Read more about the article EU Commission proposes support for Eastern Baltic
The EU Commission proposal aim to reduce pressure on Eastern Baltic cod and to support communities that rely on the cod fishery

EU Commission proposes support for Eastern Baltic

The Commission has adopted a proposal offering support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund to fishermen affected by the closure of the Eastern Baltic cod fishery to permanently decommission…

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Read more about the article Ecuador gets EU yellow card
The European Commission has notified the Republic of Ecuador that it needs to step up its actions (yellow card) in the fight against IUU fishing

Ecuador gets EU yellow card

The European Commission has notified the Republic of Ecuador over the need to step up action to fight illegal fishing with a yellow card. ‘Ecuador is a major trade partner…

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Read more about the article EU Commission’s proposals for Mediterranean and Black Sea
The EU Commission has proposed cuts in fishing effort on red mullet, hake, deep-water rose shrimp, langoustine, blue and red shrimp and giant red shrimp in the Mediterranean

EU Commission’s proposals for Mediterranean and Black Sea

The European Commission has adopted its first ever proposal on fishing opportunities covering both the Mediterranean and the Black Seas. In the Mediterranean Sea, the proposal implements the multiannual management…

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Read more about the article New Commissioner meets the industry
Cepesca general secretary Javier Garat gave Virginijus Sinkevicius the industry viewpoint at a meeting the Commissioner-elect requested

New Commissioner meets the industry

Cepesca general secretary and Europêche president Javier Garat has told Commissioner-elect Virginijus Sinkevicius that the European fishing sector has long been frustrated by what it sees as a lack of…

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Read more about the article Europe’s candidate for Environment and Oceans
Lithuanian Commissioner-designate Virginijus Sinkevičius. Image: EU Commission

Europe’s candidate for Environment and Oceans

Political groups’ co-ordinators and chairs from the environment and oceans committees have met to assess the performance of Lithuanian Commissioner-designate Virginijus Sinkevičius following his introductory speech. He listed biodiversity, the…

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