Read more about the article French fishermen take grievances to EU Commission
The French delegation met the Commissioner responsible for fisheries and the Vice-President of the European Commission. Images: CNPMEM

French fishermen take grievances to EU Commission

A French industry delegation has presented its grievances over the ongoing situation with the UK to Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius and Vice-President of the European Commission Maros Sefcovic. France’s Minister of…

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Read more about the article EU Commission proposes Mediterranean and Black Sea fishing opportunities
Proposals have been made for 2021 fishing opportunities for the Mediterranean and Black Sea

EU Commission proposes Mediterranean and Black Sea fishing opportunities

The European Commission has adopted a proposal for fishing opportunities for 2021 in the Mediterranean and the Black Seas, claimed to be delivering on the political commitments made in the…

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Read more about the article Commissioner promises greater transparency in setting TACs and quotas
EU Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius has pledged greater transparency in the annual TACs and quotas process. Image: EU Commission

Commissioner promises greater transparency in setting TACs and quotas

Speaking during a meeting with a group of NGOs, European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius stated that the Commission would increase transparency in the negotiating process…

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Read more about the article EU tops up fisheries fund by €500 million to help recovery
Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius. Image: EU Commission

EU tops up fisheries fund by €500 million to help recovery

An additional €500 million added to the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) is part of the EU recovery package and follows earlier EU support measures to alleviate the immediate…

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Read more about the article EU Commission approves €20 million Portuguese credit line scheme
Companies in the Portuguese fisheries sector will have access to credit under a scheme approved by the EU Commission

EU Commission approves €20 million Portuguese credit line scheme

The European Commission has approved a scheme to support the Portuguese fishery and aquaculture sector in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary…

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