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.
Europeche and the EAPO have called on EU Commissioner, Virginijus Sinkevičius to re-examine the support package announced last week by the EU Commission.
Europeche and the EAPO have give a mixed reaction to the announcement from the European Commission on further support for the fishing industry.
The European Commission has proposed a new set of measures under the EMFF to support the EU fisheries sector in tackling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Low Impact Fishers of Europe are an umbrella organisation representing the rights of small-scale fishers under 12 metres using non-towed gears
The BLOOM Association has claimed that Dutch beam trawlers using electric pulse fishing equipment are still operating illegally.