Fiji to ratify Port State Measures Agreement

A new aerial surveillance programme funded by the Australian Government will be used by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) to address and monitor illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in members security and maritime domain. Picture: FT FILE

FIJI now joins Australia, New Zealand, Palau, Tonga and Vanuatu in rectifying the Port State Measures targeted to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. In a statement the Ministry of Fisheries said that fishing vessels visited Fiji to offload their catch, restock supplies, provisioning and vessel maintenance. “While this brings benefit […]

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