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Penguins could help inform fishery management

ACCORDING to a recently published study in the Journal of Applied Ecology, how adult penguins fish and the body condition of their chicks are directly linked to local fish abundance. These findings...

More aquaculture ripples

The year ahead might see some big splashes in the local aquaculture segment. The past year saw a spate of activity with Premier Fishing & Brands putting finishing touches to its expansion...

The farming wave builds

Aquaculture ventures appear to feature more prominently in the plans of local fishing companies – perhaps understandable considering the extended uncertainty around the delayed FRAP (fishing rights allocation process). All fishing companies...

New documentary shines light on Kalk Bay fishing community’s ‘stolen heritage’

Greenpeace Africa recently shared a teaser for its upcoming documentary Gutted which amplifies the voices of small-scale fishers in the Kalk Bay fishing community who are battling for fishing permits. This while industrial...

Great hakespectations

Cape Town’s big hake fishing companies look set for large profit landings after encouraging catches in the first half of this year. In a trading statement released last month Sea Harvest –...

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Substantial cost savings achieved as Konecranes upgrades old Wolff Crane

A 35 T/15 T Wolff Crane, that was installed in a local metal plant in 1989, was recently upgraded by Konecranes. The modernisation of...

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