Ministry issues licences to 60 fishing vessels to fish in EEZ

Suva King’s wharf. Plans are in progress to phase out HCFCs used by fi shing vessels. Picture: FILE/ ELIKI NUKUTABU

From 2010 to 2017 there has been a 40 per cent decline in vessel arrivals in the country — this is for foreign and local-based vessels. According to the Ministry of Fisheries in 2005, the licence cap was at 120, which is the maximum number of licences Fiji can allow within its waters. This is […]

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