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  • 8 June 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong recently intercepted what the navy believes are two Vietnamese fishing vessels. Two foreign fishing vessels were apprehended on June 2, in waters off north Queensland for suspected illegal fishing in Australian waters. Maritime Border Command within the Australian Border Force, made the apprehensions off Lihou reef in the Coral […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong helped seize two foreign fishing vessels, believed to be Vietnamese, in waters off far North Queensland for suspected illegal fishing. Maritime Border Command within the Australian Border Force, made the apprehensions on June 21 near Dianne Bank in a coordinated effort with the Australian Fisheries Management Authority. During the inspection, […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Kuwait’s Marine surveillance department has contracted Spanish shipbuilder Freire Shipyard to build a new 42-meter fisheries surveillance patrol vessel. The contract for this patrol vessel came into force in February 2018, Freire announced, and the vessel is scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2019. The vessel is intended to provide support for the marine […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Authorities

    Australian Navy Hydrographic ship, HMAS Leeuwin has completed a successful tri-nation fisheries operation in the Western Pacific. Operation NASSE was coordinated from Noumea, New Caledonia, and was established to enforce the conservation measures legislated by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. HMAS Leeuwin was undertaking broader duties as part of Operation RESOLUTE and was […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Ice Patrol Ship has carried out her first inspection of a fishing vessel in Antarctic Waters. HMS Protector met the fishing vessel while on patrol in Antarctic waters and made arrangements to carry out the inspection. It was conducted under the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), which […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) have just completed almost five weeks of fisheries patrols in the high seas of the South Pacific. Compliance officers from MPI boarded and inspected 19 vessels during the operation, which was supported by Navy patrol vessel HMNZS OTAGO and a Royal New […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Gateway, announced on March 22 the acceptance of the CCGS S. Dudka, a new Canadian Coast Guard specialty vessel which will be used primarily to support the conservation and protection of fisheries resources. “Our Government is proud to accept the […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy’s patrol boat ‘Alboran’ deployed from Cartagena yesterday to take part in NEAFC 2015 campaign. Alboran is joining NEAFC (North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission) 2015 in the waters off Iceland. Spanish Navy is contributing to the European Union’s seasonal campaign to ensure conservation of fishery resources through fisheries inspection and surveillance. The vessel is expected to conduct […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Arnomendi (P-63) has set sail from Ferrol, Spain towards Newfoundland waters, Canada to participate in the 2016 protection campaign of NAFO (North-West Atlantic Fisheries Organization) fishing grounds. The Spanish Navy participates in this seasonal campaign providing naval assets to the European Union to monitor and control the trawlers fishing in […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Spanish Navy’s OPV Tarifa completed a fisheries control campaign in the Mediterranean Sea.  Tarifa started her deployment on April 13 when she departed Cartagena and since then monitored the national fisheries in the regions of Levante, Tramontana, southern Mediterranean and the Alboran Sea. The vessel conducted a total of 25 fisheries inspections with the support […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s frigate HMNZS Wellington has arrived in Honiara after helping New Zealand’s South West Pacific neighbours patrol for illegal and unlicensed fishing activity in their waters. The vessel sailed from New Caledonia last Friday carrying two Senior Agents from the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), and two Senior Agents from the Vanuatu […]

  • 29 April 2011

      THE Naval Service will make history next month when for the first time one of its ships carries out fishery protection duties in foreign wat… By Sean O’Riordan (irishexaminer) [mappress] Source: , April 29, 2011;

