Big plan for tuna fishing

Big plan for tuna fishing

The government is set to issue more licences to catch tuna and pelagic fishes beyond the 200-metre depth of the Bay of Bengal and in the Indian Ocean, said officials at the fisheries and livestock ministry. As of now, a total of 16 firms have applied to the Department of Fisheries (DoF) for permission. For […]

Two dead after three fishermen swept into ocean at popular NSW fishing spot

Two men from Sydney’s western suburbs have died after three fishermen were swept into the ocean at a popular fishing spot at Port Kembla on the NSW south coast. Mahedi Khan, 30, and 37-year-old Mozaffor Ahmed, both from from Lakemba were unable to be revived after a wave knocked them into the water just before […]

We will not vote for NRM, fishing communities say

By Monitor Team As President Museveni endeavours to mend fences with the fishing communities who claim they were tortured by the army’s  Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU),majority have vowed not to vote for National Resistance Movement (NRM) candidates in the Thursday national elections. The communities, who derive their livelihood mainly from the lakes such as Victoria, […]

UK readies navy to protect fishing if Brexit talks fail

British government Brexit information campaign advertisement is seen along the M25 near Westerham, in Kent on December 12, 2020 Reuters Four 80-metre vessels have been placed on standby to guard British waters Britain on Saturday readied armed Royal Navy ships to patrol its fishing waters if tempers flare after a “no-deal” Brexit as a make-or-break […]