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Budget 2019-2020: Transforming the Port and modernising infrastructure across the island

Budget 2019-2020: Transforming the Port and modernising infrastructure across the island
Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Infrastructure--Fisheries

GIS– 14 June, 2019: The transformation of the port, through new investments in view of expanding its role and capacity, boost its productivity and enhance its competitiveness, was announced in Budget 2019-2020.    The Mauritius Ports Authority (MP


Mauritius to host 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security

Mauritius to host 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security
Date:June 12, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

GIS - 12 June, 2019: Mauritius will host the 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security and the 22nd Plenary session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) from 18 to 20 June 2019 with aim to follow-up an


Budget 2019-2020: Enhancing productive capacity in ocean economy

Budget 2019-2020: Enhancing productive capacity in ocean economy
Date:June 12, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Fisheries

GIS - 12 June, 2019: Mauritius has an exclusive economic zone of approximately 2.3 million km2 and an additional expanse of extended continental shelf area of approximately 400,000 km2 is co-managed with the Republic of Seychelles. Budget 2019-2020


Mauritius hosts Western Indian Ocean Regional Science to Policy workshop

Mauritius hosts Western Indian Ocean Regional Science to Policy workshop
Date:May 27, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS – 27 May  2019: A three day Western Indian Ocean Regional Science to Policy workshop being held from 27 May 2019 to 29 May 2019, was launched today at the Hotel Sofitel Mauritius in Flic en Flac by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)


A total of 1,934 fishers registered for bad weather allowance

A total of 1,934 fishers registered for bad weather allowance
Date:May 22, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS– 22 May, 2019: The total number of registered fishers eligible for bad weather allowance stood at 1,934 as at December 2018, stated the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, Mr Premdut Koonjoo, yesterday, in reply


Familiarising Member States with IMO State Audit Scheme

Familiarising Member States with IMO State Audit Scheme
Date:May 09, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

​GIS - 09 May, 2019: A one-day workshop aimed at familiarising stakeholders of the maritime industry about the mandatory International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) audit and their respective involvements opened yeste


Empowering selected LDCs to upgrade and diversify their fish exports

Empowering selected LDCs to upgrade and diversify their fish exports
Date:May 06, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 06 May, 2019: Policymakers and practitioners from the least developed countries (LDCs) and other developing countries are participating, from 6 to 11 May 2019, in a workshop entitled ‘Second regional training course on harnessing the potential


Mauritian Government to implement National Maritime Security Strategy

Date:April 30, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS– 30 April, 2019: Government will implement a National Maritime Security Strategy with a new governance structure aiming at improving the maritime security sector and in particular, to protect against threats such as illegal, unregulated and unre


Fisheries sector constitutes one of the main pillars of Mauritius’ Blue economy, says Minister Koonjoo

Fisheries sector constitutes one of the main pillars of Mauritius’ Blue economy, says Minister Koonjoo
Date:April 09, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 09 April, 2019: The fisheries sector is one of the mainstays of the Blue economy of Mauritius and is expected to undergo profound transformation driven by the country’s largely untapped marine resources, market and product diversification, tec


Mauritius to host Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement Compliance Committee and Meeting of Parties

Mauritius to host Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement Compliance Committee and Meeting of Parties
Date:April 02, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS – 02 April 2019: Mauritius will host the 3rd Meeting of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) Compliance Committee and the 6th Meeting of Parties from 27 to 29 June 2019 and from 1 to 5 July 2019, respectively.  Some 35 participa