By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our Privacy Policy.
Tarawa, Kiribati
We'are Open: Mon - Fri 9:00 - 17:15

Central Pacific Producers Ltd (CPPL)

The State-Owned Enterprise (SOE) Central Pacific Producers Limited (CPPL) is a company fully owned by the Government of Kiribati through the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Development. CPPL was established in May 2001 and exists to support national development and resource marketing. CPPL’s headquarters are situated in Tarawa, within the Gilbert Group and has operations that have expanded over time.

CPPL provides various services, including:

  • Shipping: CPPL offers sea transport for both freight and passengers within Kiribati's territory.

  • Agents for Foreign Fishing Companies: CPPL act as agents for foreign fishing companies from South Korea, Taiwan, and China. Additionally, they handle the recruitment and replacement of local seafarers for these foreign fishing vessels, which is a significant source of employment for male citizens.

  • Charter Boats: CPPL provides charter services for fishing and private cruising, offering speed boats at competitive prices for tourists and citizens interested in these activities.

  • Product Sales: CPPL sells a range of products, including reef and deep-bottom fish, sun-dried organic seaweed, ice blocks, and fishing gear.


Stakeholders of CPPL are individuals or groups affected by their operations. Stakeholders have an interest in CPPL’s success and can influence it positively or negatively. Our key stakeholders include:

  • Ministry of Environment and Social Development: They evaluate the environmental impact of our marine resource activities and export development. They also focus on protecting subsistence fisheries, marine habitats, and marine life.

  • Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism: They assess foreign investment in the marine sector.

  • Ministry of Home Affairs: They handle internal affairs, including outer island development activities.

  • Ministry of Line and Phoenix Groups: They oversee developments in the islands where CPPL operates.

  • Other Agencies: We collaborate with the Fishing Training Centre, Council of Churches, Fisher’s Association, and Development Bank of Kiribati.

  • MFMRD and CPPL work together committed to contributing to the growth of Kiribati and its marine resources while maintaining a positive impact on the stakeholders and the environment.

+868 75021099

+868 75021099

Bairiki, Tarawa, Kiribati

Bairiki, Tarawa, Kiribati