FISHERY PRODUCER ORGANIZATIONS
(90% catches of the EU fleet)
(80% of the EU supply chain)
(95% of the EU in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean)
FIP BLUES Includes the development of improvement projects for the stocks of 6 fisheries:
North Atlantic Swordfish and Blue Shark EU Longline
South Atlantic Swordfish and Blue shark EU Longline
Eastern Pacific Swordfish EU Longline
Western Pacific Swordfish EU Longline
Pacific Blue shark EU Longline
Indian Ocean Swordfish and Blue shark EU Longline
FIP BLUES NEWS
In November 2022 and within the framework of the Plenary of the 19th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES, the inclusion of Tintorera (Prionace glauca) in Appendix II of the aforementioned Convention was approved, which implies, as of 25 November of this...
The FIP BLUES fishing improvement project starts in 2019 with the aim of improving the environmental sustainability of the surface longline fishery. Made up of the Burela Fishing Producers Organisation (OPP BURELA), the Organisation of Longliners (ORPAGU), the...
On 5 March 2023, the United Nations (UN) approved an agreement of international importance to protect biodiversity in waters beyond national jurisdiction, the so-called "BBNJ" (Biodiversity of areas Beyond National Jurisdiction). The overall objective is to protect...
Ends the “ordeal” that prevented the longliners from selling the mako shark they were allowed to catch
For the 115 affected surface longliners, the nonsense that prevented them from selling the shortfin mako that they could catch has been an “ordeal”. Quite a mess, because the European Union (EU) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food allowed them to fish...
Shipowners and industry suffer millionaire losses due to the inaction of the Spanish Government with the mako. • Representatives of the organizations OPP-7 Burela, Opnapa, Opromar and Orpagu offered a press conference this morning in Santiago to describe the calvary...
FIP Description The EU surface longline fleet has been concentrating efforts on the implementation of national and regional strategies for the conservation of their target species including measures such as minimizing incidental catches, collaborating with the...
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