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Launching of national workshop on BioFouling Management and Invasive Aquatic Species

Launching of national workshop on BioFouling Management and Invasive Aquatic Species
Date:August 22, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 22 August, 2019: A two-day workshop on BioFouling Management and Invasive Aquatic Species, organised by the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping in collaboration with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)


Fishing cooperatives benefit from Financial Grant Scheme for purchase of semi-industrial vessel

Fishing cooperatives benefit from Financial Grant Scheme for purchase of semi-industrial vessel
Date:August 22, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Fisheries

GIS - 22 August, 2019: The Yéyé Offshore Fishing Cooperative Society Ltd has acquired a semi-industrial vessel under the Financial Grant Scheme of a maximum sum of Rs 4 million as announced in Budget 2019-2020. The inauguration of the vessel was h


International Day of the Seafarer 2019: Promoting gender equality in the maritime community

International Day of the Seafarer 2019: Promoting gender equality in the maritime community
Date:July 05, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Gender

​GIS - 05 July, 2019: The empowerment of women in seafarers’ jobs and the promotion of gender equality in the maritime community were highlighted by the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, Mr Premdut Koonjoo, during


Ornamental Fish Farming project to diversify Mauritian fisheries sector

Ornamental Fish Farming project to diversify Mauritian fisheries sector
Date:July 01, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS– 01 July, 2019: The Ornamental Fish Farming project offers a means to diversify and consolidate the fishing sector in Mauritius as the breeding of ornamental fish is a lucrative market that is gaining momentum. According to the Food and Agricult


Maritime safety in Western Indian Ocean at the heart of the regional agenda

Maritime safety in Western Indian Ocean at the heart of the regional agenda
Date:June 24, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 24 June, 2019: The Maritime Safety Week, organised by the Republic of Mauritius in partnership with the Indian Ocean Commission and the European Union, concluded on 20th June 2019 with the adoption of the Declaration of the Ministerial Confere


Exhibition and trip on-board CGS Barracuda mark World Hydrography Day 2019

Exhibition and trip on-board CGS Barracuda mark World Hydrography Day 2019
Date:June 24, 2019|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 24 June, 2019: An open day, comprising an exhibition and a trip on-board CGS Barracuda and the Fast Interceptor Boat (FIB) of the National Coast Guard to showcase the importance of Hydrographic products for a vessel at sea, were organised, tod


22nd Plenary Session takes stock of maritime threats

22nd Plenary Session takes stock of maritime threats
Date:June 20, 2019|Domain:Foreign Affairs--Fisheries

GIS - 20 June, 2019: The 22nd Plenary session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS), which is an international governance mechanism established in response to United Nations Security Council Resolution 1918 (2010), opened t


Cooperation and complementarity among States key to address maritime security issues, says Minister Bodha

Cooperation and complementarity among States key to address maritime security issues, says Minister Bodha
Date:June 19, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

GIS – 19 June, 2019: The second edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean, a Governmental initiative in collaboration with the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and the European Union, opened this morning at


Maritime Security: High Officials Meeting discusses regional cooperation mechanisms

Maritime Security: High Officials Meeting discusses regional cooperation mechanisms
Date:June 18, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

​GIS – 18 June, 2019: The High Officials Meeting, which is preceding the second edition of the Indian Ocean Commission’s (IOC) Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean, opened today at the Intercontinental Hotel, in Ba


University students sensitised on maritime security issues

University students sensitised on maritime security issues
Date:June 17, 2019|Domain:Education & Training--Fisheries

GIS - 17 June, 2019: A roundtable on Maritime Security (MASE) Programme, held in the context of the Second Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security and the 22nd Plenary Session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia, kicked off,