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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,


Budget 2019-2020: Transforming the Port and modernising infrastructure across the island

Budget 2019-2020: Transforming the Port and modernising infrastructure across the island
Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Infrastructure--Fisheries

GIS– 14 June, 2019: The transformation of the port, through new investments in view of expanding its role and capacity, boost its productivity and enhance its competitiveness, was announced in Budget 2019-2020.    The Mauritius Ports Authority (MP


Mauritius to host 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security

Mauritius to host 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security
Date:June 12, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

GIS - 12 June, 2019: Mauritius will host the 2nd Edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security and the 22nd Plenary session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) from 18 to 20 June 2019 with aim to follow-up an