REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Cold Storage (solar) Specialist

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received an advance financing from the World Bank/International Development Association (WB/IDA) for the Tuvalu Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program for Economic Resilience (PROPER), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services (“the Services”) include an Individual Consultant to inform the procurement of refrigeration equipment […]

Vacancy: Nui Data Collector for the Tuvalu Fisheries Department

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department is inviting suitably qualified young men and women of a minimum age of 18 years to fill the vacant position of Outer Island Data Collectors (OIDCs) for the island of NUI. Applicants must be physically and mentally fit and should be permanent residents of the island of Nui, as the selection […]

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 leads the way in ensuring safe and fair fishing: A GLOBAL CALL TO ACTION

In a celebration of commitment to the rights and welfare of fishing crews, Tuvalu stole the spotlight at the WCPFC 20 conference in Rarotonga. Acknowledging the commendable efforts of the Commission, Tuvalu stands shoulder to shoulder with fellow members, voicing support and sharing strides taken to safeguard the rights of those toiling in its Exclusive […]

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 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 […]