News :: Second special CCAMLR meeting in Bremerhaven - An opportunity missed to protect important marine areas in the Antarctic
Second special CCAMLR meeting in Bremerhaven - An opportunity missed to protect important marine areas in the Antarctic
(17/07/2013) Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki expressed her big disappointment that the Special meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) in Bremerhaven, Germany, was unable to reach an agreement on the establishment of marine protected areas (MPAs).
Commission adopts IUU vessel list
The European Commission has adopted an updated list of vessels that cannot land or sell their fish in the EU as they have been identified as taking part in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU). The list comprises vessels included in the IUU lists adopted by regional fisheries management organisations (RFMOs) around the world.
The European Commission launches a series of stakeholder workshops on Maritime Spatial Planning
On 14 June 2013, the European Commission organised a workshop on Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) and energy (oil and gas, offshore wind energy and ocean renewable energy sectors) in Dublin.
A 'How to' guide to reading your fish label
Reading labels on your food can sometimes be frustrating and confusing with either not enough information about the product or a total lack of clarity in the labelling. Recognising this, the Commission has introduced new guidelines on labelling for fish and aquaculture products in the EU to help consumers make informed decisions on the food they eat.