Category Archives: Fishing

How to prevent maritime border collision for fisheries – A design of Real-Time Automatic Identification System




 

How to prevent maritime border collision for fisheries – A design of Real-Time Automatic Identification System

Courtesy: Springer Link

Authors – Krishnan Saravanan Selva Aswini Raghvendra Kumar Le Hoang Son
Methodology Article First Online: 05 November 2018

Abstract

Maritime Border Collision is one of the vital concerns in coastal states since the maritime boundaries of any two countries cannot be identified easily during fishing.

Maritime domain awareness and the border line control are the essential requirement which happens via recognition, and observing of boats inside their country boundary.

It is necessary to identify the maritime border and alert the fisherman during the fishing.
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Minister to unveil first data from ZACube-2




 

Minister to unveil first data from ZACube-2

Courtesy: SA News.gov.za
Sunday, February 24, 2019

The first real-time data from South Africa’s ZACube-2 nanosatellite will be unveiled on Tuesday, according to the Department of Science and Technology.

The continent’s most advanced nanosatellite to date, the ZACube-2 was successfully launched into space in December. It is expected to provide cutting edge remote sensing and communication services to South Africa and the region.
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Fishermen’s News Boat Prep

 


Fishermen’s News Boat Prep

Courtesy: Fishermen’s News
Getting Ready for the Season
February 1, 2019

commercial-fishing-boat
Al Larson Boat Shop says commercial boat owners might spend large sums of money on boat repairs if they had wait too long to perform required routine maintenance. Photo by Mark Edward Nero.

Although commercial fishing boats are usually durable enough to last decades – or even generations, in some cases – it isn’t just good construction that allows them to spend after year in rough waters without falling apart.
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MMEA concerned over fishing boats seized by Indonesia in Malaysian waters

 


MMEA concerned over fishing boats seized by Indonesia in Malaysian waters

Courtesy: FMT News
Bernama - February 14, 2019 12:44 AM
MMEA Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency says this is the fourth such detention by Indonesian authorities in Malaysian waters this month.

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) tonight said a local fishing boat was still in Malaysian waters when it was detained by Indonesian authorities earlier today.
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How smartphones are proving clickbait for fishermen

 


How smartphones are proving clickbait for fishermen

Courtesy: BBC News
By Zoe Kleinman
Technology reporter, BBC News
2 February 2017

smartphone app abalobiFisherman David Shoshola says the Abalobi app has given him more financial security

Braving the choppy waters of the South Atlantic four days a week, fisherman David Shoshola says a mobile phone app is helping him worry less about the risk of not being able to support his family.
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Illegal Fishing on Our Oceans

 


Illegal Fishing on Our Oceans

Courtesy: Marine Online
Thursday, 31 January 2019

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