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Marine Spatial Plan to be elaborated for the Exclusive Economic Zone of Mauritius

Marine Spatial Plan to be elaborated for the Exclusive Economic Zone of Mauritius
Date:December 29, 2016|Domain:Fisheries

​GIS - 29 December, 2016: A Marine Spatial Plan for the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Mauritius will be elaborated in view of the increasing demand for marine space in the EEZ for various purposes, particularly, agriculture, fishe


Towards the improvement of surveillance of the Mauritius Maritime Zone

Towards the improvement of surveillance of the Mauritius Maritime Zone
Date:November 18, 2016|Domain:Fisheries--Law and Order

​GIS – 18 November 2016: Mauritius is presently exploring possibilities to acquire state-of-the-art equipment with a view to improving the surveillance systems of our maritime zone. The Mauritius Police Force is, thus, in the process of acquiring tw


Seafood sector: First participation of Mauritian enterprises in SEAFEX in Dubai

Seafood sector: First participation of Mauritian enterprises in SEAFEX in Dubai
Date:November 10, 2016|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 10 November, 2016: Four Mauritian enterprises participated for the first time in SEAFEX from 7 to 9 November 2016 in Dubai. The participants were: Ferme Marine de Mahebourg (farmed fresh fish); Princes Tuna (Mauritius) (preserved tuna); SAPMER


Academic Board to be set up at Mauritius Maritime Training Academy

Academic Board to be set up at Mauritius Maritime Training Academy
Date:November 09, 2016|Domain:Fisheries--Education & Training

GIS - 09 November, 2016: An Academic Board will be set up at the Mauritius Maritime Training Academy. The Board will supervise and develop the academic activities of the Academy, maintain high standards in teaching and research and determine all ma


Octopus yield triples after two-months’ octopus fishing closure in Mauritius

Octopus yield triples after two-months’ octopus fishing closure in Mauritius
Date:November 07, 2016|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 07 November, 2016: The octopus yield for the year 2016, after the implementation of the octopus fishing closure pilot project, has tripled compared to that of the previous year, in which 453 kg was recorded.   This announcement was made on 4


Ocean economy: Signature of three Deeds of Concession for fish farming

Ocean economy: Signature of three Deeds of Concession for fish farming
Date:October 19, 2016|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 19 October, 2016: In line with Government’s strategy to diversify the fisheries sector and develop a strong ocean economy, three Deeds of Concession for fish farming were signed yesterday at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. The grant of co


Australia and Mauritius collaborate to strengthen Search and Rescue capabilities in the Indian Ocean

Australia and Mauritius collaborate to strengthen Search and Rescue capabilities in the Indian Ocean
Date:September 27, 2016|Domain:Fisheries

 GIS - 27 September, 2016: A specialised Search and Rescue (SAR) Development Course aimed at developing participants’ capability to provide more effective response to maritime and aviation distress situations within their SAR areas was launched yest


Maritime sector: Need to close the gender gap, says Minister Koonjoo

Maritime sector: Need to close the gender gap, says Minister Koonjoo
Date:September 26, 2016|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 26 September, 2016: There is need to close the gender gap in the traditionally male dominated maritime sector, and the initiatives of WOMESA Mauritius are positive steps in that direction, the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fishe


Eight fishermen receive cheques for the purchase of “canottes”

Eight fishermen receive cheques for the purchase of “canottes”
Date:September 26, 2016|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 26 September, 2016: Eight beneficiaries under the Canotte Scheme received on Friday 23 September 2016 their cheques for the purchase of ‘canottes’ during a handing-over ceremony at the Fisheries Training and Extension Centre in Pointe aux Sabl


Study on ecological risks of hull cleaning operations in Port waters to start in September 2016, says Minister Koonjoo

Study on ecological risks of hull cleaning operations in Port waters to start in September 2016, says Minister Koonjoo
Date:September 14, 2016|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 14 September, 2016: A study on the ecological risks of conducting hull cleaning operations in Port waters will kickstart this month at the initiative of the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries, Shipping and Outer Islands and