Report of the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission Workshop on Vessel Monitoring Systems. Saly, Senegal, 14-17 oct 2002
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This document contains the report of the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission (SRFC) Workshop on Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) which was held in Saly, Senegal, from 14 to 17 October 2002. The Workshop was arranged by FAO at the request of the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission, as part of FAO’s cooperative work with States and regional fisheries organizations to implement the International Plan of Action (IPOA) to Prevent, Deter or Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing, and to promote the use of VMS as an additional instrument for monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) of fisheries. The objectives of the Workshop were: a) to sensitize the SRFC Member States on the potential of VMS as a complement to their other MCS activities; and b) to foster discussions at a technical level leading to the formulation of a subregional strategy for cooperation on VMS. FAO technical officers and invited experts presented several reports to the Workshop that covered to.....
Series;NrFAO Fisheries Report. No. 696
CitationFAO Fisheries Report. No. 696. Rome, FAO. 2002. 99p.
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