EU Fishing News
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.
Europeche has said that the fishing industry welcomes the European Union’s support to overcome the socio-economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
The EU Commission has announced that it welcomes the quick adoption by the EU Parliament and the Council, of its initiative to modify the EMFF
The news has just been announced that MEPs adopted in plenary additional measures providing support to EU fishers and aquaculture farmers severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.