Following the regulation regarding lost gear contained in the SEAFO System Article 8, The table below shows information regarding lost gear in the SEAFO Convention Area.



Date Lost 28 February 2015
Vessel Name Meridian No. 8
Type Gear Lost Norway buoy(A-6), sinker(70kg), light buoy, buoy line
Quantity Lost Norway buoy(A-6) 2 ea, sinker(70kg) 5ea, light buoy 1ea, buoy line 1,200m
Position Lost -25.7083    5.965
Measures Taken As soon as we found out the gears were lost, we have searched around the lost area. As we could not find out at there, we have followed the tide direction(SW) and kept searching. However, we still have not found out lost fishing gears. We will keep searching and if we find out, we are going to report retrieval of lost gear.


Date Lost 20 February 2017
Vessel Name Noordburg Kalapuse
Type Gear Lost Crab pots, search grabber, 4 line anchors,12 weight bars and 20 floats.
Quantity Lost 6 pots lost offline and 608 pots lost attached to the line. Search grabber, 4 anchor lines and 12 weight bars. Twenty floats attached to the lost line.
Position Lost -26.26694444    6.31777778
Measures Taken Tried to retrieve it but even lost the search grabber in the process


Date Lost 22 February 2017
Vessel Name Noordburg Kalapuse
Type Gear Lost Crab pots, search grabber, 4 line anchors,12 weight bars and 20 floats
Quantity Lost 6 pots lost offline and 608 pots lost attached to the line. Search grabber, 4 anchor lines and 12 weight bars. Twenty floats attached to the lost line.
Position Lost -26.20222222    6.31888889
Measures Taken Tried to retrieve it but even lost the search grabber in the process