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LICENSE INFORMATION
License

Country

License No.

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

State the Access Agreement to which the vessel is licensed.

VESSEL MARKINGS

1. Is the PNG 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

SPEED BOATS

OTHER (specify)

Specify

VESSEL SPECIFICATION

Vessel Name

Vessel type

IRCS

Registration No.

Overall Length (m)

Beam (m)

Year Built

IMO Number

Port of Registry

Gross Registered Tonnage

Moulded Depth (m)

Fuel Capacity (klt)

WCPFC Number

Country of Registration

Net Tonnage

Engine Power (hp)

Cruise Speed (kts)

FFA VID

OWNERSHIP & MANAGEMENT DETAILS

Registered owner(s) / Vessel Owner(s)

Name

Address (include both Postal and Location address)

Telephone No.

Facsimile No.

Email

Vessel Management Detail / Vessel Operator

Name

Address (include both Postal and Location address)

Telephone No.

Facsimile No.

Email

Vessel's Captain

Name (full)

Address (include both Postal and Location address)

Telephone No.

Facsimile No.

Email

ELECTRONICS

NFA VMS/MTU ONBOARD

Make

Model

System Type

Serial Seal

Phone No.

Fax No.

Email

Security Seal

OTHER VMS/MTU

RFMO

Make

Model

System Type

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

Track Plotter

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Radio Beacon Directional Finder

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Radio Buoys - Non Call-Up

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Radio Buoys - Call-Up

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Satellite Buoys

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Remote Echo Sounding Buoys

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Doppler Current Meter

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Sea Surface Temperature Gauge

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Wind Speed/Direction Finder

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Weather Facsimile

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

NOAA Weather Facsimile Monitor

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Fixed Binoculars

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Satellite/HF Telex

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

AWARENESS of PNG LICENSING CONDITIONS, REQUIREMENTS and PROHIBITATION

1.License on-board -

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

2. Crew

Vessel licensed to carry a total of;

Number of citizens (PNG Nationals)

Vessel's crew number at the time of Inspection:

3. License conditions and endorsement - Has the Captain Read and Understood;

a) The Conditions at the back of the license?

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

c) The Endorsement to License (attachment G)?

d) The Requirements for Markings?

Captain's signature

4. Transhipment - Is the Captain aware that the License conditions require;

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

b) That once permission has been granted then an Observer of a NFA Fisheries Officer must be onboard the vessel before transhipment or re-provisioning can start?

Captain's signature

5. Catch Recording - Does the Captain that he is responsible for ensuring that the catch is recorded;

a) Daily on the Logsheet supplied by NFA?

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

Captain's signature

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

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

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

Captain's signature

Offences and Penalties - Is the Captain aware that;

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

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

Captain's signature
ACTION 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 solemnly declare that I have inspected the vessel and I am satisfy that all necessary requirements 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 solemnly declare that I have inspected the vessel and I am not satisfied that all necessary requirements 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 during the Inspection?

Translator