  • 8 September 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy’s patrol vessel Arnomendi has just departed from her home port in Cartagena for the international deep sea monitoring campaign in the Cantabrian Sea and the Sole Bank.  The vessel will participate in the deep sea fishing campaign as part of the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) Plan. Her mission will be to monitor […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Spanish Navy’s patrol vessel ‘Arnomendi’ has just returned to her home port in Cartagena after deploying in the Mediterranean Sea monitoring the International Bluefin Tuna Campaign as part of the 2015 Fisheries Surveillance Plan. The ‘Arnomendi’ carried out maritime surveillance and inspection tasks, monitoring the seasonal fishing campaign of the Bluefin Tuna. To this end, four […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy’s OPV Tarifa is starting a new Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization campaign. The vessel left its homeport of Cartagena yesterday, May 20, and is sailing to Newfoundland, Canada. OPV Tarifa will conduct fisheries inspection and surveillance. Its contribution to the campaign will last for a month and a half, and the vessel is scheduled to return home […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy patrol boat ‘Alborán’ has returned to Cartagena after a 40-day deployment participating in this year’s NEAFC (North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission) seasonal campaign in the Irminger Sea, 210 miles south of Iceland. The Spanish Navy conducted 20 inspections of trawlers from different nationalities – Russian, Norwegian, Faroese, Icelandic, German and Spanish – to […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Canadian Coast Guard inaugurated its newest near-shore fisheries research vessel CCGS Leim on 26 August.   The vessel was named in honour of the late Dr. Alexander Henry Leim, a DFO scientist who dedicated his life to fisheries research. Since 2009, the Government of Canada has delivered several new vessels to the Canadian Coast […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has joined the fight against illegal fishing around Niue, securing greater maritime patrols of the Pacific island nation’s waters by having neighboring countries’ boats patrol Niue waters. The agreement was reached during a planning conference on Niue held in late April. Maritime Surveillance Adviser to Tonga, Lieutenant Commander David Ince and […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Fishery Protection vessel HMS Mersey has taken part in a rare opportunity to practise winching training with a Merlin helicopter from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose. The Portsmouth-based vessel was on a routine patrol of the UK’s fishery limits over the weekend when the wind increased, whipping up the water into dangerous swells – meaning […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy’s patrol vessel ‘Tarifa’ yesterday started a journey from Cartagena towards the waters of the Cantabrian Sea and Gran Sol to participate in two fisheries inspection campaigns lasting for 40 days.   First, it will take part in the “Pelagic” campaign, framed within the JDP EFCA (European Fisheries Control Agency) during which it will monitor, control and conduct inspection of regulated fishery […]

  • 9 February 2012

      A Royal Navy patrol ship has issued a record on-the-spot fine to fishermen using undersized nets after sailors boarded a Dutch fishing vessel in the North Sea. HMS Mersey, one of the Royal Navy’s three fishery protection vessels, was on routine duties when she spotted the FV Elizabeth sailing 40 nautical miles (74km) off […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian Coast Guard has launched its third offshore fisheries science vessel (OFSV), the future CCGS John Cabot, at Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver.

  • 30 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy vessel HMS Severn is now back on patrol following her presence at the world-famous Edinburgh Tattoo. The patrol ship, which is one of three sister ships in the Portsmouth-based Fishery Protection Squadron, was berthed at Leith Docks on the outskirts of Edinburgh. From here she supported the Tattoo by providing a welcome platform […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Training & Education

    June is always an eventful month for HMS Severn with the visit to City of Newport. This year the annual visit coincided with Mayoral Civic Sunday, Veterans Day, the Jubilee Celebration Service, Armed Forces Day and the launch of the Newport Armed Forces Covenant and so it was a particularly busy weekend. As is tradition, […]

  • 21 April 2014

    The Irish Naval Service Ship LÉ ROISÍN detained a Spanish registered fishing vessel at 4 pm on April 18th, for alleged breaches of fishing regulations.   The fishing vessel was detained approximately one hundred nautical miles south west of Mizen Head and was due for arrival into Castletownbere on Saturday 19 April. It brings to […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy’s patrol boat ‘Alboran’ deployed on a fisheries campaign in the Bay of Biscay. The vessel departed its homeport Cartagena to take part in fisheries inspection and surveillance tasks which will last until February 21. Alboran will make a stop in the port of Gijon on 11 and 12 February, where its currently embarked […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Industry news

    ST-367 ‘Cabo de Horno’ was recently delivered from Asmar Shipbuilding in Talcahuano, Chile to the Chilean Navy. The vessel is a 74 m long Fishery and Oceanographic Research vessel, built and outfitted for fishery and oceanographic research operation in the Chilean waters. The vessel is built to the ICES 209 noise standard, which implies very […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy’s patrol vessel ‘Alborán’ set sail from Cartagena yesterday morning, August 25, towards the waters of Newfoundland, Canada.   The vessel will participate in the campaign to protect the fisheries of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization – NAFO. ‘Alborán’ will join the campaign for a month and a half, after which it will return to […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Industry news

    Final regulations requiring the United States Navy to implement protective measures during training and testing activities off the coasts of California and Hawaii and on the high seas of the Pacific Ocean to reduce the effects on marine mammals have been released, NOAA Fisheries announced yesterday. The Navy requested an authorization under the Marine Mammal […]