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 […]

Request for Quotations: Condition survey and maintenance plan for Fisheries vessels

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD), implementing the New Zealand-funded Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme Phase 2 (TFSP2), is seeking quotations from suitably qualified and experienced consultants to advise on the condition and maintenance of two small GRP vessels operated by the Department. Details for the Terms of Reference for technical assistance can be downloaded here, Terms […]

Request for Quotations – Minor Works Construction of a Mariculture Hatchery Building at the Fisheries Site, Teone

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD), implementing the New Zealand-funded Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme Phase 2 (TFSP2), is seeking quotations from suitably qualified and experienced local building companies to construct a mariculture hatchery building at the Fisheries site at Teone. This is a ‘labour and plant hire’ contract only. The necessary materials will be provided by […]

25 Funafuti fishing boat owners receive new grab bags and training from TFD

Operation & Development officers of the TFD delivered sea safety grab bags to 25 Funafuti fishing boat owners, as well as conducting inspections and refresher training for grab bags on the first day, Monday 28th November. Training on fishing techniques, namely mid-water trolling, was delivered on the second day, Tuesday 29th November this week at […]

TFD Donated canoes for Fetuvalu High School, a fiber glass boat and motor engine for FOFA

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department handed over 4 canoes to Fetuvalu High School and 1 fiberglass boat with 40 hp outboard motor to FOFA on Wednesday the 16th of November 2022. The Director of Fisheries, Samasoni Finikaso signed off a handover form confirmation of donations with the two recipients, FOFA CEO, Ioapo Tapu and Fetuvalu High […]

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 […]

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 […]