REPORT OF A
REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON FISHERIES
MONITORING, CONTROL AND SURVEILLANCE

Muscat, Sultanate of Oman,
24-28 October 1999


REPORT OF A

REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON FISHERIES

MONITORING, CONTROL AND SURVEILLANCE
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 
24-28 October 1999

Field Report C–3

FISHCODE/MCS - GCP/INT/648/NOR

FAO/NORWAYGOVERNMENT
COOPERATIVE PROGRAMME

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, September 2000

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FAO/FISHCODE Report of a regional workshop on fisheries Monitoring, Control and Surveillance, held at Muscat, Oman, 24-28 October 1999. FAO/Norway programme of assistance to developing countries for the implementation of the code of conduct for responsible fisheries. Sub-programme C: Assistance to developing countries for upgrading their capabilities in Monitoring, Control and Surveillance. (FISHCODE).
GCP/INT/648/NOR: Field Report C-3 (En): 244p.

ABSTRACT

This document contains the proceedings of a Workshop on fisheries Monitoring, Control and Surveillance held at Muscat, Oman from 24 to 28 October 1999. The proceedings include reports on the discussions of four Working Groups. Suggestions and recommendations made by those working groups are presented separately on pages 44 and 45. The next section contains statements made by representatives of most of the participating countries: Oman, India, Pakistan, Iran, Bahrain, UAE, Yemen, Eritrea and Sudan. The third section contains 11 Technical Papers dealing with fisheries resources, environmental issues and MCS in the Arabian Sea and adjacent Gulfs, technical aspects of MCS and observer programmes, as well as an overview of MCS in SE Asia and legal issues related to MCS.


TABLE OF CONTENTS


GCP/INT/648/NOR Field Report C–3pdf

PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT
ABSTRACT
TABLE OF CONTENTS
LIST OF COMMON ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE REPORT

REPORT OF PROCEEDINGSpdf

APPENDIXES:pdf

APPENDIX A – PROGRAMME AND TIMETABLE
APPENDIX B – LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
APPENDIX C – LIST OF DOCUMENTS PRESENTED AT THE WORKSHOP
APPENDIX D – REPORTS OF THE WORKING GROUPS

COUNTRY PAPERSpdf

1. FISHERIES MONITORING, CONTROL AND SURVEILLANCE IN THE SULTANATE OF OMAN pdf
Lubna H. Al Kharousi

2. THE ROLE OF THE ROYAL NAVY OF OMAN IN THE PROTECTION OF FISHING GROUNDS pdf

3. FISHERIES MCS IN INDIA, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GUJARAT STATE pdf
V.S. Somvanshi, G.D. Chandrapal, P. Paleri and M.I. Patel

4. FISHERIES IN PAKISTAN, WITH A FOCUS ON SINDH pdf
Qamaruddin H. Baloch

5. FISHERIES MCS IN THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRANpdf
S. Aminollak Taghavi

6. A REVIEW OF MCS ISSUES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF BAHRAIN’S MARINE RESOURCES pdf
Jaffar Ishaq and Jehad Salloom

7. THE FISHERIES IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES pdf
Abdulrazzaq Abdulla Ahmad and Ahmad Abdul Rahman Al Janahi

APPENDIX A - TEXT OF PRESENTATION ON SOME ASPECTS OF UAE FISHERIES
APPENDIX B – PRESENTATION ON PROTECTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT FROM CONTAMINATION IN UAE

8. AN OVERVIEW OF THE FISHERIES OF YEMEN pdf

9. FISHERIES STATUS IN ERITREA: PERSPECTIVES OF FISHERIES MCS pdf
Semere Ghebremariam

10. GENERAL CONTEXT OF FISHERIES IN THE SUDAN pdf
M.O.H. Eldardiry and Dr M. Farah

TECHNICAL APPENDIX – HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MARINE FISHERIES OF SUDAN

TECHNICAL PAPERS

1. MARINE FISHERIES RESOURCES, FISHERIES AND MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, CORAL REEFS AND MARINE PARKS IN THE NORTHWEST INDIAN OCEANpdf
M.S.M. Siddeek

2. AN OUTLINE OVERVIEW OF ISSUES OF CONCERN TO FISHERIES MONITORING, CONTROL AND SURVEILLANCE IN THE NORTHWEST INDIAN OCEAN pdf
George V. Everett

3. THE CHANGING FACE OF MCSpdf
Peter Flewwelling

4. MCS: THE ASIAN EXPERIENCEpdf
Peter Flewwelling

ANNEX A TO TECHNICAL PAPER 4: SUMMARIES OF MCS REQUIREMENTS FOR EACH COUNTRYpdf

5. PATROL VESSELS FOR FISHERIES MCS pdf
Captain Per Erik Bergh

6. FOCUS ON MCS FOR FISHERY COMPLIANCE: EXPERIENCES FROM NAMIBIA pdf
Captain Per Erik Bergh

7. DEVELOPING AN AT-SEA FISHERY OBSERVER PROGRAMME FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIESpdf
Captain Per Erik Bergh and Sandy Davies

8. THE MCS BOARDING pdf
Peter Flewwelling

9. FISHING VESSEL IDENTIFICATION AND MARKING pdf
Peter Flewwelling

10. LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO MCS pdf
Annick Van Houtte

ANNEX A: TO LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO MCS
ANNEX B: TO LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO MCS

11. LEGAL ISSUES RELATED TO VESSEL MONITORING SYSTEMSpdf
Philippe Cacaud