Latest News

8 Feb
2015

Source: The IUU Fishing Blog Author: House of the Ocean On 17th June 2014, the White House released a Presidential Memorandum in which some initial measures to combat illegal and unregulated fishing were established.

Read More
26 Jan
2015

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Author: Lorne Cook (AP) The European Union blacklisted Sri Lanka Monday for failing to combat illegal fishing, officially banning imports of fisheries products from Sri Lanka-flagged vessels into the EU.

Read More
24 Dec
2014

Source: The IUU Fishing Blog Author: House of the Ocean The IUU Fishing Blog ends the year sharing the good news that the IUU fishing vessel Thunder has been sighted and may be close to being apprehended.

Read More
15 Dec
2014

Source: Phys Org Author: WWF Illegally caught fish comprise a significant portion of both the global catch and of seafood imports, including to the world’s leading fish-consuming markets. To counter this, the EU enacted strong fisheries laws and in 2012 began issuing warnings to – and imposing sanctions on – states which are accused of […]

Read More
30 Oct
2014

Source: The Fishing Site Author: Mercedes Rosello Oceana has reported on the concerning state of swordfish fisheries in the Mediterranean, highlighting in particular the indiscriminate targeting and trading of this fish by EU (particularly Italian) vessels.

Read More