1 miilion per year to encourage students of marine colleges and universities to work on distant water fishing vessels
To encourage new
generations with expertise and technology to join Taiwan’s distant water
fishery, the Fisheries Agency has implemented the Program on Encouraging
Students Graduated from Marine Colleges and Universities to Serve on board
Distant Water Fishing Vessels, providing annually 6 candidates, for a maximum
of 3 consecutive years. Qualified candidates are as follows:
graduated from marine colleges or universities, majoring in fisheries,
navigation, marine engineering, or telecommuncation.
graduated from public and private vocational schools, majoring in marine
engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or electrican
3) Students graduate
from naval academy for officers, majoring in marine engineering.
4) Students who
have completed training courses from public vocational training centers, with
certificate of verification of over C grade technicians, in the installation
and repair of airconditioners, laithe working, and fitter working.
implementation in 2000, 30 students participated in the program, and there are
21 persons remained serving in the industry, with a retention rate of 70%.