Thursday, August 5, 2010

Char and Crab Landings at Nain and Makkovik Plants

The Nain fish plant will continue to process char until mid-August.

Deidi Kohlmeister is the Office Supervisor for the Nain plant.

She says 14,068lbs of char has been landed to date.

Kohlmeister adds there are twenty employees working at the plant, and seven fishermen harvesting the char.

The Makkovik fish plant is still very busy with crab this summer.

We spoke to Junior Andersen, the Production Manager for the plant.

He says 861,965lbs of crab has been landed to date.

Andersen says there are seventy employees working at the plant.

Three crab boats are harvesting the catch.

He adds three boats have arrived in the community for the turbot season.

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