Fisheries

Fishery Port Services

AVA operates 2 fishing ports at Jurong and Senoko, providing these services to foreign and local fishing vessels:

  • bunkering 
  • discharging
  • transshipment of fish
  • marketing and fishing harbour activities
  • wholesale market for fish

Non-regulatory function of ports

The maintenance of cleanliness and sanitation of the ports and its whole markets have been outsourced to a managing agent from 1 November 2005 onwards. The current managing agent at the ports is M/s CPG Facilities Management Pte Ltd

Jurong Fishery Port

Jurong Fishery Port (JFP), an international port for foreign fishing vessels to land their fish catch, started operations in 1969. Located at Fishery Port Road, it has a land area of 5.1 hectares.

Facilities


JFP serves as a docking and bunkering base for foreign fishing vessels operating in the Indian and Pacific Ocean. It is also a marketing and distribution centre for fresh fish.

These facilities can also be found at JFP:

  • a 400-metre long wharf
  • a wholesale fish market
  • a computerised water batching system that dispenses drinking water to vessels berthed there
  • shops
  • ice-crusher stalls
  • canteens
  • fish merchants’ office units

Supply of Fish


Fishing vessels and fish reefer boats calling at JFP unload their catch for wholesale through the fish merchants from 2300hrs to 0200hrs.

The fish sold at JFP are also imported from these sources:

  • by sea from Indonesia
  • by land from Malaysia and Thailand
  • by air from Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar, Taiwan and Vietnam

Frozen tuna is also transshipped through the JFP.

Marketing & Wholesale Activities


JFP has a 9,000m2 wholesale fish market which houses 110 market lots. There are about 103 AVA-licensed fish merchants that conduct wholesale fish business at JFP. 2,000 to 3,000 fish retailers, fish processors and institutional buyers come to this market daily to buy fish.

The price of fish is dependent on:

  • supply and demand
  • type
  • size
  • freshness

The species of fish sold are:



  • Prawn
  • Crab
  • Lobster
  • Finfish
  • Sea Bream
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Gold-Banded Scad
  • Red Snapper
  • Grouper
  • Threadfin
  • Horse Mackerel
  • Squid
  • Pomfret
  • Mackerel

Operating Hours


For Marketing and Distribution activities:

  • Closed on Mondays (2.00am-6.00am)

For all other activities:

  • Open 24 hours a day

You can view  the location map here.

LP JFP

Senoko Fishery Port

Senoko Fishery Port (SFP), the home base for our local fishing fleet (4 off-shore; 35 in-shore), started operations in 1997. It was constructed at a cost of S$26 million to replace the former Punggol Fishing Port and has a land area of 3.24 hectares.

You can view the location map here.
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Facilities



SFP provides these facilities:

  • a 180-metre long jetty
  • a fish wholesale market
  • shops
  • canteen
  • office units for fishing community
  • computerised water-batching system to dispense drinkable water to fishing vessels

Supply of Fish


There are 25 AVA-licensed fish merchants based at SFP, handling about 15,000 tonnes of fish per year.

SFP gets its supply of fish from these sources:

  • local fish trawlers
  • in-shore vessels
  • kelongs
  • fish farms
  • imports

Marketing & Wholesale Activities


SFP fish wholesale market houses 36 market lots of 40square metres each. Around 700 to 1000 fish retailers, fish processors and institutional buyers purchase fish daily.

Operating Hours


Opened daily from 2.00am to 6.00am.

Closed on Mondays.

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