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26 September 2016 -
26 September 2016
The 38th annual meeting of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (NAFO) took place from 19 to 23 September 2016 in Varadero, Cuba. NAFO Contracting Parties decided on total allowable catches (TACs) for a number of stocks. Under the leadership of the EU and Canada, NAFO also set the course for improved fisheries management in the high seas.
23 September 2016 -
23 September 2016
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.
23 September 2016 -
23 September 2016
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.
22 September 2016 -
22 September 2016
The eighth plenary session of the European Coast Guard Function Forum (ECGFF) is taking place in London on 20-22 September.
19 September 2016 -
19 September 2016
The first Regional Cruise Dialogue for the Baltic will take place on 18 October 2016 in Copenhagen. This working meeting involving key stakeholders from cruise lines, ports and destinations is organised in the framework of Action 3 of the European Strategy for More Growth and Jobs in Coastal and Maritime Tourism (COM (2014) 86).

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