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17 August 2012 -
17 August 2012
Today the European Commission tabled its proposal on fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2013.
Deadline: 31 October 2012
Test project on cooperation in execution of various maritime functionalities at sub-regional or sea-basin level in the field of integrated maritime surveillance (cooperation project) Deadline for submitting proposals: 19/10/2012

See also: MARE/2012/17
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.
19 July 2012 -
19 July 2012
Which fisheries are concerned by the measures proposed and which fisheries are not concerned by those measures? Which regions and fishing industries are concerned? Vessels directly involved are mainly ...
19 July 2012 -
19 July 2012
The European Commission has proposed new measures to regulate fishing for deep-sea species in the North-East Atlantic. Deep sea ecosystems and the species that live in them are particularly vulnerable ...
17 July 2012 -
17 July 2012
The European Commission has proposed a total allowable catch (TAC) of 20 700 tonnes of anchovy in the Bay of Biscay for the fishing season 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013, representing a reduction of 30% compared to the previous season.

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