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Campaign to encourage citizens to be environmentally conscious

Campaign to encourage citizens to be environmentally conscious
Date:December 05, 2019|Domain:Environment--Fisheries--ICT

​ GIS – 05 December 2019: A Pre-Festive Clean up campaign to encourage Mauritians, during this festive season, to act as responsible and environmentally conscious citizens was launched, this morning, at Belle Mare public beach. The launching was fol


Hydrographic Cooperation: INS Darshak on survey mission in Mauritius

Hydrographic Cooperation: INS Darshak on survey mission in Mauritius
Date:November 25, 2019|Domain:International Relations--Fisheries

GIS - 25 November, 2019: Indian Naval Ship (INS) Darshak arrived in Mauritius this morning to carry out, for a period of one month, multi-disciplinary surveys under the Memorandum of Understanding on Hydrographic Cooperation between the Government o


World Fisheries Day 2019 focuses on ensuring social sustainability

World Fisheries Day 2019 focuses on ensuring social sustainability
Date:November 22, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 22 November, 2019: World Fisheries Day 2019, with a focus on ensuring social sustainability throughout the long and complex value chains of the fisheries and aquaculture sector, was observed, yesterday, by the Ministry of Blue Economy, Marine


World Maritime Day 2019: Workshop focuses on empowering women in the maritime sector

World Maritime Day 2019: Workshop focuses on empowering women in the maritime sector
Date:September 26, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS – 26 September, 2019: The importance of empowering women in the maritime sector was highlighted today by the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, Mr Premdut Koonjoo, at the closing ceremony of a half-day workshop


Launching of national workshop on BioFouling Management and Invasive Aquatic Species

Launching of national workshop on BioFouling Management and Invasive Aquatic Species
Date:August 22, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 22 August, 2019: A two-day workshop on BioFouling Management and Invasive Aquatic Species, organised by the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping in collaboration with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)


Fishing cooperatives benefit from Financial Grant Scheme for purchase of semi-industrial vessel

Fishing cooperatives benefit from Financial Grant Scheme for purchase of semi-industrial vessel
Date:August 22, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Fisheries

GIS - 22 August, 2019: The Yéyé Offshore Fishing Cooperative Society Ltd has acquired a semi-industrial vessel under the Financial Grant Scheme of a maximum sum of Rs 4 million as announced in Budget 2019-2020. The inauguration of the vessel was h


International Day of the Seafarer 2019: Promoting gender equality in the maritime community

International Day of the Seafarer 2019: Promoting gender equality in the maritime community
Date:July 05, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Gender

​GIS - 05 July, 2019: The empowerment of women in seafarers’ jobs and the promotion of gender equality in the maritime community were highlighted by the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, Mr Premdut Koonjoo, during


Ornamental Fish Farming project to diversify Mauritian fisheries sector

Ornamental Fish Farming project to diversify Mauritian fisheries sector
Date:July 01, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS– 01 July, 2019: The Ornamental Fish Farming project offers a means to diversify and consolidate the fishing sector in Mauritius as the breeding of ornamental fish is a lucrative market that is gaining momentum. According to the Food and Agricult


Maritime safety in Western Indian Ocean at the heart of the regional agenda

Maritime safety in Western Indian Ocean at the heart of the regional agenda
Date:June 24, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 24 June, 2019: The Maritime Safety Week, organised by the Republic of Mauritius in partnership with the Indian Ocean Commission and the European Union, concluded on 20th June 2019 with the adoption of the Declaration of the Ministerial Confere


Exhibition and trip on-board CGS Barracuda mark World Hydrography Day 2019

Exhibition and trip on-board CGS Barracuda mark World Hydrography Day 2019
Date:June 24, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 24 June, 2019: An open day, comprising an exhibition and a trip on-board CGS Barracuda and the Fast Interceptor Boat (FIB) of the National Coast Guard to showcase the importance of Hydrographic products for a vessel at sea, were organised, tod