FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
May. 26, 2016
VMS required in the Less than 40 ft. Fixed Gear Greenland Halibut fishery in NAFO Divisions 2+3KL
DFO wishes to advise harvesters in the < 40 ft. (<12.2m) Fixed Gear groundfish fleet participating in the 2+3KL Greenland Halibut Fishery (GHL) that Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) are required for the 2016 fishery.
The introduction of VMS in the < 40 ft. (<12.2m) fleet is to ensure safe and orderly harvesting of the Greenland Halibut quota in the 2016 GHL fishery.
If you require information on obtaining a VMS system you can contact Trudy Strowbridge at 709-772-5789 or email@example.com
Central Area Chief
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