VEB Fischfang Saßnitz
On January 1, 1949, VEB Ostseefischerei Mecklenburg, based in Saßnitz, was founded. February 7, 1949, when the company took over its first twelve 17-meter fishing trawls , is the symbolic founding date . On January 1, 1952, the company was renamed VEB Fischkombinat Saßnitz. The VEB operated deep sea and coastal fishing . With 66,149 tons , the company achieved its historically highest catch in 1975. On January 1, 1979, the state-owned company was renamed and restructured again and the Saßnitz fish combine became Saßnitz fish catching within the Rostock fish combine. In 1985, 27 fishing cooperatives were integrated into the business. After the political change in the GDR , the VEB Fischfang Saßnitz was converted into the Saßnitzer Fang-, Verarbeitungs- und Hafenbetriebsgesellschaft mbH on July 1, 1990 with 1594 employees, 450 of whom were seafaring personnel.
- "Harvesting without sowing, only the fishermen could do that" - The new beginning in Sassnitz . Published on hochseefischer-welt.de. Accessed July 7, 2018.