Fisheries

ABAC identifies Papua New Guinea’s fisheries as outstanding growth area

Papua New Guinea has significant opportunities for employment and foreign exchange from its fisheries, but only if it can develop the necessary policies and infrastructure. That was the conclusion from meetings of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).
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Five questions for: James Movick, Director-General, Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Control of foreign fishing vessels in international waters is the biggest threat to the South Pacific tuna industry, according to James Movick, Director-General, Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency. He tells Business Advantage PNG that plans to increase aerial surveillance will help detect illegal fishing.
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Frabelle continues expansion plans in Papua New Guinea fisheries sector

An expanded wharf, increased tuna output, boat replacements and a new blast freezer are part of tuna processor Frabelle’s development plans. But reducing costs is also important, as Frabelle’s Melinda Ragudos tells Business Advantage PNG.
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Lack of import controls harming Papua New Guinea’s fishing industry says Fishing Industry Association’s Celso

Papua New Guinea’s fishing industry faces fierce competition from Thailand and the Philippines, says Pete Celso, Managing Director of R D Tuna Canneries in Lae. He believes a lack of control over imports is harming the local industry.
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Papua New Guinea’s long-awaited Pacific Marine Industrial Zone launched

Eleven years after the Papua New Guinea government's National Executive Council approved the scheme, the Pacific Marine Industrial Zone (PMIZ) in Madang Province has finally been launched, with local business leaders saying it will reduce freight costs, speed up transport and reduce congestion at Lae’s wharves.
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