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LICENSING
License

Country

License No.

License active on
License expires on
LICENSE ARRANGEMENT
Indicate one of the following license arrangement that applies to the vessel.

State the Access Agreement to which the vessel is licensed.

VESSEL MARKINGS

1. Is the PNG License No. clearly displayed on both sides and the top of the wheel-house?

2. Does the vessel carry any utility crafts on-board to support her fishing activities?

Indicate which of these utility crafts on-board comply with the license Conditions "Marking Requirements".

SKIFF

DINGHIES

HELICOPTER

TOW BOAT

OTHERS (specify)

Specify

VESSEL SPECIFICATION AND VERIFICATION

Vessel Name

Vessel Type

SPEED BOATS

IRCS

Registration No.

Overall Length (m)

Beam (m)

Year Built

IMO Number

Port of Registry

Gross Registered Tonnage

Moulded Depth (m)

Fuel Capacity (m3)

WCPFC Number

Country of Registration

Net Tonnage

Engine Power

Cruise Speed (kts)

FFA VID

OWNERSHIP & MANAGEMENT DETAILS

Registered Owner(s) / Vessel Owner(s)

Name

Address (include Postal and Location address)

Telephone No.

Facsimile No.

Email

Vessel Management Details / Vessel Operator

Name

Address (include Postal and Location address)

Telephone No.

Facsimile No.

Email

Vessel's Captain

Name

Address (include Postal and Location address)

Telephone No.

Facsimile No.

Email

ELECTRONICS

NFA VMS/MTU ONBOARD

Make

Model

System Type (e.g. Inmarsat, Iridium etc.)

Serial Seal

Phone No.

Fax No.

Email

Security Seal

OTHER VMS/MTU

RFMO

Make

Model

System Type (e.g. Inmarsat, Iridium etc.)

Serial Seal

Phone No.

Fax No.

Email

Security Seal

NAVIGATIONAL

Navigational Radar 1

Make

Model

Condition

Navigational Radar 2

Make

Model

Condition

Bird Radar

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Depth Sounder 1

Make

Model

Condition

depth Sounder 2

Make

Model

Condition

Sonar

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

GPS

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Track Plotter

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Sea Surface Temperature Gauge

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Wind Speed / Directional Finder

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Weather Facsimile

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

NOAA Weather Satellite Monitor

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Fixed Binoculars

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Satellite / HF Telex

Make

Model

Total no.

Condition

SIZE CHARACTERISTICS

Maximum Loading Capacity (mT)

Total Well Volume (m3)

Well Hold capacity and usage ( Also get the Captain to have the attached well layout map filled out)

Well Plan
Well No.

Well Location

Upper or Lower

Usage

OTHER (specify)

Type of Cooling

Capacity (m3)

Optimum Temperature

The Fishing Captains agrees the above details are an accurate description of this vessel at time of this inspection.

Captain's signature
AWARENESS of PNG LICENSING CONDITIONS, REQUIREMENTS and PROHIBITATIONS

1. License on board -

Is the Original or is a Copy of the current license on board?

2. Crew

Vessel Licensed to carry total of;

Number of citizens (PNG Nationals);

Vessel's crew number at the inspection time;

3. License conditions and endorsements - Has the Fishing Master had understood

a) The Condition on the back of the license?

b) The Special Conditions, Prohibited Areas (attachment B)

c) The Endorsement to License (attachment G)

d) The Requirement for Markings?

Captain's signature

4. Transhipment - Is the Fishing Master aware that the license conditions require;

a) That he as the Captain must request permission to tranship fish or re-provision 72 hours in advance? (Condition 5 - Attachment D)

b) Once permission has been granted then the an Observer or NFA Fisheries Officer must be on board the vessel before the transhipment or re-provisioning can start?

Captain's signature

5. Does the Captain know that he is responsible for ensuring that the Catch log is recorded;

a) Daily on the log sheets supplied by NFA?

b) Using his own or his Master Fisherman's best estimate of the total catch and of the catch composition?

Captain's signature

6. Formal Clearance - Does the Captain know that he must report to the port for a formal clearance;

a) on entering PNG waters before meeting any other vessel?

b) Before departing the country , after the last transhipment, re-provisioning or meeting with any other vessel?

Captain's signature

7. Offences and Penalties - Is the Captain aware that;

a) Failure to comply with these and any other terms and condition of the License, National Laws and Regulations may, in addition to any judicial penalties that may be incurred, result in the suspension or the loss of the license either temporarily or permanently?

b) As the Captain of the vessel he will be charged for offences under the Fisheries Management Act if found in breach of any of these License conditions?

Captain's signature
ACTIONS TAKEN

1. Major discrepancies identified

2. Corrective actions taken

CERTIFICATION

THIS VESSEL IS

In accordance with section 48 of the Fisheries Management Act, 1998.

As a Gazetted Fisheries Officer / Inspector with the National Fisheries Authority, I do solemnly declare that I have inspected the vessel and I am satisfied that all necessary requirement have been met.

I carefully and clearly explained the conditions and other requirements of the license to the captain of the vessel and has indicated that he understood them and will comply.

The License remains in force until the EXPIRY DATE unless sooner cancelled under the provisions of the Fisheries Management Act, 1998.

Dated
At the Location
License EXPIRY DATE

In accordance with section 48 of the Fisheries Management Act, 1998.

As a Gazetted Fisheries Officer / Inspector with the National Fisheries Authority, I do solemnly declare that I have inspected the vessel and I am not satisfied that all necessary requirement have been met.

Dated
At the Location
National Fisheries Authority Compliance Officer / Inspector

Vessel Name

Fishing Captain of the Vessel
Fishing Captain
Witness 1 (Full Name / Position)
Witness 1
Witness 2 (Full Name / Position)
Witness 2

Was there a Translator present for the purpose of translating to and for the Fishing Captain of this vessel during the Inspection?

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