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Symposium focuses on Second International Indian Ocean Expedition

Symposium focuses on Second International Indian Ocean Expedition
Date:December 23, 2015|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 23 December, 2015: In the wake of the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2), a symposium was inaugurated today at Le Labourdonnais Hotel in Port Louis. It is organised jointly by the Continental Shelf, Maritime Zones Administra


National Plan of Action for the conservation and management of sharks is in preparation

National Plan of Action for the conservation and management of sharks is in preparation
Date:December 22, 2015|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Fisheries--Sustainable Development

GIS - 22 December, 2015: A National Plan of Action (NPOA) for the conservation and management of sharks, is being prepared, in line with the International Plan of Action for Sharks of the Food and Agriculture Organisation.  The NPOA will aim at impl


Minister Koonjoo outlines achievements of his ministry

Minister Koonjoo outlines achievements of his ministry
Date:December 18, 2015|Domain:Fisheries

GIS- 18 December 2015: The achievements for the year 2015 in the fisheries, maritime and ocean economy sectors were the focus of a press meeting organised yesterday by the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries, Shipping and Outer Is


Ocean Economy: MOI organises workshop on Research and Development

Ocean Economy: MOI organises workshop on Research and Development
Date:November 24, 2015|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 24 November, 2015: Research and development will be crucial for the development of the ocean economy as the next phase of our socio-economic development will be driven by technology and innovation, said the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Re


Wrap-up workshop on Illegal Fishing and Marine Resources Management opens today

Wrap-up workshop on Illegal Fishing and Marine Resources Management opens today
Date:November 19, 2015|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 19 November, 2015: A two-day wrap-up workshop for the project "Combatting Illegal Fishing, Marine Resources Management and Strengthening Quality of Fish Products" opened this morning at the Mauritius Maritime Training Academy in Poin


Mauritius-Bangladesh: Identifying avenues of cooperation in the field of port development

Mauritius-Bangladesh: Identifying avenues of cooperation in the field of port development
Date:November 06, 2015|Domain:International Relations--Fisheries

GIS - 06 November, 2015: Identifying avenues of cooperation in the field of port development was the main focus at a meeting held yesterday at the Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) between members of a delegation from the People’s Republic of Banglade


Workshop on Biosecurity and Aquatic Animal Health opens today

Workshop on Biosecurity and Aquatic Animal Health opens today
Date:November 04, 2015|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 04 November, 2015: A three-day workshop on biosecurity and aquatic animal health opened this morning at the Fisheries Training and Extension Centre in Pointe aux Sables. The Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries, Shipping and


Award of certificates to 166 Fisheries Protection Officers

Award of certificates to 166 Fisheries Protection Officers
Date:October 30, 2015|Domain:Fisheries

​GIS - 30 October, 2015: Some 166 Fisheries Protection Officers from the Fisheries Protection Service (FPS) were awarded yesterday their certificates after having followed a course in capacity building at the University of Technology, Mauritius in P


Shipping sector Mauritius Maritime Training Academy to offer weekend classes

Shipping sector Mauritius Maritime Training Academy to offer weekend classes
Date:October 22, 2015|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 22 October, 2015: Weekend classes have been launched by the Mauritius Maritime Training Academy (MMTA) this morning at the Fisheries Training and Extension Centre (FiTEC) in Pointe aux Sables in a bid to allow potential trainees who are employ


Mauritius poised to become a strategic bunkering hub, says Minister Koonjoo

Mauritius poised to become a strategic bunkering hub, says Minister Koonjoo
Date:October 15, 2015|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 15 October, 2015: Mauritius is poised to become a strategic bunkering hub with the confluence of exogenous factors such as booming south-south trade and Africa catching up rapidly and being strategically located along the South-South maritime