invested USD 10 million in the purchase of two ships, contributing for its tuna fleet to now have a total of six vessels operating in international waters.
The two new ships, Montecelo and Montefrisa, have already been fishing under Salvadoran flag in the Atlantic Ocean.
As the two vessels are fishing offshore at this time, the company held a symbolic event, placing the Salvadoran flag on one of the vessels that is currently unloading tuna in the dock at the port of Salvadoran Investment Corporation (Corsain), El Diario de Hoy reported.
The official events were attended by Boris Quintanilla, director of plant of Calvo; Vice President of the Republic, Oscar Ortiz; the mayor of La Union, Ezequiel Milla; Mario Miranda of the Maritime Port Authority (AMP) an...