EU Fishing News
News has just come from a French communications agency that the UK has just sent a text to EU negotiators summarizing its position, deemed “reasonable”.
Frustrations are growing in Brussels, as EU sources believe that the EU-UK negotiations are being misrepresented by certain bodies who are trying to usurp the Withdrawal Talks.
Ireland was not solely marked out to be contacted on the concern of the monitoring obligation and that all Member States were written to in order to remind them of their obligation
The European Ombudsman reports the EU Council has failed to accept the Ombudsman’s recommendation for transparency in the EU fishing quota decision-making process.
The EU, Norway and the Faroe Islands have signed a cooperation agreement on control measures for fishing of mackerel, herring, hake and horse mackerel in the Northeast Atlantic.
The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) has been published it’s 2019 Annual Report disclosing its activities and inspections for the previous year.
The ICES has signed an new agreement with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Environment (DG Environment).
In his press conference on Friday after another round of EU/UK Brexit negotiations, EU Chief’s Negotiator, Michel Barnier said “We have made no progress on fisheries.”
Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE) has reported that fishers in Cyprus who have opted for the government’s “tie-up” scheme are having their boats chained in harbour by Fisheries Authorities.
EU Fisheries Commissioner, Virginius Sinkevičius took part this afternoon in a live online questions and answers session with the European public.
The European Council today adopted new rules intended to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the fishery and aquaculture sector.
For a number of fleets still operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, repatriation of fisheries crew and change of crew are still key problems.