PNG National Fisheries Authority

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Company Description:

The National Fisheries Authority(NFA) is a non-commercial statutory authority owned by the government of PapuaNew Guinea and is the COMPETENT AUTHORITY responsible for implementinggovernment policies for managing and developing Papua New Guinea’s fisheriesresources.

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Location & Contact Information:

11th Floor, Deloitte Tower, Douglas Street
PO Box 2016
Port Moresby NCD
111
Papua New Guinea

Web: http://www.fisheries.gov.pg
Telephone: 6753090444
Fax: 6753202061
Contact email: [email protected]

Crabs

Mud Crabs (Scylla serrata)

Method of Fishing: Artisanal Seasonal Fishing Operations

Specification (Graded per piece):
-Whole/Chilled
-Crab Claws Only
-Gut Out
500gm packets
-Crab Meat

Packing

-Whole/Chilled
Packed in 15-16 kg styrene eskies
-Crab Claws Only
IQF and packed in 10kg cartons
-Gut Out
IQF and packed in 8kg cartons
-Crab Meat
Vacuum packed and packed in 10 kg cartons

Fish

Fish Fillets

-Red Snapper L (Coruscans)
-Parrot Fish (Scarus species)
-Rock Cod (Epinephelus species)
-Perches (Lutjanus species)
-Emperor (Lethrinus)
-Goldband Snapper (Multidens species)
-Coral Trout (Plectropomus)
-Spanish Mackerel (Scomberomorus)
-Shark/Flake (Carcharhinus Albimarginatus)

Specification: Skin-off, pin bone removed
Packing: IQF and packed in 10 kg cartons

Fish Maw

Specification: Dried and graded small, medium, large
Packing: Packed by grades in 10-20kg poly bags

Lobster

Frozen Lobster Tails

-Tropical Ornate Lobster (Panulirus ornatus)
-Painted Rock Lobster (Panulirus versicolor)
-Painted Rock Lobster (Pallinurus pencillatus)

Method of Fishing: Hooker Dive (seasonal fishing operation) and/or free dive (all year fishing)

Specification: Graded per piece

Packing:
Tropical Ornate Lobster: IQF and packed in 10-11.34kg cartons
Painted Rock Lobster: IQF and packed in 10kg cartons


Frozen Whole Lobsters

-Painted Rock Lobster (Panulirus versicolor)
-Scalloped Lobster (Panulirus homarus)
-Painted Rock Lobster (Pallinurus pencillatus)

Method of Fishing: Hooker Dive (seasonal fishing operation) and/or free dive (all year fishing)

Specification: Graded per piece

Packing:
IQF and packed in 10kg cartons


Live Whole Lobsters

-Tropical Ornate Lobster (Panulirus ornatus)

Method of Fishing: Free Dive, Hooker Dive (seasonal fishing operation from April to November), or Lamp Fishing

Specification: Graded per piece

Packing:
Packed in 15kg Cartons with ventilation holes

Prawns

Headless Shrimps

-White Banana (Penaeus merguensis)
-Black Tiger (Penaeus monodo)
-Endeavour (Metapenaeus endeavouri)

Method of Fishing: Caught by prawn trawlers and immediately processed on the vessels

Specifications:
White Banana: 9/12, 13/15, 16/20, 21/25, 26/30, 31/40, 41/50, 51/70, 71/90
Black Tiger: 16/20 21/25, 26/30, 31/40
Endeavour: 26/30, 31/40, 41/50, 51/70, 71/90

Packing:
White Banana: Av. Count of Pieces (6x2kgs –Pieces/lb):45, 61, 79, 101, 124, 157, 202, 270, 360
Ideal Net Wt. 2.04kg
Black Tiger: Av. Count of Pieces (6x2kgs –Pieces/lb): 79, 101, 124, 157
Endeavour: Av. Count of Pieces (6x2kgs –Pieces/lb): 124, 157, 202, 270, 360


Head-on Shrimps
-Green Tiger (Penaeus Semisulcatus)
-Black Tiger (Penaeus monodon)

Method of Fishing: Caught by prawn trawlers and immediately processed on the vessels

Specification:
Black Tiger: Mix, 10pcs, 12pcs, 16pcs, 20pcs, 25pcs, 30pcs, 35pcs, 40pcs, 45pcs, 50pcs

Packing:
Black Tiger: 65, 10, 12, 16, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50

NOTE:
-Banana and Endeavour can be packed and Tiger in pieces per lb sizing. All packed in inner cartons (2kgs or 1.5kgs for Tiger) with 6 inners in a Master Carton
-Bulk (10kg) packs also available


Other Headless Shrimps
-White Soft Mix, White Soft Large, Black Soft Mix, Black Soft Large, Endeavour Mix, Green Endeavour, Other Mix Coral/Shimaebi

Method of Fishing: Caught by prawn trawlers and immediately processed on the vessels

Specification: Percentage of catch is only 10%

Tuna

Fresh Chilled Sashimi Grade Tuna
-Yellowfin (Thunnus albacares)
-Bigeye (Thunnus obesus)

Method of Fishing: Long-line Fishing

Specification: Exported grades A, AB & B

Packing: Max of 2-3 whole tuna per carton depending on size. Products are gel packed in food grade plastic in card board box.
N/B: Total ton of both Yellow Fin and Bigeye is 10 – 15 tonnes (Specification)


Frozen Natural Tuna Steak
-Yellowfin (Thunnus albacares)
-Bigeye (Thunnus obesus)

Method of Fishing: Long-line Fishing (minimum) and More for Purse-seine fishing (through Fish-Aggregating-Device (FAD) and/or Free-school)

Specification: Frozen natural steak, skin-off, bones off and black meat off. 150g-252g per steak.

Packing: IVP into carton boxes of 13.5kg


Frozen Whole Tuna:
-Yellowfin (Thunnus albacares)
-Bigeye (Thunnus obesus)
-Skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis)
-Bonito (Sarda chailiensis)

Method of Fishing: Long-line Fishing (minimum) and More for Purse-seine fishing (through Fish-Aggregating-Device (FAD) and/or Free-school)

Specification: Under 20kg sizes (10-20kg) and A to C or D (down grade)

Packing: Per buyers’ specification
Otherwise –for countries apart from EU products are all packed in a 20ft-40ft container, EU requirements: products are individually plastic packed in a 20ft-40ft container.
N/B: Packing specification per species depends on buyers requirements