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Ghana Council urges govt to end activities of industrial pair trawlers September 09, 2020   |  Source : GhanaWeb  | Copyright : 1994 - 2020 GhanaWeb. All rights reserved.

The Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to direct all industrial pair trawlers to land their catches at the two designated ports of Tema and Takoradi as was done in 2018. The move, the Council note...

Malaysia detains two vessels, 26 Vietnamese fishermen September 09, 2020   |  Source : NST  | Copyright : 2020 © New Straits Times, New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd. A part of Media Prima Group.

Two Vietnamese fishing vessels with 26 crew members were detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for encroaching into the state waters yesterday. The two vessels were spotted about 33 nautical miles off Pulau Tioman during the Op K...

Rohingya refugees rescued by Indonesian fishermen after months at sea by Lauretta Charlton September 09, 2020   |  Source : NYT  | Copyright : © 2020 The New York Times Company

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees stranded at sea for more than six months after repeatedly being denied port by regional authorities were rescued on Monday by local fishermen in Aceh, Indonesia, officials said. The rescue was carried out around mid...

Philippine fishermen stranded at sea by pandemic: ‘We think about jumping overboard’ by ANA P. SANTOS September 09, 2020   |  Source : LA Times  | Copyright : 2020, Los Angeles Times

Anthony Medina’s daughter was 5 months old when he left the Philippines and set sail for the Indian Ocean in December 2018 on an odyssey where his livelihood collided with a pandemic that has kept him adrift at sea and exiled from home. For more than...

3 Kenyan fishermen go missing after crossing to Tanzanian side September 09, 2020   |  Source : Tuko.co.ke  | Copyright : Tuko.co.ke, 2020

Three fishermen from Ringiti Island who went missing after going for a fishing activity a fortnight ago have not yet been found, TUKO.co.ke has established. Kennedy Omondi, 38, Brian Juma, 22, and William Otieno went missing after they left the island...

New Zealand introduces plan to put camera aboard all its fishing vessels by Bernadette Carreon September 09, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

New Zealand’s government last week announced plans to put cameras on board 345 fishing vessels, a plan that will cost more than NZD 40 million (USD 27 million, EUR 23 million). In a press statement, New Zealand Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash said th...

Mauritius leader thanks Japan, saying government not responsible for oil spill September 09, 2020   |  Source : Tḥe Japan Times  | Copyright : THE JAPAN TIMES LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said Monday he is thankful for the Japanese government’s assistance over a major oil spill despite it not being responsible for the accident, according to Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. Motegi spoke by p...

Typhoon Haishen batters South Korea after slamming Japan September 07, 2020   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : 2020 BBC

Typhoon Haishen has touched down in South Korea after slamming through southern Japan. The storm made landfall in Ulsan, just north of Busan, South Korea's second-largest city. More than 300 flights from 10 airports were cancelled, with some train s...

Typhoon Haishen: 200,000 ordered to evacuate as Japan braces for storm September 06, 2020   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : 2020 BBC

More than 200,000 people have been ordered to evacuate areas of Japan threatened by an approaching storm. Typhoon Haishen is expected to intensify on Sunday, bringing heavy rain, storm surges and winds of more than 100mph (160km/h). It will move pas...

'African wave train' continues picking up steam for 2020 hurricane season peak by Jaclyn Whittal September 06, 2020   |  Source : The Weather Network  | Copyright : 2020 The Weather Network Pelmorex Weather Networks

The Atlantic is buzzing with activity, with four tropical disturbances. Three are part of an African wave train -- a series of African waves that can develop into tropical systems. After Laura and Nana made landfalls as categories 4 and 1 hurricanes, r...

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