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Greeting from the President


As a main player of Kyokuyo company group

Kyokuyo Suisan was established by mother company Kyokuyo in 1997 and engage Tuna purse seine fishing business by five(5) fishing vessels, Sashimi grade tuna processing business, and ULT(Ultra Low Temperature) grade cold storage business.
In 2020, we were also established the new Tuna processing plant that has the latest facilities for producing tuna and have acquired EU-HACCP(Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) to all the Tuna processing plant.
We are striving to produce the safety products in the hygienic environment.
Additionally, now, we are planning to build the new large Tuna purse seine fishing vessel,
putting effort into the Tuna purse seine fishing business, too.
We`ll strive for active and efficient management as a main player of Kyokuyo company group.

CEO Hiroyuki Aoki, President Yasuyuki SobajimaCEO Hiroyuki Aoki, President Yasuyuki Sobajima

Profile

Company title Kyokuyo Suisan Co., Ltd.
Establish March 12, 1997
Initial capital 192 million JP yen
President CEO Hiroyuki Aoki, President Yasuyuki Sobajima
Employee 120-office staff, 129-crew member
Annual sales 6.9 billion JP yen
Business field 1. Tuna Purse seine fishing
We operate five(5) tuna purse seiners, Wakaba Maru No.3, Wakaba Maru No.5,
Wakaba Maru No.6, Wakaba Maru No.7 and Wakaba Maru No.8

2. Sashimi grade tuna processing
We mainly produce sashimi grade tuna loin by using whole round frozen tuna.
Such products are distributed in sushi restaurant and supermarket in Japan.

3. ULT cold storage
Our ULT grade cold storage is designed to keep sashimi grade tuna products and its raw material as high quality, its capacity is 8,000mt with negative -55 centigrade.

4. Minced tuna processing
Weproduce minced tuna at the Souemon plant
Address Head Office and Oigawa Plant
1441-1,Habuchi Yaizu Shizuoka, Japan
Zip code:421-0213

Souemon Plant
1190,Souemon Yaizu Shizuoka, Japan
Zip code:425-0065
Phone & Fax General Affairs Dept. +81-54-622-5111, Fax 5115
Fisheries Dept.  +81-54-622-5112, Fax 5116
Tuna processing & Cold storage Dept. +81-54-622-5113, Fax 5117
Souemon Plant +81-54-624-3300, Fax 3306
Mother company Kyokuyo Co., Ltd. http://www.kyokuyo.co.jp/
Subsidiary company Kiribati and Kyokuyo Co., Ltd (KKC) location: Bairiki, Republic of Kiribati
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company
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Souemon Plant
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Director

Director

CEO : Hiroyuki Aoki
President : Yasuyuki Sobajima
Director : Yasunori Shimoichi
     Kenichi Sakuragi
     Hideki Mizuno
     Hideo Doi (Part-time Director)

Corporate Auditor :
     Yasuo Kawai (Part-time Director)

Number of employees

Office staff : 137 persons
Crew member : 130 persons
Sum total : 267 persons(As of April 1, 2020)

Tuna Purse seine fishing Dept.

We operate five(5) Tuna purse seine fishing vessels in particular Wakaba Maru No.3, Wakaba Maru No.5, Wakaba Maru No.6, Wakaba Maru No.7 and Wakaba Maru No.8. We mainly fish in Tropical area of Western Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) such as EEZ of Papua New Guinea, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Solomon Is., Republic of Marshall Is. and Palau in year around. Our catches are mainly unloaded in Japanese tuna market such as Yaizu(Shizuoka pref.), Makurazaki(Kagoshima pref.) and Yamagawa(Kagoshima pref.). In addition, Wakaba Maru No.5 and No.6 operate in Japan near coastal area so-called KINKAI fishing ground from mid of June to end of August in order to harvest sashimi grade oily skipjack tuna. Most of such catches are unloaded in Ishinomaki port.

Total our catches in recent years is recorded as 28,000mt per year.

Our fleets

Our purse seine
fleets are shown in bellow;

WAKABA MARU No.3

WAKABA MARU No.3

WAKABA MARU No.5

WAKABA MARU No.5

WAKABA MARU No.6

WAKABA MARU No.6

WAKABA MARU No.7

WAKABA MARU No.7

WAKABA MARU No.8

WAKABA MARU No.8

Name of vessel Tonnage International Tonnage Year launch
WAKABA MARU No.3 349 1,096 1989
WAKABA MARU No.5 383 1,183 2003
WAKABA MARU No.6 349 1,096 1992
WAKABA MARU No.7 760 1,788 2009
WAKABA MARU No.8 349 1,094 1990
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