SADSTIA is an association of South African trawler owners and operators. It is aindustrial body that interacts with government, non-governmental organisations and other interested parties for the benefit of the South African deep-sea trawl industry.
SADSTIA and its affiliates represent all right-holders in the deep-sea trawl sector, accounting for 100% of the hake landed by this fishery. The Association is governed by its members and an executive committee is responsible for its management.
The chairman and/or deputy chairman and an executive secretary take care of the day-to-day management of the association.