MOTC, MAFAR meet to improve BARMM’s maritime economic activities

Feb 6, 2023

Ministry of Transportation and Communications Minister Paisalin P. Tago recently met with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR) Director Mohamadtaha S. Pendaliday, and BMARINA representatives to discuss the installation of Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) to Fishing Vessels and the Registration of Commercial Fishing Vessels within the region.

The BMARINA and MAFAR are coordinating their efforts to improve the monitoring of fishing operations for fisheries management by implementing a VMS. Moreover, the meeting seeks to define clearly the respective roles and duties of the offices involved in this undertaking.