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Kiribati

Kiribati

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Kiribati

Fisheries partnership agreement

The Protocol to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement concluded between the EU and Kiribati covers the period 16.9.2012 – 15.9.2015.

There is currently no protocol in force since 16 September 2015

Main features of the FPA

Duration of the agreement 6 years renewable (16.9.2012 – 15.9.2018)
Duration of the Protocol 3 years (16.9.2012 – 15.9.2015)
Initialisation 3.6.2012
Nature of the FPA Tuna Fisheries Partnership Agreement 
Financial contribution:  1 325 000 €/year out of which 350 000 €/year (26 %) has been earmarked for the support of the Kiribati sectoral fisheries policy.
Fee for ship owners:  

35 € per tonne caught:

- 131 250 € per purse seiner
- 15 000 € per long-liner

Special contribution for fishing authorisation for ship owners 300 000 € per purse seiner
Reference tonnage:   

15 000 t./year

CURRENT PROTOCOL
Fishing possibilities
  SPAIN FRANCE PORTUGAL TOTAL
Tuna seiners 3 1 - 4 vessels
Surface longliners 3 - 3 6 vessels

History

The first fisheries agreement concluded between the EU and Kiribati dates back from 2003. It was the first fisheries agreement to be negotiated in the Pacific.

Current legal framework