Echebastar is a Basque fishing company of tunas, based in Bermeo, which has a fleet of 6 tuna vessels. We have been working in tuna fishing since 1967, fostering sustainable fishing, a responsible use of fishing products and a maximum concern for the environment.
Thanks to our -60°C deep-freezing system and the monitoring of all the production and supply chain, we offer pure tuna, with its maximum freshness, flavour, texture and health claims.
From 2003 to 2015 we have reduced our fishing capacity by 25%, trying to find another way to do things and supporting DEEP-FREEZING.
In 2020, Echebastar in collaboration with AZTI implemented the SILKY SHARK TAGGING PROJECT. The main objective of this was to measure the post release...
The cycle of the second annual audit the MSC certified Echebastar fishery has been completed with the publication of the CAB’s final report:...
The path did lead to the finish line. Hard work, sacrifice and team effort have finally borne fruit. We can now say it out loud and clear: Gernika...
Jose Mari Garai, cook aboard Alakrana.
They’re away. Yet we feel close to them. Our co-workers go out to sea for months at a time so they can...