ABOUT OCEANA GROUP
Incorporated in 1918 and listed on the Johannesburg (JSE) and Namibian (NSX) stock exchanges, Oceana Group is a global fishing company, and an important participant in the South African, Namibian and US fishing industries. We are ranked as one of the top 20 seafood companies in the world by market capitalisation. We employ 4 845 people globally, of whom 3 736 are directly employed and 1 109 are indirectly employed. Oceana is a black-owned company and a level 1 B-BBEE contributor.
Over the past 5 years, Oceana has consistently been rated as one of the most empowered JSE-listed companies (Empowerdex Most Empowered Companies ranking).
Our core business is the catching, processing, marketing and distribution of canned fish, fishmeal, fish oil, lobster, horse mackerel, squid and hake. The business includes mid-water fishing (horse mackerel), deep-sea trawling (hake), and inshore fishing for pelagic fish (anchovy, Gulf Menhaden, redeye herring and pilchard). In addition, we provide refrigerated warehouse facilities and logistical support services.
To be the leading empowered African fishing and commercial cold storage company:
> Responsibly harvesting and procuring a diverse range of marine resources
> Promoting food security by efficiently producing and marketing relevant products for global markets
> Actively developing the potential of all employees
> Investing in communities where we operate thereby consistently providing superior returns to all stakeholders.
> Oceana’s people and their performance are important to the group
> Oceana is an integral part of the communities in which it operates
> The planet is Oceana’s home and the responsible management of the marine environment is critical to its future
> Oceana’s reputation is an asset
> Oceana’s customers and suppliers are its partners
> Oceana’s performance rewards its shareholders’ expectations