NEWS RELEASE: GROUP RESULTS AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2006

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A Positive Year for Oceana Despite Tough Conditions Oceana Chairman, Mustaq Brey reported that in a very difficult year for the fishing industry due to poor fishing conditions, the group achieved very pleasing results. Brey reported earnings per share for the year ended 30 September 2006 increased by 19% compared to those of the previous… Read more »

SENS ANNOUNCEMENT: BEE TRANSACTION

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Oceana – Results Of General Meeting and Fulfilment Of All Outstanding Conditions Precedent Release Date: 22/09/200611:34:55 Code(s): OCE Oceana Group Limited (Incorporated In The Republic Of South Africa) (Registration Number 1939/001730/06) Jse Share Code:OCE Nsx Share Code:OCG Isin: ZAE000025284 (“Oceana”) Results of general meeting and Fulfilment of all outstanding conditions precedent A general meeting of… Read more »

LUCKY 13 QUALIFY FOR TOP MARITIME JOBS

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OCEANA cadets graduated at a special ceremony on September 21, 2006. Guests celebrated the success of these latest graduates in the MV Desert Diamond South Africanisation initiative. THIRTEEN formerly unemployed graduates are among the first batch of South Africans to qualify for top jobs in the commercial fishing industry. The cadets, aged between 20 and… Read more »

MAYDON WHARF STERI-FRUIT TERMINAL

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THE LAUNCH on 31 March 2005 of the Commercial Cold Storage specialised fruit terminal at Maydon Wharf 7 in Durban was seen by the industry as one of South Africa’s first examples of government’s new ports’ policy to encourage private-public partnerships. The terminal, which was officially opened by Transnet’s Maria Ramos, is the result of… Read more »

OCEANA BULLETIN: OCEANA GROUP BLACK EMPLOYEE SHARE TRUST

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Today a circular was posted to all Oceana shareholders with further details about the BEE transaction and advising shareholders of a general meeting to be held on the 22ndSeptember to consider and approve resolutions needed to implement the Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) transaction. I encourage you to read the detailed announcement which will be published… Read more »

CONGRATULATIONS ON ACHIEVEMENT

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Eugene Bergens, deck cadet for Desert Diamond Fishing, was promoted in July 2006 to the position as the first South African third officer on MV. Desert Diamond. Eugene passed his South African Maritime Safety Authority Grade 4 Watch Keeping Certificate, as well as his Navigation Officer of the Watch (T1) at Cape Peninsula University of… Read more »

SA FLAGGING OF SPECIALISED HORSE MACKEREL VESSEL

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In a significant development for the South African fishing industry, Oceana’s specialised horse mackerel fishing vessel, the MFV Desert Diamond, has been re-registered to sail under the South African flag. In 2003 the Oceana Group invested R77 million in the purchase and refurbishment of Desert Diamond, a state-of-the-art midwater trawl and factory vessel. At 7765… Read more »

OCEANA BULLETIN: BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT TRANSACTION

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The aim of this bulletin is to share with you some of the details announced to Oceana shareholders and the public via the JSE SENS and the media regarding the Oceana BEE transaction and to put these developments into context. The announcement advised shareholders that an agreement had been concluded between Oceana Group, Ocfish Holding… Read more »

BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT TRANSACTION

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In what will lead on from a historically significant transaction in 1994, long before BEE scorecards had been considered, Oceana has entered into a black economic empowerment transaction. Details are contained in the JSE SENS announcement of 26 June 2006 and can be downloaded from the PDF.

JSE SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT INDEX

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Announcement by Oceana CEO Andrew Marshall on 25 April 2006: Last year when announcing Oceana’s listing for the first time on the JSE SRI Index, we said that we hoped to improve our position on this index, which was a first for the fishing industry. Today, I am proud to announce that Oceana has performed… Read more »