Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


The presidency of the EU will present, predictably, a common position document at the meeting the Council of Ministers of the EU branch, in June

Spain, France and Italy advocate strengthening the future EMFF

EUROPEAN UNION
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 00:00 (GMT + 9)

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, presented yesterday in the Council of Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries of the European Union a joint declaration with France, supported by Italy, to strengthen the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) 2021-2027. The declaration is open to the accession of other Member States, to which it has been submitted so that they can make the contributions they consider appropriate.

The declaration has received full support from a large number of countries and partial support from other Member States.

This joint document calls for greater flexibility so that the Member States can approve action measures in relation to the application of the Fund in the new programming period, to take into account all the circumstances of each fleet.

Likewise, the document defends an improvement of the cofinancing rates, from 75 to 80 per cent in general, 85 per cent for the fisheries local action groups (FLAGs) and 100 per cent for the outermost regions.

In addition, it is considered that the measures that do not constitute an increase in fishing capacity should imply an improvement in the safety and working conditions of the crew members and the energy efficiency of fishing vessels, as well as those aimed at modernizing ports, landing places and new fish markets.

Likewise, there is a need for the aquaculture sector to be supported through additional measures to the financial instruments proposed by the European Commission in its proposal.

     

Also included is the strengthening of market mechanisms, such as private storage, in order to be able to take action in cases of market crisis.

Similarly, the definition of small-scale coastal fishing is proposed, so that vessels in conditions similar to those of small size can benefit from the Fund, that is, not only takeing into account the length but other circumstances, such as the duration of the fishing day or the proximity to the docking port.

How the EMFF funds are distributed (Click on the image to enlarge it)

"The fishing sector is and should be a sustainable sector, from the point of view of resources, but it also has to be modernized," Planas told the media.

The minister recalled that the proposal for a regulation on the EMFF is being examined in the Council's Fisheries Policy Group. The rotating Romanian presidency of the EU will present, predictably, a common position document at the meeting the Council of Ministers of the EU branch, in June.

editorial@fis.com
www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
Chile
Aug 22, 04:00 (GMT + 9):
SMA initiates sanctioning process against Nova Austral for environmental breaches
Argentina
Aug 22, 03:10 (GMT + 9):
Biodiversity treaty on the high seas could affect fishing sector, shipowners warn
United Kingdom
Aug 22, 01:10 (GMT + 9):
Grieg Seafood mulls selling its Skye fish farms
Norway
Aug 21, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Lerøy reports higher earnings but lower profits for Q2
United Nations
Aug 21, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Pacific Islands Forum joins negotiations for new treaty on marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction
Chile
Aug 21, 22:50 (GMT + 9):
‘Significant increase’ of salmon lice and absence of giant squid affect Blumar results
Norway
Aug 21, 21:10 (GMT + 9):
Fish Pool Salmon Price Status Report for week 34
Taiwan
Aug 21, 19:50 (GMT + 9):
Heavy rains affect the white shrimp season
Cambodia
Aug 21, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - EU to provide USD 135M fishing industry grant
Norway
Aug 21, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Benchmark wins prestigious Aquaculture Innovation Award
United States
Aug 21, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
EN BREVE - A seafood fraud investigation DNA tested fish sold in the US. Here’s what they found
China
Aug 21, 15:10 (GMT + 9):
China and Vietnam close to landmark deal on streamlined joint border checkpoint
Norway
Aug 21, 14:00 (GMT + 9):
Best second quarter ever for Mowi
Norway
Aug 21, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
Most seafood imported from third countries comply with microbiological criteria
United Kingdom
Aug 21, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
Scottish conservation charity objects to Mowi's proposal for large salmon farm off Canna



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Official data on cumulative catches of salmon in Alaska
United States Until August 12th, catches total 133,522,000 pieces, of which 54,031,000 of red salmon and 66,620,000 pink salmon. Table 1: Salmon catches, year 2019, accumulated as of August 12th, in thousands of...
Underwater drone developed to transport shark alevines
Spain Madrid, Aug 19 (EFE) .- An underwater drone, developed by the Spanish company Nido Robotic, has allowed the transport of red-shark pups "to great depths" in the waters of Cartagena, after th...
International situation of fishmeal and fish oil (Norway-China-Peru - Week 31)
Worldwide Norway Through week 32, they destined 519,871 tonnes of fish for reduction at an average price of NOK 2.79 /kg, down 20% on those destined for suchpurpose during the same period in the previous year....
Official data on production, prices, markets and destinations of Alaska Pollock surimi
United States Catches and production Table 1: Catches and production of Alaskan pollock surimi (Gadus chalcogrammus), tonnes, 2019-2018 Season ...
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
AquaChile S.A. - Group Headquarters
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods, Inc
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization - Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Mowi ASA (formerly Marine Harvest ASA) - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation - Headquarters
Cooke Inc. - Group Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2019 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER