Audit

LICENSING
LICENSE

Country

Licence no.

License active on
License expires on
LICENSING ARRANGEMENT
Indicate one of the following arrangement that applies to the vessel

State the Access Agreement to which the vessel is licensed.

VESSEL MARKINGS

1. PNG License No. is clearly displayed on both sides and the top of the vessel?

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 "MARKING REQUIREMENTS"

Skiff

Dinghies

Helicopter

Tow Boats

Speed Boats

Others (specify)

Specify

VESSEL SPECIFICATION AND VERIFICATION

Vessel Name

Vessel Type

IRCS

Registration No.

Overall Length (m)

Beam (m)

Year Built

IMO Number

Port of Registration

Gross Registered Tonnage

Moulded Depth (m)

Fuel Capacity (kl)

WCPFC Number

County of Registration

Engine Power (hp)

Cruise Speed (knots)

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 Details / Vessel Operator

Name

Address (include both Postal and Location address)

Telephone No.

Facsimile No.

Email

Vessel's Captain

Name

Address (include both 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 ONBOARD

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

Radio 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 Satellite Monitor

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Fixed Binoculars

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Satellite/HF Telex

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

FISHING GEAR SPECIFICATION

Mainline

Material

Specify

Length (m)

Diameter (mm)

Branchline

Material

Specify

Length (m)

Diameter (mm)

Line Shooter

Make

Model

Automatic bait Thrower

Make

Model

Automatic Branch line Attachment

Make

Model

Weighing Scale

Make

Model

Hooks

Type

Wire Trace

Type (e.g. Plastic coated wire, Galvanized wire, Stainless steel wire, etc.

Swivels

Type
SIZE CHARACTERISTICS

Maximum Loading Capacity (mT)

Total Well Volume (m3)

Well Plan
Well No.

Well Location

Usage

Other (specify)

Type of Cooling

Capacity (m3)

Optimum Temperature

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

Captain signature
AWARENESS OF THE PNG LICENSE CONDITIONS, REQUIREMENT AND PROHIBITIONS

1. License Onboard

Is there an Original or Copy on-board the vessel?

2. Crew

Vessel licensed to carry;

Number of citizens (PNG National);

Vessel crew number at inspection time;

3. License conditions and endorsements - 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 the License (attachment G)

d) The Requirements for Markings?

Captain signature

4. Is the Fishing Master aware that the license conditions requires;

a) That he as the Captain must request permission to transship fish or to re-provision 72 hours in advance

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

Captain's signature

5. Catch recording - Does the Captain know that he is responsible for ensuring that catch 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 and of the catch composition

Captain's signature

6. 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 meeting with any other vessel

Captain's signature

7. Offenses and Penalties - Is the Fishing Master aware that;

a) Failure to comply with these 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 the Fishing Master of the vessel he will be charged for offenses under the Fisheries Management Act if found in breach of any of these conditions.

Captain's signature
ACTION TAKEN

1. Major discrepancies identirfied

2. Corrective actions taken

CERTIFICATION

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 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 not 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?

Translator Name and Signature
Translator