Tri Marine contributes to relief efforts in Solomon Islands
For Immediate Release on 15 April, 2014
Tri Marine and its subsidiary companies National Fisheries Developments and SolTuna donated US$50,000 and 500 cartons of Solomon Blue to the relief efforts related to the disastrous floods that hit Solomon Islands, especially the Province of Guadalcanal in early April 2014. SolTuna Chairman Adrian Wickham is seen here handing over the donation to the Chairman of the National Disaster Council Dr. Melchior Mataki and Loti Yates, Director of the Council. SolTuna Director Mike Wate was also present along with NFD’s Ian Ashley and Noel Villanueva and SolTuna’s Kenwood Harry.
Background on NFD & Tri Marine
National Fisheries Developments LTD (NFD) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tri Marine Group of Companies. Tri Marine’s business includes fishing, procurement, processing, and trading of tuna and other seafood products. A privately held company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, Tri Marine has offices in 14 countries with 12 processing plants strategically located around the globe. The company’s fleet of 21 fishing vessels operates primarily in the Western Pacific, ten based in American Samoa. Since its founding in 1971 in Singapore, Tri Marine has grown to be one of the largest tuna supply companies in the world serving well-known CPG brands as well as processing plants and fishing companies.