Pilot Aquaticulture product Purchasing Document (APD)
Department of Fisheries pilot testing new web-platform, Aquaculture product Purchasing Document (APD) to aquaculture farmers and fisheries entrepreneurs. Farmers and entrepreneurs prepare to submit their application to use this platform for self-issued aquatic animal trading document from August 3, 2563 onwards. This testing is desired to facilitate farmers and entrepreneurs to understand the benefit of effective traceability to the source of aquatic animals. Mr. Thaworn Jirasoponrak, Department of Fisheries's Deputy Director-General reveals that Department of Fisheries has announced a notification, Handling Aquaculture Product Purchasing Document for Marine Shrimp Aquaculture Entrepreneurship on 8 June 2563 with the power accroding to section 91 of the royal fishing schedule. B.E. 2558. An entrepreneur of aquaculture under control pursuant shall prepare a marine catch purchasing document for his/her buyers. This mean a shrimp trader, aquatic animal collector, preliminary processing plant, refrigerated storage, aquatic animal processing plant and marine shrimp exporters who want to sell or deliver sea shrimp to other people must issue an aquatic animal purchasing document for buyers or receiver of marine prawns through the Aquatic Animal Trading Books (Aquatic Animal Purchasing Document: APD) via website http://apd.fisheries.go.th. Website desire to facilitate farmers and entrepreneurs to issue purchasing documnet and query the source of marine shrimp, aquatic animal, aquatic products for the benefit of regulate seafood cultivator, prevents harm to consumers especially in the residual substance in marine shrimp products. To create confidence in Thailand's Traceability system for trading partner. Issuing an aquatic animal purchasing document is not new for farmers and entrepreneurs. Since 2011 Department of Fisheries has used aquatic animal and offsping distribution document (MD / FMD) for evidence of query. Due to notification. Such a fishing issue has gone out. Modified in the formation of directing books from the directing book to farmers. Fisheries department officials or group of organizations certified to release books to adjust to allow farmers and entrepreneurs to arrange. Real-time electronic directing program provides a check-out application for the Aquarium Trading Books APD to check back on the source of sea shrimp effectively, facilitating farmers and entrepreneurs to arrange directing through such systems in the area. It also helps reduce paper usage because sea shrimp trading information in the form of electronic file by farmers. Don't worry about the hassle of using the system. As the Department of Fisheries has staff to consult with you. You can request a trial system. ‡ on 3 August 2563 and will be activated for testing from 1 September 2563-1 September 2564
Giant River Prawn Market @PTT
Department of Fisheries cooperate with OR(PTT Oil and Retail Business Public Company Limited) to open the market of ′Giant River Prawn′ in the middle of Bangkok @PTT Station on sunday 7th June 2563 at PTT Station Station, Vibhavadi Road, Rangsit, Samsen, Phayathai District, Bangkok. Mr. Mesak Pakdeekong, Departmen of Fisheries's Director General, Mr. Thaworn Jirasoponrak, Deputy Director-General, Mr. Bancha Sukkaew, Deputy Director-General with Mr. Boonma Phanthanakun, Deputy Director of Oil Reseller PTT Public Company Limited, Nangphanwadee Phutthayangur, manager of oil retail marketing, Mr. Pirawat Wachirophasanan, manager of central service station, joins to publicize the event of selling giant-river prawn in Bangkok. @PTT Station to help farmers after experiencing low selling prices from the COVID-19 crisis. It can be delivered directly to consumers. No need to go through the middle seller in the area of PTT Station in Bangkok which is locations where people is roaming. 1st: Sawddikarn PTT Station, Vibhavadi Road, Rangsit, 2nd: Prachauthit-Latphrao PTT Station, 3rd:Theprarak PTT Station and the 4th: Talingchan PTT Station. Event will be available at 4 spots on Sunday 7th and 14th June 2563 from 09.00 onwards, until stocks last. Other processed aquarium products are also available for sale. Such as sundried Plasalid, sundried Plachon, processed catfish products such as sweet , crunchy , crispy , processed tilapia products such as Joplanil, sun roasted tilapia, Khuaking tilapia etc.
Technical workshop on the development on an ASEAN general fisheries policy
Thursday 28th May 2563 at the Tapad Thong conference room, foreign fishing department, Mr. Bunchong Chumnongsittathum, Department of Fisheries's Deputy Director-General is the main representative of Thailand in VDO Conference workshop on technical workshop on the development on an asean general fisheries policy feasibility study from 27-28 May 2563. To consider and report the results of the possibility of developing ASEAN fishing policy with delegates from ASEAN members, ASEAN Secretariat, representatives of the Regional Mechanism between EU - ASEAN (E) - READI) and Southeast Asia Fisheries Development Center (Seafdek) etc.
Discussion with Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF)
On April 20, 2563 at the Yi Sok conference room, Chulabhorn, Department of Fisheries, Mr. Mesak Pakdeekong,Department of Fisheries's Director General honored to chair the VDO Conference to discuss issues about the Environmental Justice Foundation (Environmental Foundation: EJF) report related to various agencies including Department of Fisheries, Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Center, National Police Department, Department of Employment, Department of Labour Protection and Welfare and Marine Department on protocol of Monitoring, Surveillance and Controls on fisheries to be more efficient.
Department of Fisheries raise awareness on corona virus (COVID-19)
March 30, 2020, 13.30 hrs., At the Black Tiger Meeting Room, 7th floor, Chulabhorn Building, Department of Fisheries, Mr. Bunchong Chumnongsittathum, Dr. Vicharn Ingsrisawang and Mr. Bancha Sukkaew, 3 Deputy Director-General of the Department of Fisheries Along with the Department of Fisheries executives participated in the Video Conference of the Coordination Center for Coronary Epidemic Disease in 2019 (COVID-19), Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives.
Meeting of the Committee on Commercial Fishing License Allocation Fisheries Year 2020 - 2021
16 March 2020 09:30, At the Black Tiger Meeting Room 7th floor Chulabhorn Building, Mr. Mesak Pakdeekong (Director General) as chairman of the Committee on Commercial Fishing License Allocation Fisheries Year 2020 - 2021, considered the following issued 1. Allocation of fisheries and fishing time Fishery Year 2020-2021 2. Application for commercial fishing license Fisheries year 2020-2021, according to the allocation criteria approved by the National Fisheries Policy 3. Conditions attached to commercial fishing license Fishery Year 2020 - 2021