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Fishing trip ends in tragedy for Fiji fishers by Avinesh Gopal April 08, 2012   |  Source : Fiji Times  | Copyright : 2004 - 2007, Fiji Times Limited

A man died after being struck by a lightning while returning from a fishing trip yesterday afternoon. The incident happened a few metres away from the seawall at Nasese in Suva between 3:30pm and 4pm. The death brings the number of people who have d...

Fishing boat owner sees beginning of the end for independent groundfish boats by DON CUDDY April 08, 2012   |  Source : SouthCoastToday  | Copyright : 2012. Dow Jones Local Media Group, Inc

From Labrador to the Falkland Islands, there are not many fishing grounds Stanley Adamczewski has not trawled in 46 years on the water as a commercial fisherman. Fishing has been good to the Polish native who came to the U.S. in 1974 and started out as...

32 foreign fishermen held in Malaysia April 08, 2012   |  Source : Borneo Post  | Copyright : 2010-2011 BorneoPost Online

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) arrested 32 Vietnamese fishermen and seized four boats during Ops Permai 1/06 last Wednesday and Thursday. About three tons of marine products were found on each vessel. Bintulu District 12 maritime e...

Iran’s fishery exports up 64% April 07, 2012   |  Source : Tehran Times  | Copyright : TehranTimes

Iran exported $13,798 worth of fishery products last calendar year, which ended on March 19, showing a 64 percent rise compared to the year before, IRNA news agency reported. The exported products weighed 4,594 tons, up 52 percent yea on year, the rep...

US Coast Guard to scuttle Japanese tsunami ship by Yereth Rosen April 06, 2012   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

The U.S. Coast Guard opened fire on Thursday on a derelict Japanese fishing vessel washed out to sea by last year's devastating tsunami in a bid to sink it and eliminate a threat to navigation, a spokesman for the agency said. The Coast Guard, which ho...

Indian fisheries body inaugurates business incubation centre April 06, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu Business Line

The Central Institute of Fisheries and Technology (CIFT) in Kochi, Kerala, India, inaugurated a 5,000-square metre business incubation centre at their premises in Kochi. The centre was inaugurated by Dr S Ayyappan, Secretary, Department of Agricultural Re...

Voyage of Japanese ‘ghost ship’ ends April 06, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu

The U.S. Coast Guard unleashed cannon fire Thursday at a Japanese vessel set adrift by last year’s tsunami, stopping the ship’s long, lonely voyage across the Pacific Ocean. A Coast Guard cutter fired on the abandoned 164-foot (50-meter) Ryou-Un Ma...

Indian NGO Shashwat nominated for UNDP award April 06, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Shashwat an NGO based in Ambegaon in Pune district in the Indian State of Maharashtra, has been chosen for the 'Equator Prize 2012,' of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), for its work on local development solutions for people, nature and resil...

S Korean prosecutors seek death penalty for Chinese fisherman by Robert Lee April 04, 2012   |  Source : Korea Herald  | Copyright : HERALD MEDIA INC

Prosecutors demanded Wednesday the death penalty for the captain of an illegal Chinese fishing boat indicted on charges of killing a Korean Coast Guard officer last year. The Incheon District Prosecutors’ Office also asked for two- to three-year pris...

Caribbean Fisheries Forum tackles challenges in fishing throughout the Caribbean by Yasmin Popescu April 04, 2012   |  Source : The Freeport News  | Copyright : 2012 The Freeport News

Concerns were again reiterated over the numerous challenges which can militate against sustainable development of the fisheries and aquaculture sector during the recent Caribbean Fisheries Forum held in Nassau. CRFM Executive Director, Milton Haughton ...

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