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November 15, 2019

Sweden wants to tighten fisheries controls

The control of fishing should be improved and made more effective, according to the Swedish government. They have now instructed the Coast Guard and the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SWAM) to investigate how.

November 15, 2019

Joint NGO priorities on the revision of the EU Fisheries Control System

A broad coalition of NGOs have together drawn up a series of recommendations based on the EU Commission proposal for the revision of the Fisheries Control System, this includes both an analysis of the proposal as well as a detailed 12 point plan for reform.

November 5, 2019

The 20 year Baltic Sea scandal

False reporting of pelagic catches in the Baltic for herring and sprat by the industrial trawl segment and their falsification of logbook entries have been going on for over 20 years, according to research.

November 1, 2019

Commission proposes financial aid for fishermen affected by the closure of the Eastern Baltic cod fishery

Press release from the Commission Brussels, 31.10.2019 COM(2019) 564 final 2019/0246 (COD) Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Regulation (EU) 2016/1139 as regards the introduction of capacity limits for Eastern Baltic cod, data collection and control measures in the Baltic Sea, and Regulation … Continued

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