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Better managing space at sea: Maritime Spatial Planning legislation enters into force today

17/09/2014 A new European Directive to support Member States in their coordination of various activities that compete for space at sea takes effect today. Since many activities at sea – from fishing grounds, (...)

European vessels back in Moroccan waters

16/09/2014 After a break of more than 2.5 years, European fishing boats can again take up their fishing activities in Moroccan waters. A new four-year protocol of the EU-Morocco Fisheries Partnership Agreement (...)

Commissioner Damanaki welcomes protection of shark and ray species threatened by unsustainable trade

15/09/2014 Since 14 September 2014, eight shark and ray species have received extra protection from unsustainable trade. They have been listed under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered (...)

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  • 19/09/2014 - Mission to the USA: Participation in the Devising Seminar on Arctic Fishery at Harvard Law School (Cambridge, USA).
  • 21/09/2014 - Participation in the Ocean Elders Summit 2014 (New-York)
  • 24/09/2014 - Meeting of the European Commission (Brussels)

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COMPENSATION FOR OUR FISHERMEN AFTER RUSSIAN TRADE BAN

13 September 2014

Earlier this summer, Russia has decided to impose a trade ban on various products from the European Union, from fruits and vegetables to meat and dairy products, including fisheries products. In terms of exports, Russia represents 5 % of EU’s external fish trade. For example, in 2013, these exports corresponded to 144 million €. This […]

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