Bondo fishermen given one week to ensure they all have lifesaving jackets

Fishermen in Bondo sub-county have been given a one week notice to ensure they all have lifesaving jackets or be blocked from entering the waters of Lake Victoria. The notice has been issued by the Chairman of Bondo Sub County Beach Management Unit (BMU) network, Johannes  Gaunye who stated that the rampant loss of lives […]

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Give fishermen more to comply with regulations 

The  Kenya  Maritime Authority (KMA) has been asked to extend their grace period for fishermen operating on Kenya lakes to comply with marine regulations and requirements. KMA  last week began a crackdown on boats in Lake Victoria that are not registered under the authority as well as fishermen without recommended safety gears. The  Rarieda politician, […]

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KMA to protect seafarers from exploitation

The  maritime industry regulator has directed that only licensed recruitment and placement agents will be allowed to hire seafarers in the country. The  Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) said it has licensed five such agents and cautioned those seeking to work on board ships to avoid fake firms as they risked being abandoned, tortured or even […]

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