(Pacific) Ltd is one of Fiji's longest established fishing companies.
Solander (Pacific) Ltd commenced its actual fishing operation in
Fiji in 1987 and became a registered Fijian Company in 1988. It
now operates eight longline vessels from Suva. The longline method
ensures that fish are caught in pristine condition. This combined
with short sea trips provide the freshest products possible.
Solander vessels use the RSW (refrigerated salt water) chilling
process. Fish are pre-chilled and then placed in holding tanks where
the core temperature is maintained at -1 degrees celsius for the
entire voyage. The RSW system maintains chilled fish as close to
its natural environment as possible. It provides a fast and stable
chilling process ensuring the freshest possible chilled product.
All products are produced under the USHACCP program.
company has been involved in a cadet program with five-month training
courses in New Zealand. Many of the crew have been with the company
from day one ensuring Solander maintains a high standard of handling