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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...

Huelva port open new €6.9 million fish market

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) February 18, 2019 – Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva (APH – Port Authority of Huelva) has inaugurated the facilities of...

EU adopts new Fisheries Partnership with Morocco including Western Sahara

Press Release – European Parliament – February 12, 2018 A new agreement on the legal, environmental, economic and social governance of EU...

Huelva port opens fish market building

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) February 12, 2019 – Huelva port has opened the doors of the new fish market building, which after an investment of €6.9...

EU: Agreement on first ever multi-annual fisheries management plan in Western Mediterranean

February 2, 2019 – European Commission The European Parliament and the Council have reached an agreement on the Commission’s proposal establishing a...

Brexit preparedness: European Commission adopts two contingency proposals to help mitigate impact of “no-deal” Brexit on EU fisheries

Brussels, 23 January 2019 Given the continued uncertainty in the UK surrounding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement, the Commission has today adopted...

Ranking – Vigo top Spanish fishing port in November 2018

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) January 13, 2019 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports November 2018 fish landed (tonnes) statistics by...

Galician ports’ fishing exports to UK increase in 2018

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) January 2, 2019 – Galicia-based companies have significantly increased their exports to the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018,...

Almería port sees increased seafood catch in Jan-Sept 2018

Almería, Spain (PortSEurope) November 28, 2018 – In the first nine months of 2018, the port of Almería landed 2.75 million kilos of fish, an increase...

Spain: Puertos del Estado – September 2018 fish landed by port authority

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 11, 2018 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports August 2018 fish landed (tonnes) statistics by...

EC finds serious failures in fishing control of Irish ports

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) November 9, 2018 – The Irish government announced last summer via a letter addressed to the port of Vigo that it would...

Italy’s Tuna Callipo Group to open warehouse at Gioia Tauro port

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) November 7, 2018 – Italian tuna producer Tuna Callipo Group has agreed a contract for the operation of a warehouse of...

Almería port authority praises fishing association

Almería, Spain (PortSEurope) November 4, 2018 – Mari Carmen Ortiz, president of Autoridad Portuaria de Almería (APA – Port Authority of...

Spanish ports’ fish catch declines in Jan-Aug 2018

Alicante, Spain (PortSEurope) October 30, 2018 – The catches of fresh fish in Spanish ports amounted to 144,754 tonnes between January and August 2018, a...

British Ports Association calls for UK ports to land all fish locally after Brexit

London, United Kingdom (PortSEurope) October 29, 2018 – The UK government has introduced The Fisheries Bill was to the House of Commons and Mark Simmonds...

Black Sea: European Commission proposes sustainable fishing opportunities for 2019

Press Release – European Commission – Black Sea: Commission proposes sustainable fishing opportunities for 2019 – October 24, 2018 Today,...

Pescara port launches fender installation project

Pescara, Italy (PortSEurope) October 24, 2018 – Pescara port has started works on a project for the installation of fenders for the mooring of fishing...

The Atlantic blue economy: an interesting career opportunity for youth

European Commission – The Atlantic blue economy: an interesting career opportunity for youth – 22 October 2018 On 23-24 October 2018, political...

Blue Bioeconomy Forum: shape the future of the blue bioeconomy in Europe

European Commission – Blue Bioeconomy Forum: shape the future of the blue bioeconomy in Europe – 22 October 2018 With the Blue Bioeconomy Forum,...

Blue economy highlighted at Siat conference Genoa

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) October 20, 2018 – The second edition of the technical conference organized by Siat Spa, the insurance company of the Unipol...

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