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A Marine Spatial Plan is crucial for the development of the ocean economy, says Minister Mentor

A Marine Spatial Plan is crucial for the development of the ocean economy, says Minister Mentor
Date:November 22, 2017|Domain:Fisheries--Environment--Sustainable Development--Economy & Finance

GIS - 22 November, 2017: If exploited sustainably, our seas and oceans have a huge potential to foster social and economic growth and prosperity. If we succeed, we will benefit from healthy oceans and seas that create attractive and sustainable futu


Board of Investment organises workshop on Marine Biotechnology

Board of Investment organises workshop on Marine Biotechnology
Date:November 14, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Fisheries--International Relations

GIS - 14 November, 2017:  A one-day workshop focusing on the concrete actions that can expedite, harness and commercialise the country’s marine resources via strategic partnership, focused capacity building and contract based agreements to reduce re


Ocean Economy: MoU to be signed between Mauritius and Scotland

Ocean Economy: MoU to be signed between Mauritius and Scotland
Date:October 20, 2017|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs--Fisheries

GIS - 20 October, 2017: The Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in Research and Education with the Scottish Association for Marine Science. The main objec


Conference on Marine Spatial Planning to be held in Mauritius

Conference on Marine Spatial Planning to be held in Mauritius
Date:October 18, 2017|Domain:Fisheries--Sustainable Development

GIS - 18 October, 2017: A Conference on Marine Spatial Planning will be held in Mauritius in November 2017. The theme of the Conference is “Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 14)”.  The main objectives of the Conferen


Ocean Economy Minister inaugurates upgraded fish landing station in Albion

Ocean Economy Minister inaugurates upgraded fish landing station in Albion
Date:October 13, 2017|Domain:Fisheries

GIS – 13 October, 2017: A newly upgraded fish landing station (FLS), equipped with necessary amenities and facilities to the fishermen community, was inaugurated yesterday in Albion by the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and S


Fisheries: Disposal of seized prohibited fishing equipment

Fisheries: Disposal of seized prohibited fishing equipment
Date:October 12, 2017|Domain:Fisheries

​GIS - 12 October, 2017: The Fisheries Protection Service proceeded yesterday at Mare Chicose Landfill with the annual disposal of seized prohibited articles related to illegal fishing activities. Most of the equipment were seized in the northern re


Mauritius Container Terminal is now a leading container port in the region, says PM

Mauritius Container Terminal is now a leading container port in the region, says PM
Date:October 03, 2017|Domain:Fisheries--Economy & Finance

GIS - 03 October, 2017: The Mauritius Container Terminal (MCT) is now a leading container port in the region with the completion of the extension of the quay to a length of 800 metres. This project, to the tune of Rs 6.5 billion, is in line with Gov


SAGNEP to hold its fifth meeting in Mauritius next year

SAGNEP to hold its fifth meeting in Mauritius next year
Date:September 20, 2017|Domain:Environment--Fisheries

GIS - 20 September, 2017: The 5th Meeting of the Southern African Regional Cooperation Group on Safety of Navigation and Marine Environmental Protection (SAGNEP) would be held in Mauritius in February 2018.  SAGNEP is a regional cooperation group


Protection of marine ecosystem: Several stakeholders to sign MoU

Protection of marine ecosystem: Several stakeholders to sign MoU
Date:September 14, 2017|Domain:Fisheries

GIS – 14 September 2017: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) pertaining to a Technical Exchange Programme on the conservation, protection and management of marine protected areas will be signed by several stakeholders related to the sector.   Sign


Maisons des Pêcheurs receive Rs 3.5 million for renovation purposes

Maisons des Pêcheurs receive Rs 3.5 million for renovation purposes
Date:August 18, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Fisheries

GIS - 18 August 2017: A total of Rs 3.5 million has been allocated for the renovation of the three Maisons des Pêcheurs located at Tamarin, Cap Malheureux and Mahébourg respectively. This decision follows discussions with the Prime Minister, Ministe