DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Ocean and Coastal Fishing and Fish Farming in South Africa 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The report on South Africa's fishing and fish farming industry describes current conditions, developments in the sector which is being threatened by poaching and overfishing, and factors that influence the success of fishing entities.
Profiles for 18 companies, seven active in the commercial ocean fishing sector, and 11 in the sector, are provided. Included is one of the market leaders, Sea Harvest which in December 2017 reported it had entered into negotiations to acquire the entire business of Viking Fishing and a 51% majority stake in Viking Aquaculture.
Also profiled is HIK Abalone Farm (Pty) Ltd, an aquaculture company that employs 170 people in the cultivation of 190kg of abalone every year for local and international markets.
Aquaculture, including mariculture, which is considered undeveloped but which is growing more rapidly than all other animal food-producing sectors.
In the commercial fishing sector enterprises range from relatively small-scale Cape rock oyster fisheries, to the highly industrialised multi-million Rand deep-water trawl industry, which primarily targets hake. Together the commercial fishing and aquaculture sectors are valued at approximately R6.67bn annually and employ more than 9,600 people.
- Premier Fishing SA (Pty) Ltd
- Oceana Group Ltd
- Sea Harvest Corporation (Pty) Ltd
- Irvin and Johnson Ltd
- Pioneer Fishing (Pty) Ltd
- Viking Fishing Company (Deep Sea) (Pty) Ltd
- African Marine Products (Pty) Ltd
- HIK Abalone Farm (Pty) Ltd
- Abagold Ltd
- Blue Ocean Mussels (Pty) Ltd
- Aqunion (Pty) Ltd
- Wild Coast Abalone (Pty) Ltd
- West Coast Abalone (Pty) Ltd
- Jacobsbaai Sea Products (Pty) Ltd
- Blue-Green Aquaculture (Pty) Ltd
- La Pieus Aqua (Pty) Ltd
Key Topics Covered
2. Description of the Industry
3. Size of the Industry
4. State of the Industry
5. Influencing Factors
7. SWOT Analysis
9. Industry Associations
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