On 11 March 2012, Norpac Fisheries Export and the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership will convene a meeting to plan the establishment of a Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) for the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) pelagic longline bigeye tuna fisheries. The aim of the FIP is to improve governance and fishing practices to augment the ecological and economic sustainability of the FSM and RMI longline bigeye tuna fisheries.
The meeting will be held on the opening day of the International Boston Seafood Show.
Norpac Fisheries Export’s Managing Member Thomas Kraft Forms New Partnership to Protect Future Marine Environments in Indonesia
Posted on January 13th, 2012 by marketing Sustainability
HONOLULU, Hawaii, January 8, 2012 — Norpac Fisheries Export Managing Member Thomas Kraft today announced the formation of a partnership with Arya Cakti of PT Sari Segara Utama in Benoa Indonesia, aimed at finding new solutions for protecting the world’s most diverse marine environment.
The partnership was inspired by Kraft’s participation in the Coral Triangle Initiative Regional Business Forum in October, 2011. The Initiative is a weeklong gathering of hundreds of business, government and civil society leaders advocating strong public and private partnerships for the sustainability of the six Coral Triangle nations – Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor Leste.
Norpac Fisheries Export Managing Member Thomas Kraft to Speak at World Ocean Summit in February, 2012
Posted on January 13th, 2012 by marketing Best Practices
The World Ocean Summit, to be held in Singapore February 22 – 24, 2012, will feature expert speakers like Thomas Kraft of Norpac Fisheries Export to examine critical issues affecting the future of the world’s ocean waters.
HONOLULU, Hawaii, January 8, 2012 – Norpac Fisheries Export Managing Member Thomas Kraft, a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC), will be in Singapore February 22-24, 2012 to address more than 200 global leaders on the relationship between sustainability and the economic potential of the world’s oceans.