Oceana Group celebrates 100 years

26 November 2018 | Business

Leandrea Louw

The Oceana Group founded in 1918 celebrated its 100 years of existence.

Oceana is the largest fishing company in Africa. The core business of the Oceana Group 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,the group provides refrigerated warehouse facilities and logistical support services.

Commercial Cold Storage as well as Erongo Marine Enterprises operating under Oceana Group highlighted their own achievements over the years and congratulated Oceana on the 100 years.

In addition, Imraan Soomra was also announced as the new chief executive officer of Oceana Group Holdings. At the celebrations employees were also awarded with long service awards. Onesmus Shanangolo is one of the longest serving employees of Commercial Cold Storage. He started working in 1982 as a labourer and is now employed as a supervisor.

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