FIP BLUES is a Fishing Improvement Project for the Swordfish and Blue Shark Fisheries promoted by 4 producer organizations and 14 companies, these latter constitute the National Association of Commercializing Companies and Transformers of Highly Migratory Species.
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)
FISHERY PRODUCER ORGANIZATIONS
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCIALIZING COMPANIES AND TRANSFORMERS OF HIGHLY MIGRATORY SPECIES
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
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...
The fishing organizations report the inaction of the central government with the mako
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...
FisheryProgress has published the FIP BLUES progress ranking update
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...
FIP BLUES presents his Action Plan to the members of ICCAT Sub-Commission 4 as part of his SUSTAIN HOOK programme.
This morning, from the Government subdelegation in Pontevedra, the members of FIP BLUES presented the SUSTAIN HOOK programme to members of ICCAT Sub-Commission 4 on the occasion of their meeting on 6-7-8 July. The event was opened by Antonio Lizcano, Deputy Director...
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food will collaborate with the surface longline production and processing sector through the Fisheries Improvement Project “FIP BLUES”.
The Secretary General for Fisheries, Ms. Alicia Villauriz Iglesias, and the representatives of the main Fishing Producers Organisations of the surface longline sector (OPP-7, OPP-8, OPP-49 and OPPC-3), as well as the National Association of Marketing and Processing...
THE PORT AUTHORITY OF VIGO STRENGTHENS TIES WITH THE LONGLINE SECTOR AND SUPPORTS THE CREATION OF A BRAND OF SUSTAINABILITY
The president of the Port Authority of Vigo, Jesús Vázquez Almuíña, held a meeting this morning with the heads of the producers' organisations representing the surface longline fishery and the most important companies at Community level in marketing and processing, to...
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