Friend of the Sea announces approval of the Global Fish pole and line fishery targeting mainly albacore but also skipjack and yellowfin tuna in the South East Atlantic. Global Fish Pty Ltd has its head office in Cape Town and is the largest trader of Tuna in Africa with a volume of 10,000 m/t. The company has approximately 45 independently owned South African and Namibian registered pole and line, freezer and ice fishing vessels. Depending on the water temperature the local season can start from September/October and ends around June/July. The fishing grounds the fleet operates in are Cape Town, Hout Bay, Namibia and Angola.