The Liberian Coast Guard has arrested a popular fishing vessel for trespassing. The arrest was made on March 13 with assistance from the activist group, Sea Shepherd.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has renamed the Liberia Maritime Institute in honor of former maritime commissioner, John Bestman.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed shock over initial results of an ongoing audit process of the Private Sector Development Initiative at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning.
Since President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf issued Executive Order Number 84, granting oversight and fiscal authority of the Bureau of National Fisheries to the Liberia Maritime Authority, stakeholders in the sector have been reacting strongly.