Noro, Solomon Islands

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Noro is a town in the Solomon Islands, in the Western Province. It has about 5000 inhabitants. It has a cannery, which was owned by Taiyo Fisheries until 2001 and is now owned by SolTuna.[1] [2]

SolTuna is majority-owned and controlled (51.5%) by Tri-Oceanic Overseas Holdings, LLC (“TOOH”), an affiliate of Tri Marine (“Tri Marine” or the “Group”), which consists of a group of 41 privately-held entities that together, comprise one of the largest global tuna supply companies in the world. The other shareholders of the Company are Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (31.4%), Investment Corporation of Solomon Islands Limited (9.3%) and Provincial Executive of the Western Province (7.8%). [3]

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Coordinates: 8°13′S 157°13′E / 8.217°S 157.217°E / -8.217; 157.217