Implementation of port state measures. Volume 2: Port Inspection Workshop Workbook for Trainers

RAP PUBLICATION 2013/13 Vol. 2

Implementation of port state measures
Volume 2: Port Inspection Workshop Workbook for Trainers

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok 2013


Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is a global treat to sustainable fisheries and to the management and conservation of fisheries resources and marine biodiversity. Port state controls are now recognized as an effective tool to combat IUU fishing. This has been reinforced with the development of the 2009 FAO Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing. This publication is a three-volume set of training materials to build the institutional capacity of fisheries, maritime, customs and port staff in undertaking port state inspections. Successful trainees are expected to gain confidence and skills in participating as part of a team in port inspections, both independently and in concert with other competent port control authorities. This volume provides guidance for trainers on conducting a training workshop, including breakout activities, workshop case studies and training notes.

Table of Contents

Workshop breakout activity 1
Workshop breakout activity 2
Case studies discussion international fisheries MCS
Workshop breakout activity 3
Workshop breakout activity 4
Workshop breakout activity 5
Workshop breakout activity 6
Workshop breakout activity 7
Workshop breakout activity 8
Workshop breakout activity 9
Workshop breakout activity 10
Workshop breakout activity 11
Workshop breakout activity 12
Workshop breakout activity 13
Workshop breakout activity 14
Workshop breakout activity 15
Workshop breakout activity 16
Conducting an interview
Evidence scenarios
RFMO Web sites
Annex D of PSMA (Information systems on Port State Measures: country,
    species and vessel codes)

Table 1. Pre-entry form (Annex 1 IOTC Resolution 10/11)
Table 2. Port state inspection procedures
Table 3. IOTC port inspection report form (Annex 3 of IOTC Resolution 10/11)
Example of a longline logbook
Sample tuna logsheet
Model risk assessment
Fishing vessel lookup table
FAO fishing areas lookup table
Species code lookup table
Country codes lookup table
Alleged IUU incident fishing vessel Makmur Cakalang 3

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