<p>The Administrative Board of the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) has elected Fabrizio Donatella, Director of Fisheries Policy Atlantic, North Sea, Baltic and Outermost Regions at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission,</p>
Today the Commission published a report on the implementation of the Fisheries Control Regulation for the period of 2015-2019.
The European Commission has published an in-depth analysis of Member States’ sanctioning systems for infringements of the rules of the common fisheries policy (CFP), covering the period from 2015-2019 and all coastal Member States.
An evaluation of compliance with the landing obligation (LO) in selected fisheries in the Baltic Sea carried out in 2017 and 2018 has found an overall good level of compliance with the LO in pelagic gear herring and sprat fisheries over. However, the trend in other demersal segments in the Baltic Sea remains concerning, with a lower level of compliance with the LO in the fixed and towed gears catching plaice, as well as towed gear fleet segments targeting cod.
<p>Today, the Administrative Board of the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) appointed Dr Susan Steele as the agency’s new Executive Director.</p>