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

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