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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Soltuna & NFD to celebrate world tuna day in Noro

STAFF of Solomon companies SolTuna and National Fisheries Developments Ltd (NFD) are gearing up for celebrations of World Tuna Day 5-6 May. The two-day celebrations...

‘Blue Boats’ captains face four separate charges each

AFTER their crew members were slapped with a $US100 fine each last week, the three captains of the Vietnamese Blue Boats are facing further...

Court hands down ruling, men on the ‘Blue Boats’ fined

THE magistrates court today hands down its ruling on the Vietnamese men caught fishing illegally in the Solomon Seas. A source from the court told...

Authorities speak up against ‘Dugong Killing’

THE recent report of a dugong killed and sold to businessmen in Gizo, Western Province over the Easter weekend has prompted the government through...

Longline vessel detained, breached license condition

A foreign locally based-registered longline fishing vessel has been detained and currently under full scale investigation for alleged breach of its license condition. This was...

Sapphire addition, a boost to NFD operations

Solomon Islands fishing company, National Fisheries Development Company, NFD (owned by TriMarine International) is now operating an overhauled and refurbished purse seine vessel, Solomon...

Aust backs Divit RTC with Prawn, Tilapia project

Divit Rural Training Centre (RTC) has received a funding support of SBD $50,000 by the Australian High Commission to support its freshwater prawn and...

FFA salutes SI for regaining full EU market access

News of the return to green card status for Solomon Islands tuna into the EU market provides much-deserved cause for celebration, says the Pacific...

‘Yellow Card’ over, Maneniaru pleased with outcome

On the margins of the World Ocean Summit in Bali this week, the Solomon Islands Delegation, led by Hon. John Maneniaru, received the official...

EU lifts ‘Yellow Card’ for Solomon Islands

The ‘Yellow Card’ which was given out to Solomon Islands by the European Commission in December 2014 for not complying with the illegal Unreported...


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