On the 23 October a meeting was held between the European Fisheries Control Agency and the Croatian Authorities in Split (Croatia) in order to establish a roadmap on their future cooperation in Fisheries control in view to the Croatian accession to the European Union in the next month of July 2013. Croatia will be the 28th Member State to be part of the European and Fisheries has a great socioeconomic importance for the country.
The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) has included Baltic salmon stocks into the current joint deployment plan (JDP) in the Baltic Sea in line with the amendment of the European Commission specific control and inspection programme for the cod stocks in the Baltic Sea.
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.
The European Fisheries Control Agency, on behalf of the European Union, is organising a seminar on 28-29 June with other Contracting Parties to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) to strengthen the monitoring and control of bluefin tuna fisheries.
As European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, we come together this week to advance our shared goals of healthy oceans and seafood, prosperous ...