Egyptian trawlers identified fishing within Somalia’s protected coastal zone

Press release For immediate release: 24 March 2021 Contact:  Director Abdizaz Hajj Bashir Ministry of Fisheries Marine Resources, Somalia Email: Web: Mogadishu, Somalia, 24 March 2021…Between October and December 2020, thirty-seven Egyptian flagged or operated trawlers were sighted close to the Somali coast fishing illegally. Images captured by European Union Naval Force –

Observer/Inspection training by MFMR, EU Somalia and implemented by FAOSO

The Department of Fisheries Management and MCS, MFMR concluded Sunday, October 6; Observer/Inspection training for 13 trainees from the Ministry to build capacity therefore MFMR staff to be able to conduct at sea inspection. The ministry has been successful in compliance with international fisheries and international law since the  issuance of Tuna and Tuna-like Species