The South African Deep-Sea Trawling Industry Association
Unlocking the value of the Cape hake resource
Our members participate in a sustainable, MSC-certified fishery, provide approximately 12 400 jobs and deliver R8.5 billion to the South African economy every year.
WE REPRESENT COMPANIES IN SOUTH AFRICA’S MSC-CERTIFIED DEEP-SEA TRAWL FISHERY FOR HAKE
With a membership of 25 companies, SADSTIA works closely with government, organised labour, the scientific community, non-governmental organisations and other stakeholders to promote the stability and sustainability of the deep-sea trawling industry.
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News and updates
THE LATEST NEWS FROM SADSTIA
A fisher’s life
Meet the men and women who bring the hake to your plate
Together we fish for the future
On World Fisheries Day 2022, SADSTIA and the MSC partnered to produce this film short film that highlights the contribution of the seafood industry and civil society to safeguarding the ocean.
Four seafarers reach the peak of their profession
On the International Day of the Seafarer, SADSTIA celebrates the personal journeys and achievements of four newly qualified skippers working in the hake deep-sea trawl fishery.
What the camera saw
A five-year survey of the Karbonkel trawl grounds, situated in deep-water off the coast of the Northern Cape, opens a window on the deep-sea environment in which the Cape hake stocks live.