Besides Europe, this is Japan, Russia and China, which are new markets for the country. But it is Japan that fish is the most popular. The Japanese authorities have thus relocate their activities of fishing vessels that normally operate in South Africa.
Mauritius has, also, a quota supply 5,500 tonnes of tuna to the European Union. The country provided 3,000 tonnes but now with these additional 2500 tonnes, this is certainly the country will win. The objective is to increase the processing capacity of the tuna from 9 000 to 30 000 tonnes per year.
There are also on the presence in water of two new seiners freezers at -40 ° C will benefit from new technical options foreshadowing a new series of ships to come.
They will be added to the fleet Sapmer already composed of five tuna vessels operating in the Indian Ocean: Franche Terre, Manapany, Bernica, Dolomieu and Belouve. Sapmer is present in Mauritius through Mascarene Sea, which operates a joint venture with Seafood Hub Ltd and Ireland Blyth Limited (IBL). It started operations in 2008 in Freeport, Red Sea. Note that the export of fish reported Rs 8.5 billion to the state.