Port state measures

12 Nov
2018

Source: FAO Norway has undertaken a self-assessment of flag State performance, using the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Voluntary Guidelines for Flag State Performance (VGFSP) as a basis. The VGFSP provide guidance to strengthen and monitor compliance by flag States with their international duties and obligations regarding the flagging and control of fishing vessels. Paragraphs 6-43 […]

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26 Oct
2017

Source: MarineLink When it comes to fishing vessel safety, the mission is clear, says Sandra Allnutt of the International Maritime Organization (IMO): enhance safety to save lives.

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24 Oct
2017

Source: Stop Illegal Fishing Illegal fishers will find it increasingly difficult to get their catch to market, as Kenya becomes the 51st country to become party to the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA). This international treaty is designed to end illegal fishing by tightening controls exerted on fishing vessels as they access port services.

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28 Aug
2017

Source & Author: FIS.com Through its General Directorate of Supervision, Inspection and Sanction, the Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) has been coordinating joint actions with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in order to adopt measures to help curb illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

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