New measures against IUU fishing and forced labour proposed
Fishing vessel / Image: FiskerForum
(UNITED STATES, 7/5/2022)
NOAA has proposed new measures aimed at illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. These changes address two key tools, the US Moratorium Protection Act and the international Port States Measures Agreement.
The measures would enhance NOAA’s abilities to combat IUU fishing activities and counter forced labour in the seafood supply chain. The agency will seek public comment on the rule once it’s published.
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