On 18 April, PRODUCE, the Peruvian Ministry of Production's Fishing Vice
Ministry, the entity that executes and directs the sector's policies to
guarantee the rational management of fishing resources and preservation of the
environment, issued resolution 100-2010 authorizing the start of the first
fishing season on 13 May at 00:00 hours in the area between the center - north
area of Peru (North of 16(th) parallel).
The maximum allowable catch limit of anchovy for indirect human consumption for
the first fishing season is 2,500,000 MT.
The first fishing season will end once the maximum allowable catch limit is
reached, otherwise on 31 July 2010. This date may be extended according to the
biological environment, prior report from the Instituto del Mar Peruano, IMARPE.
The list of maximum limits per vessel (quota) is available at www.produce.gob.pe
For further information, please contact:
CEO Samuel Dyer, firstname.lastname@example.org
CFO Eduardo Castro-Mendivil, email@example.com
Tel. (511) 213-4000
About Copeinca ASA
Copeinca ASA is one of the largest fishmeal and fish oil producers in Peru. The
Company produces its fishmeal and fish oil from anchovy harvested off the coast
of Peru, and most of its production is exported. Key countries for export are
China, Japan, Germany, Canada, Chile and Denmark. Typical customers are fish
and animal feed producers as well as refineries for omega-3 products. Copeinca
ASA runs its operations out of Lima and has its own fleet. Copeinca ASA
operates 6 plants located in strategic locations all around the Peruvian coast
line. The company has around 2,000 part and full time employees.
Please visit www.copeinca.com
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl
(Norwegian Securities Trading Act)