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Speech by Karmenu Vella - Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries at the Baltic Sea Conference – Kiel, Germany, 26 March 2015
The European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella welcomed the political agreement that the European Parliament and the Council of the EU have provisionally reached today to ensure the full implementation of the measures adopted by the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM)
The conference video and report are now available on the FARNET website

Contracts and funding

Overview

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 - 147 KB [147 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.

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 tender 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.