Spiny Lobster Vessel Licence Application Process

As of February 1, 2017 The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries through the Fisheries Division will be receiving applications for Industrial Motor Fishing Vessel Licences to Fish for Spiny Lobster and for Industrial Motor Fishing Vessel Licences to Receive, Temporarily Store and Transport Spiny Lobster for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 spiny lobster fishing seasons (hereinafter referred to collectively as “the Licences”). The deadline for receiving applications for the Licences with all supporting documentation is NO LATER THAN March 7, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the Fisheries Division’s Head Office at the address given below. The Licensing Authority WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING any Application after March 7, 2017.

Interested persons are required to contact the Licensing Authority at:
Fisheries Division
2c Newport East, Kingston 11
Phone: (876) 410-9981 or (876) 458-4434
E-mail: fisheries_jamaica@live.com

 

Please see attached documents related to upcoming Spiny Lobster Vessel Licence application process:

  1. Newspaper Ad published Feb 1 2017
  2. Stakeholder’s Copy of New Spiny Lobster Regime
  3. Application forms for:
    1. Industrial Vessel Licence to Fish
    2. Industrial Vessel Licence to Receive, Temporarily Store and Transport Spiny Lobster
  4. List of Approved Valuators