Category Archives: Enforcement

Bluefin tuna season 2018: EU determined to maintain control standards & guarantee recovery trend in eastern bluefin tuna stock; “Constant surveillance” needed

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ILLEGALLY-labelled (Marine Harvest) salmon imported from Vietnam seized in China… just as PM Nicola Sturgeon on trade mission in China

Continue reading ILLEGALLY-labelled (Marine Harvest) salmon imported from Vietnam seized in China… just as PM Nicola Sturgeon on trade mission in China

ANTARCTICA: Two more IUU vessels arrested; Had been using African coastal ports as hideaways to avoid detection – COLTO

Continue reading ANTARCTICA: Two more IUU vessels arrested; Had been using African coastal ports as hideaways to avoid detection – COLTO

ISOTOPE Fingerprinting & traceability, CoC: “For the first time, we can differentiate organic, conventional, and wild salmon from different origins…”

Continue reading ISOTOPE Fingerprinting & traceability, CoC: “For the first time, we can differentiate organic, conventional, and wild salmon from different origins…”

SALT: New Alliance aims to “tackle illegal fishing by improving seafood supply chains”; U.S. AID & Foundations-funded

Continue reading SALT: New Alliance aims to “tackle illegal fishing by improving seafood supply chains”; U.S. AID & Foundations-funded

50 of the world’s largest businesses, retailers & fishing firms pledge to stop illegal tuna fishing & related forced labour on the High Seas by 2020; WEF brokers deal

Continue reading 50 of the world’s largest businesses, retailers & fishing firms pledge to stop illegal tuna fishing & related forced labour on the High Seas by 2020; WEF brokers deal

OSLO meeting: Attention turns to implementation at first Meeting of Parties on Port State Measures Agreement; #SDG14

Continue reading OSLO meeting: Attention turns to implementation at first Meeting of Parties on Port State Measures Agreement; #SDG14

TRACKING fish: International guidelines on catch documentation schemes approach finish line; New tools for tackling ‘pernicious problem’ of IUU fish;

Continue reading TRACKING fish: International guidelines on catch documentation schemes approach finish line; New tools for tackling ‘pernicious problem’ of IUU fish;

INVESTIGATION launched into Hector’s dolphin deaths; Fines of up to $100,000 for fishers failing to report capture

Continue reading INVESTIGATION launched into Hector’s dolphin deaths; Fines of up to $100,000 for fishers failing to report capture

CODFATHER: Massachusetts fishing magnate will plead guilty to U.S. federal charges of evading fishing quotas and smuggling profits to Portugal

Continue reading CODFATHER: Massachusetts fishing magnate will plead guilty to U.S. federal charges of evading fishing quotas and smuggling profits to Portugal

TRILOGUE: ‘Right balance needed between sustainable management of fishing outside EU waters & speedy administrative procedures’ – Europêche

Continue reading TRILOGUE: ‘Right balance needed between sustainable management of fishing outside EU waters & speedy administrative procedures’ – Europêche

FISHERY bycatch “rapidly driving Mexico’s vaquita to extinction”; illegal fishing targets species highly prized in China

Continue reading FISHERY bycatch “rapidly driving Mexico’s vaquita to extinction”; illegal fishing targets species highly prized in China

PROPOSAL for IWC to kick-start global efforts to reduce fisheries bycatch; ‘Kills at least 300,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises‘ p.a. – WWF

Continue reading PROPOSAL for IWC to kick-start global efforts to reduce fisheries bycatch; ‘Kills at least 300,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises‘ p.a. – WWF

OECD-FAO-UNODC October 13-14conference to improve global co-operation in the fight against fisheries crime

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“IRELAND laws for combating international bribery need urgent reform” – OECD Working Group on Bribery; Could have #SeafoodEthics ramifications…

Continue reading “IRELAND laws for combating international bribery need urgent reform” – OECD Working Group on Bribery; Could have #SeafoodEthics ramifications…