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Marshall Islands Capital Is ‘World’s Busiest Tuna Transshipment Port’

Marshall Islands Capital Is ‘World’s Busiest Tuna Transshipment Port’

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by October 14, 2016 Pacific News, Regional News

 One-third of tuna caught in PNA waters flows through Majuro

MAJURO, Marshall Islands (Marianas Variety, Oct. 13, 2016) – The Marshall Islands capital atoll of Majuro is the world’s busiest tuna transshipment port, a fisheries-related workshop was told this week in Majuro.

As much as 600,000 tons of tuna is now being off-loaded from purse seine fishing boats to carrier vessels a year, Parties to the Nauru Agreement or PNA commercial manager Maurice Brownjohn told a tuna canning training in Majuro earlier this week. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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