Kolonia, Pohnpei: February 9, 2024 – The Board of Directors for the Caroline Fishing Corporation (CFC), led by CEO Marko Kamber, paid a courtesy call on Governor Stevenson A. Joseph to discuss the current state of the Tuna Market and provide insights into CFC’s ongoing operations. The meeting, held at the Governor’s office, was marked by open dialogue and shared aspirations for the continued growth of CFC in the region.
CEO Marko Kamber presented an overview of the dynamics within the Tuna Market, shedding light on the challenges and opportunities that the industry currently faces. He provided valuable insights into CFC’s operational strategies and emphasized the corporation’s commitment to transparency, citing annual audits as a key measure to ensure accountability.
Both Governor Joseph and the Board of Directors expressed their shared commitment to fostering a conducive environment for CFC’s growth, acknowledging the corporation’s vital role in the local and regional economy. The discussion centered around collaborative efforts to navigate challenges, explore new avenues for development, and capitalize on emerging opportunities in the fisheries sector.
Governor Joseph commended CFC for its commitment to transparency and welcomed the corporation’s dedication to annual audits as a means of ensuring accountability and maintaining the highest standards of operation. The Governor expressed his desire to see CFC thrive and continue to contribute to the economic well-being of Pohnpei, as Pohnpei State owns approximately 42 percent of CFC.
The meeting concluded on a positive note, with mutual assurances of ongoing collaboration and support between the government and the Caroline Fishing Corporation. Both parties reiterated their commitment to working hand-in-hand to navigate industry challenges and facilitate sustainable growth for the benefit of the community.