Request for Expressions of Interest: Recruiting Agents for Fishing Crew

Tuvalu Fisheries Department, on the instructions of the Cabinet, is seeking expressions of interest from Tuvaluan national companies to take on the role of agents to recruit Fishing Crew on Tuvalu flag purse seiners. There are at least 30 positions available for fishing crew for contracts of one year or more. If the initial placements […]

Tuvalu and Korea Strengthen Ties with Historic Fisheries Cooperation and Aid Project

Funafuti, Tuvalu – A momentous celebration took place last week as Tuvalu and Korea joined hands to commemorate their long-standing and mutually beneficial cooperation, particularly in the flourishing fisheries sector. This historic partnership, rooted in trust and friendship, has been a cornerstone of both nations’ prosperity. Korean fishing vessels have been a common sight in […]

Ten Tuvaluan Crew Members Graduate as Purse Seine Experts

In a significant step towards bolstering its domestic fishing industry and providing employment opportunities for its citizens, Tuvalu Maritime Training Institute (TMTI) and the Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD) jointly celebrated the graduation of ten local Tuvaluans as purse seine crew members. This achievement aligns with Tuvalu Fisheries’ primary objectives of nurturing opportunities for Tuvaluan fishing […]

Join the PNAO Team as a VDS/VMS Officer!

Are you passionate about marine conservation and fisheries management? Do you have the skills and experience to make a difference in the Pacific region? The Parties to the Nauru Agreement Office (PNAO) is looking for a dedicated VDS/VMS Officer to play a vital role in our mission to safeguard our oceans. Position: VDS/VMS Officer Location: […]

Closed: Vacancy Advertisement: 2 Community Fisheries Officer

Are you passionate about fisheries and eager to make a difference in your community? The TFSP2 project under the Tuvalu Fisheries Department is recruiting two Community Fisheries Officers to work in Niutao and Nukufetau. If you have a strong educational background or seaman training experience and are dedicated to enhancing fisheries management in your home […]

Tuvalu Takes Bold Steps to Access Lucrative EU Fish Market

In a significant development for Tuvalu’s fishing industry, the country has taken critical steps to secure a spot on the European Union (EU) market. Two key initiatives have been launched recently, marking a substantial leap forward for the nation’s aspirations to boost its economic prospects. From August 7th to 18th, 2023, the Institute of Applied […]

Tuvalu Fisheries Laws and Relevant Judgements

Laws, Regulations and other Instruments applying to Fisheries in Tuvalu: Tuvalu Marine Resources Act (2006): CAP 48.16 Fisheries (VMS) Regulations(2000): CAP 48.20.3; Conservation and Management Measures (PNA 3IA) Regulations (2009): LN 17 of 2009; Marine Resources Amendment Act (2012); Marine Resources Amendment Act (2017); Maritime Zones Act (2012)(2012); Declaration of Archipelagic Baselines (2012): LN 7 […]

Tuvalu Fisheries Department hosts successful training program to boost marine conservation efforts

Tuvalu – In a significant step towards strengthening marine conservation efforts, the Tuvalu Fisheries Department recently organized an extensive diving training program aimed at equipping 11 local divers, 8 Fisheries officer, 2 officers from the Kaupule Funafuti and an officer from the Marine & Port services Department. The training program spanned over a week and […]

INVITATION FOR QUOTATION

The TFSP2 project wishes to buy the following sea safety equipment for the Fisheries Grab Bag Programme: 50 ACR ResQlink PLBs 84 Cobra 500 handheld VHF radios 57 Garmin GPS73 Hand Held GPS For supply by DHL to Funafuti, Tuvalu. For further information please Click on the provided link to download the attached request for quotes: […]

Tuvalu Fisheries on the move to establish the Tuvalu Fisheries Authority

In the last three weeks, six fisheries officers visited each of Tuvalu’s outer islands to speak with the local populations about the proposed Tuvalu Fisheries Authority Bill, which would govern the management and future development of the marine resources in our nation. The Manaui II, a department research vessel, carried the six-person team. The open […]