TFD detained Purse Seine Fishing vessel Micronesia 101 for official custody

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The Tuvalu Fisheries Department detained the purse seine fishing vessel name Micronesia 101 due to the violation of section 63 of the Tuvalu Marine Resources Act 2006 (and the Marine Resources (Amendment) Act 2017). One of the FV Micronesia 101 crew dumped broken winch cable into the lagoon while transhipment in the Funafuti port. The […]

Closed:Expression of Interest : A Mid Term Review Consultant (14/09/2018)

The Tuvalu Government has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) and the project intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultancy services. The services required at this time is for: A Mid-Term Review Consultant to review the Tuvalu PROP project. The Term of […]

FFA assists Fisheries staff and Government Departments to boost their perception on US Treaty

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Mr Kaburoro Ruaia, the US Treaty Manager and Ms Kasipo M Teo, the legal officer from the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) office, conducted a US Treaty workshop at the new Fisheries building conference room this month. The consultation was run from 18th to 20th of July 2018. The consultation was made to assist Fisheries staff, […]

Save our ocean and beat plastic pollution!

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The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD) took awareness on a healthy ocean and the issue of plastic pollution to the islets of Funafuti last week on a field trip as part of the Environment Week celebrations. This year, international Environment Week was themed as “25 years of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) safe-guarding Life on […]

Fisheries staff build their capacity on types of fishing techniques

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Staff of the Operation and Development section within the Fisheries Department underwent a week-long training from 24th May to the 1st of June 2018 on bottom fishing techniques and the use vacuum packaging using a sealer machine. The training was facilitated by an expert on fishing and food technology from the Overseas Fisheries Cooperation Foundation […]

Closed:Expression of Interest : 2 Consultancy services required (7/05/2018)

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The Tuvalu Government has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) and the project intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultancy services. The services required at this time are: 1. An Individual Mid-Term Review Consultant to review the Tuvalu PROP project; and 2. […]

Closed:Fisheries Department : 3 Vacant Posts (8/03/2018)

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The Tuvalu fisheries department of the Government of Tuvalu is seeking suitably qualified Tuvaluan citizens to fill 3 vacant positions within the fisheries department. 1. Storekeeper/Cleaner at level 10 2. Principal Fisheries officer – Coastal at level 5/4 and; 3. Principal Fisheries officer- Oceanic at level 5/4 Please click on the above vacant post texts […]

Closed:Fisheries Officer- Observer Coordination: Vacant Post (1/03/2018)

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The Tuvalu Fisheries Department under the Government of Tuvalu is inviting a suitably qualified Tuvaluan citizens to fill in the vacant post of a Fisheries officer-Observer coordination which is currently exist within the Fisheries department. It is a 10 months contract appointment and expected to start next month March 2018. Background Information on the Project […]

Closed:Fisheries officer- Purse Seine Licensing : Vacant Post (1/03/2018)

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The Tuvalu Fisheries Department  under the Tuvalu Government is inviting a suitably qualified Tuvalu citizens to fill in the temporary  vacant position of a Fisheries officer – Purse Seine Licensing which is currently exist within the Fisheries Department. The vacant post is a contract appointment for the duration of 10 months and expected to start […]

Closed : Fisheries officer for outer island: Vacant post (20/02/2018)

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department is inviting a suitably qualified Tuvalu citizens to fill the temporary vacancy position of a Fisheries Officer for Outer islands. It is a ten month contract position and expected to start next month March 2018. Background Information on the Project The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD), has an on-going mandate to improve […]