VESSELS SURVEY OPERATIONS

PROGRESS OF SURVEY VESSELS - SEPTEMBER 2017

Srl. No.

Vessel Fishing Type Target Days Achievement Days Area Operated (Lat / Long) & depth (m) Reasons for shortfall / non-operation Catch Recorded (Kgs)
Out Fishing Effort

No. of hauls

Out Fishing Effort No. of hauls
1 Yellow Fin TLL - - - - - - - - - drydocking repairs -
2 Blue Marlin TLL 20 14 8750 Hooks 14 20 14 8750 Hooks 14 6o-10o/92o-95o /574-3716 m - 2109
3 M. Vrushti TLL - - - - - - - - - Storm Value renewal -
4 M. Drushti TLL 20 12 7560 Hooks 12 16 9 7350 Hooks - 13o-18o/70o/2109-3287 m - 152
5 M. Nireek00shani BT 20 16 75 50 - - - - - The issuance of vessel inspection Certificate by MMD as the voyage permission granted by DG Shipping was limited to the GMDSS dispension only.. -
6 MFV Sagarika BT 20 16 75 Hrs 50 20 13 48.4 Hrs 33 12o --15o/73o - 74o/30-61 m  - 798
7 MFV Lavanika BT 20 16  75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - Drydocking repairs -
8 M. Varshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - Awaiting dock for drydock repairs -
9 MFV. Samudrika BT - - - - - - - - - Awaiting main engine gear train spares from OEM -
10 M. Shikari BT - - - - - - - - - Main DC Generator rewinding works are in progress -
11 M. Darshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs, 50 - - - - - Dry dock repairs -
Abbreviations used:  LSA-Life Saving Appliances;  FFA-Fire Fighting Appliances on board; M.E.- Main Engine;  MMD-Mercantile Marine Department; 
NOTE:  M-Matsya, TLL-Tuna Long Lining, BT-Bottom Trawling, MT-Midwater Trawling, MDSL-Modified Deep Set Longlining, SJ-Squid Jigging, # Squid Jigging under NAIP Project, $ Machine Hours, * Number of Hooks, @ As bite fish,          & - Immersion Hrs. of Experimental gill net fishing
VESSEL SURVEY OPERATIONS -SEPTEMBER 2017
Srl. No. Vessel Survey Operation details
1 Matsya Drushti

The vessel carried out for oceanic tuna and allied resources survey by deploying tuna long line survey (Lat.13o-18oN).  She was 16 days out at sea, 9 days fishing (5 days Monofilament Tuna Long Lining and 4 days Bottom Set Vertical Long Lining) with total fishing efforts of 7350 Hooks (3150 hooks Monofilament Long Lining and 4200 hooks Bottom Set Long Lining) and caught 152 kg.  The aggregate hooking rate was of 0.25% for Monofilamemt Tuna Long Lining and 0.16% for tuna hooking rate.

2 MFV Blue Marlin The vessel carried out for Oceanic Tuna and allied resources survey by deploying regular tuna longline gear in the area Lat. 6o-10oN and Long.92o-95oE in the depth range above 3716 m , 20 days out at sea and fishing survey for 14 days by expending fishing effort of 8750 hooks. Aggregate hooking rate was of 1.18% 
3 MFV  Sagarika The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area between Lat. 12o -15o N/ Long. 73oE - 74oE in the depth range of 30-61 m and carried out 48.40 Hrs. of effort 20 days out at sea and 13 days of fishing. 

   

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