Abstract

Ayman H Atteya
Applications and Challenges in Rebuilding the Egyptian Fisheries
The safety and comfort of crew members aboard fishing vessels is of a greater consideration today than it has been in the past. On the other hand Injuries and fatalities have been substantially increased therefore work should start to lessen these occurrences. In that regard, the industry should improve the working environment for crew members through new vessel designs. The designs of the fishing vessels used in the province vary, based on resource availability, type of fishing gear used, location of fishing grounds, length of fishing trips, and other factors. The development of safe and efficient vessels is critical to the future viability of our province’s inshore fishing industry. Finally, Training of crew member on the use of new fishing gears, environment protection, and personal safety will help in reducing the accidents and reducing the overall cost.