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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


Mauritius to host Maritime Week in January 2018

Mauritius to host Maritime Week in January 2018
Date:August 11, 2017|Domain:Fisheries

GIS– 11 August, 2017: The Mauritius Maritime Week 2018, an international trade event to promote transportation and logistics in the Indian Ocean, would be hosted by Mauritius in January next year.   The event, organised by Transport Events Managem


Leveraging hydrography to fully exploit Mauritius exclusive economic zone

Leveraging hydrography to fully exploit Mauritius exclusive economic zone
Date:June 29, 2017|Domain:International Relations--Environment--Fisheries--Business & Industry

GIS - 29 June 2017: The considerable significance of hydrography for the sustainable and effective exploitation of the country’s Exclusive Maritime Economic Zone to develop the ocean industry was the gist of the message of the Vice-Prime Minister, M


Merchant Shipping Regulations to take effect as from 1 July 2017

Merchant Shipping Regulations to take effect as from 1 July 2017
Date:June 28, 2017|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 28 June, 2017: The Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping would promulgate the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations to introduce new training requirements for all Seafarers in accordance with