Audit

LICENSING
Licence

Country

License No.

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

Country

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 these utility crafts on-board comply with the License Conditions "Marking Requirements".

SKIFF

DINGHIES

HELICOPTER

TOW BOAT

SPEED BOATS

OTHER (specify)

Specify

3. Are this vessel's payaos all clearly and permanently marked correctly?

VESSEL SPECIFICATION

Vessel Name

Vessel Type

IRCS

Registration No.

Overall Lenght (m)

Beam (m)

Year Built

IMO Number

Port of Registry

Gross Registered Tonnage (mT)

Moulded Depth (m)

Fuel Capacity (m3)

WCPFC Number

Country of Registration

Net Tonnage (mT)

Engine Power (hp)

Cruise Speed (kts)

FFA VID

OWNERSHIP & MANAGEMENT DETAILS

Registered Owner (s) / Vessel Owner (s)

Name

Address (include both Postal and Office location address)

Telephone No.

Facismile No.

Email

Vessel Management Details / Vessel Operator

Name

Address (include both Postal and Location address)

Telephone

Facisimile No.

Email

Vessel's Captain

Captain's 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.)

System No.

Serial Seal

Phone No.

Fax No.

Email

Security Seal

OTHER VMS/MTU

RFMO

Make

Model

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

System No.

Serial Seal

Phone No.

Fax No.

Email

Security Seal

NAVIGATIONAL & FISHING ELECTRONICS

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 Beacon Directional Finder

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Radio Buoys - Non call-up

Make

Model

Total No.

Conditions

Radio Call-up

Make

Model

Total No.

Conditons

Satellite Buoy

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Remote Echo Sounding Buoy

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Doppler Current Meter

Make

Model

Total No.

Condition

Sea Surface Tempreture Gauage

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 SPECIFICATIONS

Power Block

Make

Model

Rated Power

Sheave Diameter (cm)

Purse Winch

Make

Model

Rated Power

Hauling Speed (m/sec)

Purse Cable

Draw Purse Cable

Lenght 1-Skiff end (m)

Diameter 1-Skiff end (mm)

Lenght 2-Middle Section (m)

Diameter 2-Middle Section (mm)

Lenght 3-Seiner end (m)

Diameter 3-Seiner end (mm)

Net Skiff Engine

Make

Model

Power (hp)

Net

Maximum Net Lenght (m)

Maximum Net Depth (m)

No. of Net strips

Hanging Ratio %

Average Mesh Size of Body (mm)

Average Mesh Size of Bunt (mm)

Net Material

Mesh Type

Brailer

Brail Type

Capacity (mT)

Is there another Brail Type onboard this Vessel?

Brail Type

Capacity mT

FADs

Maximum FAD Number

Indicate FAD materials

LOG

TIMBER/PLANKS/PALLETS/SPOOLS

PVC or PLASTIC TUBING

PLASTIC DRUMS

PLASTIC SHEETING

METAL DRUMS

PHILIPPINES DESIGN DRUM (PAYAO)

BAMBOO/CANE

FLOATS/CORKS

CHAIN/CABLE RINGS/WEIGHTS

CORD/ROPE

NETTING

BAIT CONTAINERS

SACKS/BAGS

COCONUT LEAVES

OTHERS (specify)

Specify

Lights

Numbers used

Light Source

Power (kWt)

Helicopter

Make

Model

Registration

Colour

Effective Range (km)

SIZE CHARACTERISTICS

Maximum Loading Capacity (mT)

Total Well Volume (m3)

Have the Captain fill out a Well Layout Map

Well Plan
Well No.

Port or Starboard

Capacity (mT)

Usage

Specify (water, fuel, salt etc.)

Type of Cooling

Optimum Tempreture (°C)

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

Captain
AWARENESS of PNG LICENSING CONDITIONS, REQUIREMENTS and PROHIBITATIONS

1. License Onboard

Is there an Original or Copy etc. onboard the Vessel?

2. Crew

Vessel Licensed to carry a total of:

Number of citizens (PNG Nationals):

Vessel's crew number at inspection time:

3. License Conditions and Endorsements - Has the Fishing Master understood;

a) The Conditions on 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. Is the Fishing Master aware that the Fishing License conditions require;

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

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

Captain's signature

5. Catch Recording - Does the Fishing Master understand 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 Master Fishermen's best estimate of the total catch and of the catch composition?

Captain's signature

6. Formal Clearance - Does the Fishing Master 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. Offences and Penalties - Is the Fishing Master 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 the Fishing Master of the vessel he will be charged for the offences under the Fisheries Management Act if found in breach of any of these 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 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 he 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 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 of this vessel during the Inspection?

Translator Name and Signature
Photo of Translator