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1 crew member missing after fishing boat fire, explosion in Japan’s northeast

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A crew member of a squid fishing boat that caught fire in a port in northeastern Japan was missing, the Japan Coast Guard was...
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Namibia raises US$37 million from government fishing quota auction

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Namibia has raised close to 628 million Namibian dollars (37 million U.S. dollars) from the auction of 60 percent of its horse mackerel and...
The handout photo released by Russian Foreign Ministry on June 16, 2020 shows Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attending a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not in the picture) in Moscow, Russia, on June 16, 2020. The U.S. attempts to force Iran nuclear deal participants to renounce their obligations and to punish Tehran by illegitimate initiatives, including the arms embargo, have no prospects from the point of view of international law, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. (Sputnik via Xinhua) Editorial use only, no archive, no commercial use.

Iran summons UAE envoy over fishing boats incident

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Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned the charge d'affaires of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Tehran over recent shooting incident at Iranian fishing boats...
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SOA Ghana: Twelve journalists undergo training on marine pollution & sustainable fishing reporting

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Sustainable Ocean Alliance Ghana (SOA Ghana Hub) has unveiled its maiden initiative focused on using data and storytelling tools to put the spotlight marine...
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Tanzanian police arrest 3 suspects over illegal fishing in Lake Victoria

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Tanzanian police said on Sunday they have arrested three suspects from the same family in connection with illegal fishing in Lake Victoria. ...
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Chief Fisherman of Sekondi Approves Closed Fishing Season

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Nana Kweku Yiadom, the Sekondi Chief Fisherman has welcomed the directive issued by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development to ban fishing for...
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TTC approves temporary ban on fishing

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The Tema Traditional Council has endorsed government’s decision to put a temporary ban on fishing activities in May, this year, to augment the fish...
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Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Must Stop Now

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Fishermen in the Central Region have condemned the illegal activities of foreign trawlers in Ghana's marine waters and has called on government to halt...
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Mozambique places ban on fishing, shrimp marketing

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Fishery authorities of Mozambique announced Friday that the activities of fishing and marketing of shrimp are prohibited for two months in the country to...
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Ghana implements closed season system for marine fishing

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The Ghanaian government Friday announced new measures to reverse the alarming decline in marine fish stock in the country. Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development...

NDC embarking on rebuilding grass root base

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Mr Chris Addy-Nayo, a member of the National Democratic Congress in the Buem Constituency has called on Ghanaians to prioritise the education of their...

Mauritius Hold Diplomatic Talks With Russia

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In an attempt to strengthen economic cooperation and diplomatic ties between Russia and Mauritius, the Mauritius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International...
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Child Labour Remains A Silent Nightmare

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The psychological effects of child labour on victims are enormous and sometimes is extremely painful to look at scars at the back, thigh, forehead...

Teshie State Works To Regain Glory

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Gbetwoolor Nii Ashitey Akomfra III, the Teshie Mantse, has assured the public that the Teshie state would regain their glory as the traditional council...
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Namibia struggling to curb illegal fishing practices

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Namibia is struggling to curb illegal, unsustainable fishing practices on perennial rivers in the north of the country amid fears of depletion of...
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Ministry Supports Fishmongers With Artisanal Insulated Containers

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Fish mongers in twelve fishing communities have received ice holding containers that can keep fish fresh for ten days after harvest under a pilot...
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Kenya to spend US$5 million to promote aquaculture

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Kenya said on Monday that it will spend 5 million U.S. dollars with an aim to fast track new strategies to protect and promote...
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Electorates Entreated To Hold MP’s Accountable

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Mr Mohammed Awal, a Researcher at the Centre for Democratic Governance (CDD) has tasked electorates in and around fishing communities in the Western Region...

Gov’t Of Ghana Takes Stand On Child Exploitation

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday said his government would work to ensure that all forms of child exploitation are eliminated in the...

Weatherdock Honoured For Second For Quality Fishing Fleet Tracking Service

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The German Weatherdock AG is honored to be awarded the second time with a big order by an important Asian Government for supplying a...

Gov’t Will Empower Fishermen to Police’ Light Fishing – Afoley Quaye

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As part of efforts to combat the illegal act of light fishing, the Minister-nominee for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has indicated that...

Ban on Fishing to Influence Fishs Pricestakes Effect

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The Ghana Industrial Trawlers Association has hinted of price hike on local fish due to a two months ban on fishing effective today, February...

17 Fishermen in Custody for Illegal Fishing

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PERSONNEL OF the Eastern Naval Command at Tema Newtown in the Greater Accra Region have arrested 17 fishermen for allegedly engaging in illegal fishing...

BECE Candidates Promised Scholarships

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The Dan Bossoe Foundation, a Non-Governmental- Organisation promoting education in the Jomoro District, has donated teaching and learning materials valued more than GHC6,000 to...
Fishing boats take shelter at a harbor in Xiangshan County, Ningbo City of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 10, 2015. Typhoon Chan-Hom is expected to land somewhere between Sanmen and Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province on Saturday afternoon, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) forecast. (Xinhua/Zhang Peijian) (zwx)

Namibian fishing associations demand answers on marine phosphate mining

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This came after the environment commissioner issued the Namibia Marine Phosphate a clearance certificate to start work on the Sandpiper Mine, about 120 kilometers...

Losing Aquatic Matter Through Sand Winning in Coastal Areas

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For decades sand wining and gravel extraction have become prevalent along the coast, where fishing is predominant. The combined effect of the sand winning...
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Tanzania in new strategy to boost fight against illegal fishing

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Tanzania's Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan said that environmental experts will be sent to the southern part of the country to assess the damage...
Fishing boats take shelter at a harbor in Xiangshan County, Ningbo City of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 10, 2015. Typhoon Chan-Hom is expected to land somewhere between Sanmen and Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province on Saturday afternoon, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) forecast. (Xinhua/Zhang Peijian) (zwx)

Fishing Laws Must Be Enforced – Fishmongers

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They said their livelihood depends greatly on the sea and everything possible should be done to protect the sea to prevent them from going...

Fisheries Commission: fishing trawlers closed season to be declared

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During the period that is expected to be operative before the year ends, fishing trawlers would not be allowed to go for fishing expedition,...
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Fight against illegal fishing making progress

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West Africa alone, according to estimates, loses $1.3 billion a year due to IUU. In East and Southern Africa, foreign...