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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...

Meeting with IUCN representatives

This morning we had a meeting with representatives of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (better known by its acronym in English, IUCN), which brings together the world's most influential organizations and the best experts in a combined effort to...

we continue to advance in our project

Step by step we continue to advance in our project. Fishery Progres has just released the project progress rating update. You can check it at: https://fisheryprogress.org/fip-profile/atlantic-ocean-blue-shark-and-swordfish-surface-longline

The surface longline sector conveys to the administration its concerns and demands regarding to the difficult situation created by COVID-19

COVID-19 represents a serious public health emergency with enormous consequences for citizens, society and the economy. In this context, the fishing sector is being particularly affected by the interruption of the market, among other circumstances. Considering that...

The promoters of FIP BLUES project participated in the 26th Regular Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT)

The promoters of FIP BLUES project participated in the 26th Regular Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), held from November 18 -25th in Palma de Mallorca. During the meeting numerous draft recommendations were...
Meeting with IUCN representatives

Meeting with IUCN representatives

This morning we had a meeting with representatives of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (better known by its acronym in English, IUCN), which brings together the world's most influential organizations and the best experts in a combined effort to...

we continue to advance in our project

we continue to advance in our project

Step by step we continue to advance in our project. Fishery Progres has just released the project progress rating update. You can check it at: https://fisheryprogress.org/fip-profile/atlantic-ocean-blue-shark-and-swordfish-surface-longline