Jul 28 2017
For Immediate Release
The Solomon Fisher is on her way from Miyazaki, Japan to Noro, Solomon Islands to join the fishing fleet of National Fisheries Developments (NFD). NFD purchased the 1987 built 100 ton FRP (Fiberglass Reinforced Plywood) from a fisheries coop earlier this year.
Cynthia Wickham, Assistant Operations Manager – Long Line and Pole and Line Operations for …
May 16 2017
Sixth annual event continues to grow as a tradition that celebrates culture and community
NORO, Solomon Islands – MAY 16, 2017 – Last weekend, thousands of people turned up to the World Tuna Day celebrations in Noro Town. At the official opening the Minister for Fisheries and Marine Resources John Maneniaru and Western Province Premier Wayne Maepio …
May 03 2017
Greenpeace recently released a sustainability ranking for Australian tuna brands and Simplotowned John West was ranked highest among the national brands. The report cites big improvements at the company and notes that John West is now “one of the better choices for responsibly fished tuna.” With one of the largest ranges of sustainable shelf-stable tuna in Australia, …
Apr 10 2017
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Feb 17 2017
Tri Marine and National Fisheries Development announce commencement of fishing operations for the Solomon Island flag purse seiner Solomon Sapphire
BELLEVUE, Wash. (February, 17, 2017) – Tri Marine and National Fisheries Developments (NFD) announced today that the Solomon Island flag tuna purse seiner Solomon Sapphire is ready to go fishing after a lengthy refurbishment in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, and at NFD’s base in Noro, Solomon Islands.
In June 2016 the NFD board approved the …