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FIMS Inc is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Project Officer Electronic Monitoring (EM) for a period of three months. The successful applicant will be engaged as an Independent Contractor either in their own right, or through their private company (following acceptable company searches).

The purpose of the contract is to provide information to FIMS Inc for the development and integration of achieving a complete EM module in FIMS.

The actions of a desperate Man – an attack on the Pacific Island Nations

The global tuna trade is a multi-billion dollar sector and the small PNA island nations whose waters deliver half the globally supply of skipjack tuna for canning have been constantly attacked because of the commercial interests of 1 person. He is sponsoring the opposition against the development aspirations of our islands, for his personal gain.

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Issue 73, June 25, 2018

Your fortnightly report on trends and influencers on the global tuna market from the Pacific Islands


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PNA steps up work on FAD management

   Majuro 29 November 2018 — With fish aggregating devices (FADs) playing an increasingly important role in the purse seine fishery in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean, the Parties to the Naur

PNA to Strengthen FAD Management

The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) have been considering measures at a workshop in Honiara to strengthen the management of fishing on Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) in PNA waters and the Wes

PNA: Rights-based management works in the Pacific

   Majuro 25 November 2018 — With next month’s annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) facing numerous challenges and opportunities to improve fisheries manag

PNA MSC recertified

Upon receiving news that PNA MSC free-school skipjack and yellowfin fisheries will be recertified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), PNA CEO Ludwig Kumoru responded that it is “great news,” b

PNA sees mixed outcomes from WCPFC14

   Majuro, Marshall Islands 26 December 2017: The CEO of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) sees the outcomes of the annual meeting in Manila earlier this month of the Western and Central Pac

PNA: Zone-based fisheries management works

Majuro, Marshall Islands 24 November 2017: Zone-based management of tuna fisheries in the western and central Pacific works effectively and there is no interest in replacing it with a different man

PNA FAD Measures Contribute to Positive Big-eye Report

After many years of negative news on the health of the Pacific bigeye tuna stock, a recent scientific report by the WCPFC shows positive indications for the first time.

PNA sees productive industry partnership through iFIMS

Majuro, Marshall Islands 26 July 2017: Parties to the Nauru Agreement Office (PNAO) in partnership with Papua New Guinea National Fisheries Authority and information management system service pr

PNA ministers send strong signal for tuna conservation

   Majuro, Marshall Islands 24 June 2017: Pacific tuna resource owners concluded their annual meeting Friday in the Marshall Islands by sending a strong message of their commitment to conserving an

Ocean management front and center for PNA Ministers

   Majuro, Marshall Islands 17 June 2017: Just days after the UN Oceans Conference in New York City called for action to protect the world’s oceans and to address over-fishing, leaders from the isl

PNA focuses on organizational strengthening, reviewing fishery initiatives

   Majuro, Marshall Islands 19 April 2017: In addition to regional fisheries management issues, last week’s Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) annual officials meeting focused on strengthening PN

PNA theme: Cooperation, adding value to fishery

   Majuro, Marshall Islands 10 April 2017: Adding value to the tuna fishery and maintaining cooperation that has led to great benefits for the Parties to the Nauru Agreement was the theme of Monday

Tuna resource owners meet in Majuro

   Majuro, Marshall Islands 7 April 2017: Nine islands that control the majority of tuna in the western and central Pacific are meeting in Majuro this week and next, focusing on important tuna mana

PNA’s focus: Strengthen management, add value to fishery for island members

  Majuro, Marshall Islands 27 January 2017: Focusing on strengthening management of the multi-billion dollar central and western Pacific tuna fishery, and supporting innovative ways for islands to

Sustainably caught tuna tonnage forecast to double in 2017

   Majuro, Marshall Islands 31 December 2016: Growing global market demand for MSC-certified tuna and fishing industry interest is expected to see “wild catch” tuna tonnage double from the waters o

FAD management is major initiative of PNA

   Nadi, Fiji 11 December, 2016: As many as 50,000 fish aggregating devices (FADs) are likely in use in the western and central Pacific tuna fishery, many of which are equipped with increasingly so

Islands reject EU proposal for access to fishing trade information

Denarau, Fiji 9 December 2016: Pacific islands rejected a proposal during this week’s Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission annual meeting in Fiji that would have given distant water fis

March 2021

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PNA Annual Officials Meeting 2021 Mon, 03/08/2021 - 10:00 to Fri, 03/12/2021 - 16:00
Mon, 03/08/2021 - 10:00 to 16:00
Tue, 03/09/2021 - 10:00 to 16:00
Wed, 03/10/2021 - 10:00 to 16:00
PNA40 Thu, 03/11/2021 - 10:00 to Fri, 03/12/2021 - 16:00

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P.O Box 3992
Phone +692 625 7626/7627
Majuro, Marshall Islands
+MH 96960

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