They advised the Minister of Fisheries at a meeting at the headquarters of Fisheries Training and Extension Centre.
This Thursday, a group of fishermen met with the Minister of Fisheries, Nicolas Von Mally at the Fisheries Training and Extension Centre at Pointe-aux-Sables. Many of them, including Joseph Gabriel Carper, spoke in person. Nevertheless, they still say they appreciate the boost of the Ministry.
Given the high cost of a criminal - Rs 2000 - and also its rarity, the fishermen affected by the swell had requested assistance from the Ministry of Fisheries to purchase cables to build.
Some 500 kg of cables were generously provided by the shipyard of the Indian Ocean (CNOI). They were then cut to proper size by the company Sat Motors Co. Ltd..
A spokesman said CNOI its "support to fishermen who suffer the vagaries of climate," and mentioned the possibility to repeat his gift of one to two years.
For the Minister of Fisheries, Nicolas Von Mally, this gift is " an example of collaboration between the Ministry of Fisheries and the private sector . " It ensures that the department has funds to help fishermen, and will be always ready to help. However, the minister declined to comment on this event fishermen Thursday, January 19 in Port Louis.
A study by the FITEC in areas affected by the storm - Bamboo-Virieux, Mahebourg, Riambel Bay and Cape - no less than 174 baskets of fish were destroyed during the heavy swell that occurred August 13, 2011 in south and south-east of the island.