In brief: Silencing Facebook, and other business stories

When social media gets shut down; what next for Total; and a proposed merger of  two seafood companies. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Oil Search says there is ‘distribution’ problem with payouts, and other business news

Oil Search acknowledges problems with payouts, Frabelle denies shut down and the ICCC starts legal proceedings against Steamships. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

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.

People moves: Paradise Foods, Frabelle Fishing Corp

A new CEO for Paradise Foods, a new General Manager at Frabelle

People moves: Frabelle, EMTV, Governor-General

Frabelle’s General Manager steps down, new Managing Director of EMTV appointed, new Governor-General elected

Frabelle plans expansion beyond tuna processing

Lae-based Frabelle Fishing Corporation is one of the major partners behind the Majestic Seafood venture, which opened earlier this year. But, as Frabelle’s James Johnston tells Business Advantage PNG, the company has big expansion plans of its own too.

Papua New Guinea’s fisheries boom

The northern coast of Papua New Guinea is experiencing a boom in investment from international companies looking to process fish onshore. Samantha Magick examines why.

Key players in fisheries

We take a look at some of the key players in Papua New Guinea’s fisheries sector. R D Tuna PNG R D Tuna PNG is Papua New Guinea’s largest tuna canner. The Philippines-owned company is based in Madang. R D Tuna operates 17 fishing vessels in PNG waters and sells its products under the Diana, […]

Sector profile: Fisheries

Fisheries has emerged as one of Papua New Guinea’s most dynamic sectors, following a wave of investment from Asia. In this special feature, Samantha Magick speaks with some of the sector’s key players about its current state and the prospects for further expansion. In 2010, PNG supplied about 17% of the world’s tuna catch, a […]