South African Large Pelagic (Tuna)
Imvelo blue environment consultancy is currently the most preferred large pelagic observer supplier in South Africa since our involvement in this sector in July 2019. We are responsible for the collection of the National data to fulfill the country's obligation to the tuna RFMOs i.e. IOTC, CCSBT and ICCAT.
We would like to thank all the Large pelagic Longline operators that made the 2020/21 season a success all data collected during the season has been successfully submitted to the department please do not hesitate to contact us if more info is required.
The 2021/22 season has begun and we have covered both Tuna Pole and Tuna longline (domestic and Foreign flagged) fleet and the following vessels have been covered:
1. MFV Easy Rider
2. MFV Jacqueline
3. MFV South West Lapwing
4. Koei Maru No1 (Japan)
5. Seawin Sapphire X2
6. Seawin Ruby
8. Seawin Diamond
9. Santa Cruz
All of our observers are IOTC approved!