Fishing

Fishing rights worrisome

5 days ago - 20 February 2018 | Fishing

The chairperson of the Confederation of Namibian Fishing Associations (CNFA), Matti Amukwa, says many companies which invested substantial amounts into vessels and production facilities, and employ thousands of workers, do not know if their application...

Unions lash Esau

6 days ago - 19 February 2018 | Fishing

The retrenchment of workers in the pilchard fishing industry is a massive concern for the Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna), said union president Paulus Hango.The pilchard industry employed thousands of workers and Hango pointed...

Fishing stocks are okay

6 days ago - 19 February 2018 | Fishing

The status of the country's fisheries is healthy and sustainable, both in terms of stocks, and economically. “The total allowable catch (TAC) for various fisheries was 507 276 tonnes during 2017/18, compared to 521 714...

Aaniilonga yoshikondo shoohi ya pulwa ya mange omapaya

1 week ago - 15 February 2018 | Fishing

Uuministeli wOohi nOonzo dhOmomeya owa tseyithile aaniilonga moshikondo shoka opo ya kutheko oshinakugwanithwa shokukwata nawa oonzo dhoshikondo.Shoka osha landula sho omuprima gwoshilongo, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila mesiku lyotango lyaFebruali a gandja ekunkililo nelombwelo opo aaniilonga yepangelo ya...

Fisheries to tighten belt

1 week ago - 14 February 2018 | Fishing

Staff of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources have been told to take personal responsibility for the manner in which they use public resources.This comes after Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila on 1 February issued...

Illegal fishing in Zambezi continues

2 months ago - 22 December 2017 | Fishing

Illegal fishing with nets on the Zambezi River, including dragnets which are illegal throughout the year, has caused outrage among conservationists and lodge owners whose...

Pilchard moratorium too little, too late

2 months ago - 14 December 2017 | Fishing

A three-year moratorium on pilchard fishing introduced this week came ten months after the fisheries minister had announced a controversial and defiant 14 000-ton pilchard...

Esau launches fishing strategy for next five years

2 months ago - 04 December 2017 | Fishing

WALVIS BAY – Namibia’s N$1.3 billion fishing strategy for the next five years was launched last week.According to Bernhard Esau, the minister of fisheries and...

Fishing needs private sector help

2 months ago - 29 November 2017 | Fishing

The private sector has been requested to make resources available to enable Namibia to utilise fishing opportunities available beyond its jurisdiction.This refers to an area...

Scientist says pelagic fisheries diminishing

2 months ago - 27 November 2017 | Fishing

WALVIS BAY – Chances are high that pelagic fisheries will diminish along the Atlantic coast of Africa, a scientist has concluded. Pelagic includes small fish...

Fishing levy abolishment to remain

5 months ago - 15 September 2017 | Fishing

The decision to reverse the implementation of the increased recreational angling levy will remain in place until public consultations are completed.Fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau made...

The blue economy

6 months ago - 16 August 2017 | Fishing

NAMPA/AFP Harvesting fish and shellfish from offshore farms could help provide essential protein to a global population set to expand...

Fishing

Esau orders recall of...

6 months ago - 11 August 2017 | Fishing

Fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau has personally intervened and recalled the controversially steep fishing levies announced last month to widespread outcries.Coastal permit offices yesterday already displayed...

Coastal anglers still worried

6 months ago - 01 August 2017 | Fishing

With Namibia now likely the most pricy recreational angling destination globally, with an annual fishing permit costing N$18 000, the angling community says it will...

Daily fishing permits available

6 months ago - 28 July 2017 | Fishing

Recreational anglers can in fact opt to buy a daily N$50 fishing permit instead of a monthly N$1 500 permit, the Ministry of Fisheries and...

Fishing blues for anglers

7 months ago - 27 July 2017 | Fishing

Recreational and commercial anglers at the coast are facing serious hurdles after a sudden announcement by the fisheries ministry of steep price hikes of up...

Stormy seas ahead

7 months ago - 06 July 2017 | Fishing

The worst culprits responsible for the poor health status of Namibia's ocean and possible future job losses in the fishing industry, as well as the...

Crew abandons fishing vessel after...

8 months ago - 21 June 2017 | Fishing

A fire broke out on a long line hake fishing vessel belonging to Merlus fishing company in the early hours of Sunday morning and the...

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