VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT: MANAUI-II CREW x 3

Department of Fisheries under the Ministry of Fisheries and Trade hereby announces that we are recruiting 3 crew to work and operate the Manaui II. The 3 crews are as follows: 1x – Engineer at Level-5 1x – Assistant Engineer at Level-6 1x – Mate at Level-5 Further details and task descriptions for the above […]

Governance Committee meeting to review progress with the Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme Phase 2 Project (TFSP2)

The New Zealand funded Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme Phase 2 (TFSP2), which started in January 2021, recently held its third six-monthly Governance Committee meeting to review the project’s progress. The meeting, between senior officials of the Tuvalu Ministry of Fisheries and Trade and New Zealand’s MFAT, was held by video conference on 10th June. The […]

Fisheries launch first locally made fiber glass boat

Fisheries and Trade officers gathered yesterday at noon to launch its first locally made fibreglass boat. The program started with speeches from the Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Fisheries and Trade, Hon. Minute Taupo and Fisheries Advisor, Mike Batty.  The program continued with a prayer to bless the boat by Rev. Honolulu and followed […]

New M2 radar scanner equipment has been set up for the Tuvalu Fisheries Department

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department installed its new M2 radar scanner equipment at the TFD office on the 18th of March 2022 to monitor the accessibility of the public on Funafuti island to the transhipment area. The M2 Radar scanner equipment was set up along the ridge cap of the TFD office with the only intent […]

CLOSED: REREQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Consultant to examine threats and opportunities provided by tuna transshipment in Funafuti lagoon – Re-Advertise

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. This consulting services (“the Services”) requires the consultant to describe the practices related to transhipment, examine the impacts both positive and negatives […]

Closed : Vacancy: Nui Data Collector for Tuvalu Fisheries Department

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department is inviting suitably qualified young persons of a minimum age of 18 years to fill the vacant position of Nui island Data Collector for the Tuvalu Fisheries Department. Applicants must be physically and mentally fit and should be permanent residents of the island of Nui and/or Nukulaelae, as the selection will […]

Closed : Vacancy: Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme 2 Project Manager

The TFSP2 project under the Tuvalu Fisheries Department is recruiting a Project Manager who will work closely with the Fisheries Adviser and take on the management of the project over the next year or so. We are looking for a person with a University degree in a subject relevant to Fisheries and/or Project Management. Excellent […]

Capacity development on Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) for the Lofeagai community

The Lofeagai community developed their understanding of Artisanal FADs and their importance, facilitated by officers of the Departments of Fisheries and Meteorology, yesterday evening 22 February 2022, at the Lofeagai Community Hall. 3 officers conducted the workshop. Pafini Fepuali Fisheries Operation & Development officer presented what is a FAD and its importance. Nelly Seniola Senior […]

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – Extended: Consulting services to supervise of Tuvalu Fisheries Infrastructure projects

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. This consulting services (“the Services”) requires the consultant to supervise and administer construction works and construction contractors for TFD new infrastructure at […]

Closed: REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: LEGAL CONSULTANT

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. This consulting service (“the Services”) requires the reviewing, developing and introducing fisheries legislation for the conservation and management of the Funafuti lagoon […]