Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Corporation

Mission: “To harvest QC fishing allocations through its wholly-owned vessel, a multi-species factory freeze vessel”.

Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Corporation (QFC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qikiqtaaluk Corporation.

QFC fishes the licenses long held by QC issued by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, through the NWMB Access and Allocations process and from other allocation holders, for shrimp and turbot.


Product Information

Coldwater Shrimp
(Pandalus borealis)
Crevette rose

Our shrimp is frozen at sea and is harvested from the purest of Arctic waters. It is packed in the following manner:

Greenland Halibut / Turbot
(Reinhardtius hippoglossides)
Flétan du Groenland


O.N. : 818888

T.C. 138778

Owners: QFC 100%
Built: Year 1988, Norway
Flag: Canada

Fishing gear: Twin trawl, Shrimp and Turbot.
Note: Classed with DNV

Length: 76m
Wide: 13,00m
Depth: 8.12m
Gross tonnage 2,634

Capacity: 900 t of turbot or 570 t of shrimp
Engine: Wartsila
Engine hp.: 4080
Engine Kw.: 3000

The Saputi crew varies from 26-30 depending on whether she is fishing shrimp or turbot. Our objective is to maximize Inuit employment on the Saputi.


Carrying Capacity Frozen product: Shrimp 570t or turbot 900t

Freezing Capacity daily: Shrimp 50 t, or turbot 35t


Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Staff:


Lina Hutchings, Crewing Officer

Keith Coady, General Manager

Cindy King, Administrative Officer

Grant Dalton, Operations Manager

Dianne Dunn, Administrative Assistant

Karine Joanisse, Accountant

Contact us:

Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Corporation

14 Clyde Avenue

Mount Pearl NL

A1M 4S1

Tel: 709 800 1920

Fax: 709 800 2865