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Port activities linked to commercial fishing, including catch numbers, investment, port infrastructure and European Union (EU) policies.

EU fisheries control system gets a major revamp

New rules for a reinforced control system enter into force today – Tuesday 9 January 2024.  The revised rules modernise the way fishing activities are...

Port of Vigo launched action plan to boost fishing

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) December 14, 2023 – The Port of Vigo has launched an action plan to strengthen its leadership in fishing, said the Port...

European Council approves fishing opportunities for 2024 in EU and non-EU waters

Press Release – European Council – December 12, 2023 Following three days of negotiations, fisheries ministers agreed on fishing...

Japanese ambassador visits Las Palmas – tuna on the menu

Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain (PortSEurope) March 30, 2023 – The president of the Las Palmas Port Authority (APLP), Luis Ibarra, has welcomed a...

Tersan Shipyard to build factory fishing ship

Yalova, Turkey (PortSEurope) August 3, 2022 – Tersan Shipyard has signed contract with Nordbank Hochseefischerei GmbH for the building of an 88.1...

Indonesian delegation visits Port of Vigo

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) July 6, 2022 – A delegation from the Indonesian Ministry of Development (Infrastructure) has visited the Port of Vigo, a port...

Port of Barcelona awards fish market contract

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) July 4, 2022 – The Port of Barcelona has awarded a €7.56 million contract to FCC Construcción to build the new...

Acuacría La Figal awarded fish concession in Port of Gijón

Gijón, Spain (PortSEurope) June 30, 2022 – Acuacría La Figal has been awarded a 10,000-m² concession for 30 years to build a lenguados fish factory in...

Port of Gijón has reported record revenue for this season’s mackerel catch

Gijón, Spain (PortSEurope) June 30, 2022 – The Port of Gijón has reported record revenue for this season’s mackerel catch. The mackerel campaign...

Port of Vigo handles record number of containers in April

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) June 3, 2022 – In the first four months of 2022, the Port of Vigo handled 71,361 TEU, up +10.4% on the same period of 2021. By...

Port of Avilés sees reduced fishing catch but stable revenue

Avilés, Spain (Ports Europe) May 18, 2022 – The fishing port of Avilés has reported a notablereduction in catches in the first four months of the year,...

Port of A Coruña awards two fish and seafood processing concessions

Coruña, Spain (PortSEurope) May 6, 2022 – The Port Authority of A Coruña has granted concessions to Pescarmar and Isaac Lema to expand their fish and...

BlueInvest: Commission and EIF agree to mobilise €500 million with new equity fund for blue economy

NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT – 28 March 2022 – EU Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries BlueInvest: Commission and EIF agree to mobilise...

France Relance: recovery plan for fishing ports and port companies

Paris, France (PortSEurope) March 21, 2022 – Last year, the French government has announced its €100 billion “France Relance” recovery plan,...

Port of Barcelona to invest nearly €8 million euros in a new fishermen’s market

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 7, 2022 – The Port of Barcelona is to invest nearly €8 million ($8.7 million) in the construction of the future...

Gandia reinforces its commitment to the sea with the success of the II Artisanal Fishing, Tourism and Territorial Exhibition

Valencia, September 20, 2021 – Last weekend, hundreds of people the Mostra de Pesca Artesanal, Turisme i Territori de la Mediterrània de Gandia...

Valenciaport promotes fishing tourism and marine litter recycling in Gandia

Valencia, September 16, 2021.- The Artisanal Fishing Show, Tourism i Territori de la Mediterrània de Gandia, begins this Saturday with a program of events...

Port of the Bay of Cádiz to benefit from Mauritania fishing agreement

The hake fleet thanks the Port Authority for the efforts in the negotiations with Mauritania – July 20, 2021 The owners of fresh trawlers have thanked...

President of Vigo Port Authority promotes fishing trade

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) July 5, 2021 – Speaking at the international seminar “The challenges of sustainable fishing”, organized by the...

Port of Vigo reports positive March cargo figures

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) May 3, 2021 – The Port of Vigo cargo traffic grew by 4.56% during last March, compared to the general fall of -2.98% in cargo...

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