Monitoring & Surveillance

Operation Kurukuru Staff

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New facilities launched in Solomon Islands for maritime surveillance

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 15 AUGUST 2008: The Maritime Unit of the Solomon Islands Police Force (SIPF) has new facilities to improve maritime surveillance targeting illegal fishing, transnational crime and search and rescue at sea, thanks to a new Operations Room was officially opened today at SIPF’s portside office.

FFA Licence Information List

Information provided in this list is from FFA member licence lists and regularly updated. Please click on the links below to view each member's licence list.


Cook Islands

Federated States of Micronesia



Marshall Islands


New Zealand



Papua New Guinea

Regional Surveillance Operations

Patrol Boat on Operation Kurukuru

FFA members cooperate to conduct regional surveillance operations -

These include:

Operation Kurukuru,

Operation Bigeye,

Operation Island Chief,

Operation Rai Balang

Operation Tui Moana.


Monitoring, Control & Surveillance at FFA provides policy and services, to its members to build national capacity and regional solidarity to control fishing in the Pacific, including illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.