SADSTIA expands graduate internship programme
SADSTIA has announced that it is expanding its successful graduate internship programme. Image: SADSTIA

SADSTIA expands graduate internship programme

A successful graduate internship run by the South African Deep-Sea Trawling Industry Association (SADSTIA) is being expanded in partnership with the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA). Expanding the internship…

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New home for Dutch Fishermen’s Association
Chairman Johan Nooitgedagt welcoming guests to the new offices on the Dutch Fishermen’s Association’s 85th anniversary. Image: de Nederlandse Vissersbond

New home for Dutch Fishermen’s Association

After a few years in temporary offices, the Dutch Fishermen’s Association (de Nederlandse Vissersbond) has a new purpose-built home in Urk, which was opened formally by four of the organisation’s…

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Cepesca: Strengthen RFMOs
Cepesca’s chief executive Javier Garat with delegates at the 14th round of informal consultations of States party to the New York Agreement for the Conservation and Management of Straddling and Highly Migratory Species. Image: Cepesca

Cepesca: Strengthen RFMOs

Cepesca chief executive Javier Garat has underscored the need for Regional Fisheries Management Organisations to be strengthened. Speaking at the 14th round of informal consultations of States party to the…

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Rejecting industry levies
The debate in Iceland has focused on additional taxes on the fishing and aquaculture sectors

Rejecting industry levies

The director of Iceland’s vessel owners’ federation SFS has remarked on the mood in Norwegian politics as it has turned against the notion of placing particular taxes on the fishing…

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EU fisheries fund to meet the industry’s needs

The Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament has voted on the new European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) that will cover the budgetary period 2021-2027. Europêche has voiced its appreciation of the strong stand the Parliament has taken in the light of the 5% budgetary cut proposed by the European Commission to compensate for the upcoming Brexit gap in the EU budget.

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