What is BoatR?

BoatR Registration System Overview :

– As mandated under Section 3.2 Executed Order No. 305, the BFAR shall maintain a separate data bank of the list of registered fishing vessels for record purposes and monitoring of level of fishing effort.

– To effectively manage the registration of municipal fishing boats three gross tons(3GT) and below. The Fisheries Information Management Center (FIMC) was tasked to develop a web-based information system which is called Municipal Fishing Vessel and Gear Registration (BoatR).

Purpose :

– The BoatR will assist and support the municipal and local government units (LGU) on filing prescribed registration forms and managing registration records of municipal fishing boats and gears nationwide.

Objectives :

– This project aims to prescribe a centralized database system to guide municipal and city local government units in the conduct of the registration of fishing boats three (3) gross tonnage and below nationwide.

Regional Fishing Vessel & Gear Count?

Province
Registered Boat
Registered Gear
Basilan
1,065
9
Lanao del Sur
1,936
11
Maguindanao
8,588
107
Sulu
6,070
275
Tawi-Tawi
3,579
361
TOTAL
21,238
763