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

Common maritime agenda in the Black Sea in motion

News – EU Maritime Affairs and Fisheries – February 28, 2020 The Common maritime agenda for the Black Sea has officially launched on February 17,...

Tuna travels – Maersk and Echebastar in Spain

Maersk News Release – Strengthening supply chains with transparency and reliability is vital for customers, no matter how sensitive their cargo may be...

Japanese ambassador visits Las Palmas port

Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain (Ports Europe) February 11, 2020 – The Ambassador of Japan in Spain, HE. Mr. Kenji Hiramatsu, has visited Autoridad...

Ukraine is ready to join the Cape Town Agreement on Fishing Vessels 2012 – Yuriy Lavrenyuk

On 21 October 2019, the Ministerial Conference of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fisheries began its work...

EU adopts first ever proposal on fishing opportunities for both Mediterranean and Black Seas

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) October 9, 2019 – The European Commission has adopted its first ever proposal on fishing opportunities for both the...

Cádiz port receives a subsidy of €500,000 to improve fishing infrastructure

Cádiz, Spain (PortSEurope) September 20, 2019 – The Junta de Andalucía in Cádiz has approved aid of €507,440 for Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahía de...

EU Commissioner Vella hosts first EU-China Blue Partnership Forum for the Oceans

Today in Brussels, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella will host the first ‘Blue Partnership Forum for the...

EU fleet maintains high profits mainly thanks to sustainable fishing methods

The 2019 annual economic report on the EU fishing fleet shows that the high levels of economic performance in 2016 have continued into 2017. The report links...

Portos de Galicia invests €720,000 in aquaculture in Vilaxoán port

Vilagarcía, Spain (PortSEurope) August 29, 2019 – Portos de Galicia has invested almost €720,000 in two new dock lines with 19 berths for aquaculture...

EU grants funding to Almería port fishing project

Almería, Spain (PortSEurope) August 8, 2019 – Autoridad Portuaria de Almería (APA – Port Authority of Almería) is to undertake a project to...

Gijón port offers Semillas del Cantábrico and Asturian firms to take over Lonja Gijón

Gijón, Spain (PortSEurope) July 18, 2019 – After the failure of the negotiations with the Galician shipowners of Cillero to sell Lonja Gijón (fish...

Andalusia invests in fishing ports

Almería, Spain (PortSEurope) July 11, 2019 – The Minister of Development, Infrastructure and Planning, Marifrán Carazo, has said in the Andalusian...

LonjaGijón-Musel to restructure capital

Gijón, Spain (PortSEurope) June 20, 2019 – LonjaGijón-Musel, a company controlled by Port Authority of Gijón which operates and administers the fishing...

Gijón port fish catch rises 56% in Jan-Apr 2019

Gijón, Spain (PortSEurope) June 11, 2019 – Gijón port registered between January and April an increase of the fishing of 56.2% over the same period last...

FAO’s annual fisheries conference in Vigo port

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) June 10, 2019 – The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation’s Fisheries and Aquaculture Department is to...

Huelva port establishes conditions for shipyards concession tender

Huelva, Spain (PortSEurope) May 20, 2019 – Huelva port has published the list of conditions of the tender for the granting of an administrative concession...

Croatia says fisheries and aquaculture strategically important sectors

News – Government of Croatia – PM says fisheries and aquaculture strategically important sectors – May 13, 2019 Fisheries and aquaculture are...

Cádiz port to invest €712,300 in overhaul of fishing port

Cádiz, Spain (Ports Europe) April 22, 2019 – Cádiz port plans to invest €712,300 ($800,755) in developing the fishing facilities of the port to implement...

MEPs back first EU management plan for fish stocks in the Western Mediterranean

Press Release – European Parliament – MEPs back first EU management plan for fish stocks in the Western Mediterranean – April 4, 2019 A plan...

EU Commissioner Vella presents EU contingency plans to help mitigate the impact of “no-deal” Brexit on fisheries

Brussels, Belgium, April 7, 2019 – Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella has presented contingency...

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