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Regional plans adopted as landing obligation nears

20/10/2014 The European Commission has today adopted a series of discard plans as it gears up for the introduction of an obligation to land all catches on 1 January 2015. Discarding, the practice of returning (...)

Meeting with the Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association

16/10/2014 Commissioner met today in Piraeus with Mr Simantonis, President of the Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association, Mr Terzis Vice-President and Mr Korres, Special Advisor. The meeting was an opportunity (...)

Russian fisheries embargo: Agreement to help Europe’s fishermen with quota flexibility

15/10/2014 In the light of the consequences of the Russian ban for EU fisheries products, EU ministers this week agreed unanimously to support Europe’s fishermen with flexibility in the use of their quotas. (...)

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  • 28/10/2014 - Meeting with Stakeholders from the Wave energy sector organised together with Vice-President Oettinger & MEP Bendtsen (Brussels)

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WORLD FOOD DAY: FARMED FISH PLAYS A CRUCIAL ROLE IN FOOD SECURITY

17 October 2014

 One in nine people worldwide suffers from hunger and malnutrition. The number is hitting hard on the occasion of World Food Day. We all know the crucial role fish plays in food security.  But it is also no secret that we are overfishing our seas, and are putting our wild fish stocks in […]

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