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28 Oct
2016

Source & Author: Victoria Mundy* On 25th October 2016, the European Parliament passed a resolution setting out concrete proposals to improve the uniformity and quality of fisheries controls across the European Union. The resolution emphasises the need for strengthened procedures and sanctions to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and identifies significant disparities in the […]

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27 Oct
2016

Source: The Jakarta Post Author: Fedina S. Sundaryani Twenty-one nations bordering the Indian Ocean, comprising African, Asian and Oceanic states as part of an international organization, now have guidelines for maritime safety and security and five other priorities.

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19 Oct
2016

Source: Stop Illegal Fishing Author: Sally Frankcom The Greek owned Belize flagged vessel Greko 1, on the run from Somali authorities, docked in Mombasa on 18th October 2016.   The fugitive vessel had originally been denied port services at Mombasa in September 2016 but on this occasion, the Captain reported a sick crew member on-board and […]

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18 Oct
2016

Source: FIS Author: The European Union Few issues demonstrate better the challenges that are at the centre of protecting the environment and supporting economic development, than the efforts to manage global fisheries. The overall picture remains alarming across the globe.

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16 Oct
2016

Source: The Maritime Executive Author: MarEx Alongside eight other internationally recognized NGOs, the U.K.-based charity Human Rights at Sea has made a submission to the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, John Knox, regarding the continued exploitation of fisheries workers at sea.

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