Safety checks of fishing boats in progress in Kozhikode

Complying with an order from District Collector N. Tej Lohit Reddy, a comprehensive safety audit is under way in Kozhikode district to ascertain the fitness of fishing boats and quality of lifesaving accessories kept by boat owners for emergency rescue operations. A few recent incidents in which fishermen had a close shave following boat capsize […]

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Trawling ban divides traditional fishers, boat owners

Boat operators say pollution of waterbodies is the primary reason for reduction in fish resources Boat operators say pollution of waterbodies is the primary reason for reduction in fish resources Traditional fishers and trawl boat owners are once again split over the imposition of the 52-day annual trawling ban off the Kerala coast. The Fisheries […]

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