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CGS Guardian arrives in Mauritius after a six-month refurbishment in India

CGS Guardian arrives in Mauritius after a six-month refurbishment in India
Date:June 22, 2018|Domain:Fisheries--Law and Order

GIS  - 22 June, 2018: The Indian Navy has completed the refit of the National Coast Guard (NCG) vessel CGS Guardian. The vessel arrived in Mauritius from India after a six-month long Service Life Extension Refit (SLER). The SLER is a very detailed o


Budget 2018-2019: Maximising opportunities from Ocean Economy

Budget 2018-2019: Maximising opportunities from Ocean Economy
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Fisheries

GIS – 19 June 2018: Budget 2018-2019 lays emphasis on the ocean economy of Mauritius as the next avenue for the import substitution strategy and for export growth in the medium and long-term. To fully tap the economic possibilities of the ocean, an


Mauritius and South Africa sign MoU on Fisheries

Mauritius and South Africa sign MoU on Fisheries
Date:June 13, 2018|Domain:Fisheries

GIS – 13 June 2018: The Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Republic of South Africa signed yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field o


Mauritius to sign MoU with South Africa in fisheries sector

Mauritius to sign MoU with South Africa in fisheries sector
Date:June 11, 2018|Domain:Fisheries

​GIS - 11 June, 2018: The Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Republic of South Africa, in the field of f


Regulations are being finalised to ban disposal of plastic at sea, says Minister Koonjoo

Regulations are being finalised to ban disposal of plastic at sea, says Minister Koonjoo
Date:June 08, 2018|Domain:Environment--Fisheries

GIS – 08 June 2018: The Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping is finalising the Regulations which will be promulgated to give legal force to Annex V of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from S


Norwegian Research Vessel calls at Port Louis harbour after 30-day mission at sea

Norwegian Research Vessel calls at Port Louis harbour after 30-day mission at sea
Date:June 04, 2018|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 04 June, 2018: The Norwegian oceanographic research vessel, Dr Fridtjof Nansen, arrived on 2 June 2018 at the Port Louis harbour after a 30-day mission in the Mauritius-Seychelles Joint Management Area. In this context, a ceremony was organise


Handing over of New Fishermen Cards and Cheques under the Canotte Scheme

Handing over of New Fishermen Cards and Cheques under the Canotte Scheme
Date:May 28, 2018|Domain:Fisheries

GIS – 28 May 2018: A total of 51 fishermen received their Fishermen Cards and six were handed over cheques as grant under the Canotte Scheme during a ceremony held on Friday 25 May 2018 at the Mauritius Maritime Training Academy in Pointe aux Sables


Maritime sector: Mauritius to sign Jeddah Amendment

Maritime sector: Mauritius to sign Jeddah Amendment
Date:May 18, 2018|Domain:Fisheries--Law and Order

GIS – 18 May, 2018: Government has agreed to Mauritius signing the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct concerning the “Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships, and Illicit Maritime Activity in the Western Indian Ocean and t


Promulgation of the Merchant Shipping Regulations

Promulgation of the Merchant Shipping Regulations
Date:May 17, 2018|Domain:Fisheries--Law and Order

GIS – 17 May, 2018: Government has agreed to the promulgation of the Merchant Shipping (International Safety Management) (ISM Code) Regulations and the Merchant Shipping (Certificate of Competency and Certificate of Proficiency) Regulations under th


Mauritius and New Zealand to reinforce collaboration in various economic spheres

Mauritius and New Zealand to reinforce collaboration in various economic spheres
Date:May 04, 2018|Domain:International Relations--Education & Training--Fisheries--Environment

GIS – 04 May 2018: Mauritius and New Zealand are working towards reinforcing people to people links through the good air connectivity that exists between the two countries in addition to the mutual visa waiver programme facility for both countries h