IUU fishing

26 Nov
2020

Virtual panel debate: EU and international stakeholders taking stock of the successes of the EU IUU Regulation and exploring future actions Join us for a stimulating discussion to mark the 10th anniversary of the pioneering EU Regulation to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Through this unique ocean governance framework, the […]

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30 Sep
2020

Source: China Dialogue Oceans The pandemic is hindering the work of officials who deter illegal fishing, while the capacity of industrial fleets remains largely unaffected The Covid-19 pandemic does not appear to have hindered the distant-water fleets of China and other major fishing nations, but it has largely sidelined the fishery observers and port officials […]

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25 Sep
2020

Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts Data shows where implementation of the Port State Measures Agreement is most needed Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) catch continues to enter world markets, accounting for up to $23.5 billion worth of seafood each year. To combat this illicit activity, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Agreement on Port […]

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18 Sep
2020

Source: The Guardian Hundreds of vessels caught logging 73,000 hours of fishing in just one month in new analysis A vast fishing armada of Chinese vessels just off the Galápagos Islands logged an astounding 73,000 hours of fishing during just one month as it pulled up thousands of tonnes of squid and fish, a new report based […]

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