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HOUT BAY SEWAGE SPILL INTO HARBOUR

Dear Stakeholder We would like to advise that the factory management have noted that the ocean had presence of a foreign discharge in close vicinity to the factory. This initiated an immediate investigation with the factory management escalating the matter to the Harbour Master and the City of Cape...

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14 April
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UPDATE REGARDING REPLACEMENT CHEMICAL SCRUBBER

Dear Stakeholder Following the blog entry as at 29 February 2016 we are happy to advise that we have concluded the consultation phase between the Licensing and Competent Authority which was initiated by Oceana in November 2015.  This was followed by a formal application as submitted...

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11 April
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UPGRADE OF CHEMICAL SCRUBBER

The Hout Bay Fishmeal Factory The Hout Bay Fishmeal Factory has been in operation since the late 1950s in an industrially zoned area which is a proclaimed fishing harbour in South Africa. Read more about the factory and its journey since 1958. Continued Operation in Hout Bay On...

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29 February
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2016 FISHMEAL FACTORY STAKEHOLDER MEETING

Dear Stakeholder On 18 January 2016 the Hout Bay Fishmeal Factory hosted a Stakeholder Meeting which included key Management as well as Staff Union (Food and Allied Worker’s Union (FAWU)) and Non-Union Representatives. Other stakeholders that were in attendance were Roscoe Jacobs (RJ) from the Hout...

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25 February
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Hout Bay Fishmeal Factory to remain operational

Dear Stakeholder We are happy to announce that the Hout Bay Fishmeal Factory will remain open with a full staff complement. This announcement follows the successful conclusion, today of the consultation process with our staff and their representatives. Hout Bay is the traditional home of Oceana; we...

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03 November
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THE VALUE CHAIN FOR AQUACULTURE

While fishmeal and oil is used in animal feed, of chickens and pigs, the primary market for the products is in the aquaculture market. The value chain for aquaculture starts with the fisheries which provide wild fish for the fishmeal and fish oil processors. In...

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19 July
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FISHMEAL ANTIOXIDANTS TRIAL

Fishmeal is not easily spoiled by bacterial action because of its low water content and does not need refrigeration during storage.  It is generally stored and transported in sacks made of paper, hessian or plastics, or in bulk. Fishmeal in bulk is sometimes pelletized to make...

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13 July
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