EU ambassadors have agreed the Council’s position on a proposal to help tackle the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the fishery sector
EU Fisheries Commissioner outlined the requirement for fishing vessels to qualify for financial support during the temporary cessation of fishing activities
The EU Commission has approved a Portuguese scheme to support the Portuguese fishery and aquaculture sector in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.
EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, confirmed that only Fish Producers Organisations can avail of EU aid for fish storage.
The PECH Committee has been informed that quota flexibility will remain the same despite fishing being affected by the COVID-19 virus.
The EU Commission has announced today that it has waived the obligation to request refunds of unspent pre-financing from the fund until the programme closure.