Fisheries Agency

Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 07 – 13.06.2021.

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 24/25 interesting movements – …

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Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 22.05 – 29.05.2021

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 20/21 interesting movements – …

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Former Military – ALESUND – 2019/2020

During November 1995, the Norwegian Coast Guard ordered 2 purpose built chartered Fishery Protection Vessels of which the Norwegian built ALESUND was one of them and chartered from Remøy Shipping of which she entered service in April 1996 as KV ALESUND W 312. During April 2019 she was laid up in Herøy, Norway and on …

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Casualties – North Korean trawler sunk after colliding with Japanese Patrol Craft – 07.10.2019

Officials in Tokyo have confirmed the successful rescue of 60 people who had ended up in the water after a Japanese patrol vessel and a North Korean fishing boat collided off Ishikawa prefecture on Monday, October 7. The incident between the Japan Fisheries Agency vessel OKUNI and the unnamed North Korean trawler occurred at around …

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