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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Application for Tuvalu Fisheries Observers

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department will be conducting a 5 weeks Fisheries Observer Basic Training Course from the 02nd October to 03rd November this year, 2023. Fisheries Observers work aboard commercial fishing vessels, where they are the eyes and ears of our Tuvalu Government.¬† They collect biological and compliance data that assists scientists, fisheries enforcement officers […]

Vacancy: Funafuti data collector for the Tuvalu Fisheries Department (19-26th May 2023)

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 islands of FUNAFUTI. Applicants must be physically and mentally fit and should be a permanent resident of the island of Funafuti, as the […]

TFD and a delegation from the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea discussed matters of mutual interest

The Minister of Fisheries and Trade and TFD senior officials met yesterday at TFD conference room with the Deputy Minister of the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Tuvalu, resident in Suva. The discussions covered a range of areas for cooperation between Tuvalu and […]