Training Essential For Local Fishing Industry

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The importance of training for Barbados’ fishing industry was underscored by Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey. He shared his vision for the sector during a courtesy call with officials from the British High Commission at the Ministry’s Charnocks, Christ Church office. Mr. Humphrey said he wanted to see the industry move from boat building to …

Move to Protect Barbados’ Fish Stock

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Government is moving to protect Barbados’ fish stock through the improvement of the existing marine protected area and the establishment of another. Noting that it was “almost embarrassing” that 80 per cent of the fish used in Barbados was imported, Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey, made it clear that things had to change as the …

Training In Fisheries Prosecution & Interdiction

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Twenty persons who have border security responsibilities are now more knowledgeable about the procedures to follow while enforcing the laws under the Fisheries Act and Regulations. Officers from the Regional Security System (RSS) Coast Guard and Marine Police Units have participated in the RSS’ three-week Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction Course, which will culminate tomorrow, Friday, October 20, with a closing …