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Observers train for work on high seas fishing vessels

Friday 2 June 2017 | Published in Environment

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Observers train for work on high seas fishing vessels
The observers on a site visit at the wharf in Nelson: ( L to R) Graham Patchell (CTO, Sealord NZ/Cook Islands Scientific Advisor), Tim Costelloe (MMR Director Off shore), Saiasi Sarau (MMR Fisheries Officer/Observer Specialist), Lyndsay Mundri (MMR Observer/Debriefer, Pago Pago), Manasseh Avicks (MMR Observer /E-Monitoring Officer), Dan Suhara (Observer), Alvin Harris (Observer), Roy Murdoch (Observer), and Antin Tamwabeti (Observer). 17053104

The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) in collaboration with Sealord Ltd, Orafco (CK) Ltd, and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has been conducting cross-endorsement training to brief Pacific Island Observers to work aboard Cook Islands flagged high seas trawlers fishing in the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) area.

The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) in collaboration with Sealord Ltd, Orafco (CK) Ltd, and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has been conducting cross-endorsement training to brief Pacific Island Observers to work aboard Cook Islands flagged high seas trawlers fishing in the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) area.


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