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The European Commission has adopted an action plan setting out how Croatia can overcome identified shortcomings in its fisheries control system, following an inquiry into irregularities last year. The measures were agreed together with the Croatian authorities and are already being implemented.
Fish farmed in the European Union is among the best in the world: a tasty, high-quality dish produced according to the world's strictest health and environmental standards. European aquaculture is also a sector with vast growth potential: today, 57% of the farmed fish consumed in the EU is imported.
The eighth plenary session of the European Coast Guard Function Forum (ECGFF) is taking place in London on 20-22 September.

Contracts and funding

Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

The European Commission regularly publishes calls for tenders, proposals and expressions of interest to buy in services and goods. For details on public contracts relating to maritime affairs and fisheries, see our pages on calls for tenders and calls for proposals.

See also planned calls for tenders and proposals on maritime affairs and fisheries in the annual work programme for public contracts and grants.

Maritime affairs

The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) supports the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP).

Fisheries

The EU provides funding for the fishing industry and coastal communities through the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).

For more information on how EMFF funding is managed in your country, contact your national fisheries authorities pdf - 138 KB [138 KB] .

For information on who receives EU funding, see the European Transparency Initiative.

EU governments are allowed to provide subsidies (known as state aid) for their own fishing industry, provided it does not distort competition between EU countries. The rules on state aid are strictly enforced.