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Friday 25 October 2019

Honiara, Solomon Islands
A multi-million-dollar operation targeting Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing was conducted between October 7-18, 2019 covering 21.3 million square kilometres of the Pacific Islands region. Operation Kurukuru, led by the Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) is one of the largest maritime surveillance operations globally.
Friday 14 September 2018

Yaren, Nauru
Increased aerial surveillance capacity to be provided to 15 Forum Fisheries Agency members to detect and respond to illegal and unreported fishing, was welcomed by Pacific Forum Leaders on September 5.
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Monday 9 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Chinese resident Gao Jian is on trial for charges of illegally possessing under-sized Sea Cucumber (Loli) during the closed season in accordance to Fishery regulations.
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Wednesday 3 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ways to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in Tonga’s waters to protect tuna resources were discussed at a three day workshop held by Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) officials in Tonga from 25-29 January 2016, when a new monitoring strategy was implemented.
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Wednesday 28 October 2015

Honiara, Solomon Islands
Tonga is the 7th country to commit to the Niue agreement that aims to stamp out illegal, unlicensed and unregulated fishing in the tuna-rich economic zones of the Pacific Islands.
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Tuesday 3 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Forum Fisheries Agency Awareness Workshop on measures to combat illegal fishing is being held for local authorities in Nuku’alofa on March 3-5.
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Wednesday 28 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two foreign fishing boats were boarded in Tongan waters and one apprehended during a ten-day maritime surveillance operation to quell illegal fishing across the South Pacific Ocean, that ended last Friday 23 May.
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Thursday 19 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ika Moana 2013, a new multi-national maritime surveillance exercise, led by the Tonga Defence Services (Navy) to combat illegal fishing and crime at sea has over the past 10-days enforced law in Tonga's Exclusive Economic Zone. The surveillance could become an annual exercise after it ends on Friday, September 20.
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