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11 September 2012 -
11 September 2012
The report provides a comprehensive overview of the structure and economic performance of the EU fishing fleet in 2010 and highlights some key trends between 2005 and 2011, based on data obtained from the latest DCF fleet economic data call and data held by Eurostat and the EU fishing fleet register.

See also: STECF report
6 September 2012
Commissioner Maria Damanaki: "With the first half of my mandate as European Commissioner already gone by, this is probably a good time to see where we are in fisheries and maritime affairs – and where we are headed."
3 September 2012 -
3 September 2012
Commissioner Maria Damanaki hosted a quadrilateral Ministerial meeting on mackerel management in London, with the participation of Ms Lisbeth Berg-Hansen, Norwegian Minister of Fisheries, Mr Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, Icelandic Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture and Mr Jacob Vestergaard, Minister of Fisheries of the Faroe Islands.
29 August 2012 -
29 August 2012
According to a new proposal by the European Commission, the EU and Norway are to harmonize technical and control measures for fisheries in the Skagerrak to ensure long-term sustainability of fish stocks.
17 August 2012 -
17 August 2012
Today the European Commission tabled its proposal on fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2013.
3 August 2012 -
3 August 2012
The European Commission adopted an action plan to improve the catch registration system in Spain. It has been designed jointly by the Commission and the Spanish authorities, following two years of system auditing. The agreed measures will help reinforce the fisheries controls by Spain.
1 August 2012 -
1 August 2012
The European Commission announced today deductions from 2012 fishing quotas of those Member States that had exceeded their quotas in 2011. Through deductions the Commission can immediately address the damage done to the stocks overfished in the previous year and ensure a sustainable use by all Member States of a common fishing resource.
27 July 2012 -
27 July 2012
The European Commission, on behalf of the European Union, and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, initialled on 26 July a 2-year Fisheries Partnership Protocol (FPA) between the EU and Mauritania.

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