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


A busy day in Stanley Harbor when jiggers call in for their licenses.(Image: MercoPress

Falklands offers to extend holders of Individual Transferable Quota fishing rights for 25 years

Click on the flag for more information about Falkland Islands FALKLAND ISLANDS
Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 19:00 (GMT + 9)

The Falkland Islands government, FIG, announced on Monday measures to provide greater stability to the fishing industry by offering holders of Individual Transferable Quotas an optional extension for a 25-year period of their current rights beyond the expiry date of 2031.

”As part of efforts to further strengthen the partnership between government and the sector, and in order to provide fishing companies in the Falkland Islands with greater stability, the Executive Council recently agreed that holders of Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) fishing rights should be offered new rights for a 25-year period. This gives current holders the option to renew their existing rights beyond the current expiry date of 2031, provided they meet a set of new and improved eligibility conditions.

”These conditions support the future development of the fishing industry in the Falkland Islands. Each ITQ holder will have an individual action plan which sets out how they will contribute to delivering the Fisheries Accord signed by both FIG and FIFCA. The Accord is based on five outcomes: building a sustainably managed and successful seafood sector, ensuring healthy oceans, caring for our environment, protecting our people and caring for the community. The conditions will also require that any joint ventures undertaking fishing operations should be at least 51% Falklands owned (an increase from the current minimum of 25.1%).

“Existing ITQ rights will expire in 2031 and any holder that chooses not to apply for the new, extended rights, or is unsuccessful in their application, will continue to hold their existing right until they expire. The legislation to support these changes is now being drafted and will come into force later in 2021.

”The new rights will give Falkland Islands fishing companies the certainty they need to make longer term investments. At the same time, the revised conditions will support the further sustainable development of the Falklands fishing industry, and ensure that the economic benefits of fishing are retained within the Islands.

”MLA Teslyn Barkman, portfolio lead for Natural Resources, said: “We know that both Covid-19 and Brexit present specific challenges for the fishing industry and the revision to the ITQ conditions will help ensure that Falklands fisheries have strong long-term prospects. The government remains committed to working in partnership with the industry to find increasing ways to support sustainable fisheries, which together with agriculture, form the backbone of the Falkland Islands economy.”

Source: Mercopress

editorial@fis.com
www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
United States
Feb 27, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
ISSF Report: 16 Tuna Stocks Not Meeting Criteria for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Sustainability Standard
United Kingdom
Feb 27, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
MSC addresses ongoing impact of Covid-19 with temporary requirements for audits and conditions
United States
Feb 27, 05:00 (GMT + 9):
Calling all seafood social responsibility experts!
South Korea
Feb 27, 00:40 (GMT + 9):
Statistics │ Import by origin │Crab │ January 2021
South Korea
Feb 27, 00:40 (GMT + 9):
Statistics │ Imports by origin │ Frozen pollock roe │ January 2021
Spain
Feb 27, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: Spain streamlines unloading procedures in the United Kingdom with a 24/7 customer service
Chile
Feb 27, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
Other media | MundoAcuicola: Chile leads work focused on protecting the oceans
Japan
Feb 27, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | SeafoodSource: COVID-19 strengthens home meal replacement trend in Japan
Russian Federation
Feb 26, 10:00 (GMT + 9):
As of February 24, Russian fishermen captured more than 681 thousand tons
Norway
Feb 26, 09:00 (GMT + 9):
Future-oriented HI fleet: New vessels with and without crew strengthen maritime surveillance
United States
Feb 26, 08:00 (GMT + 9):
AK Young Fishermen’s Fellowship Program calls for business/organization mentors
Israel
Feb 26, 08:00 (GMT + 9):
After oil spill, Israel’s fishermen net catch despite ban
Argentina
Feb 26, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
China requires monthly swabs from food handlers
United Kingdom
Feb 26, 06:50 (GMT + 9):
The digital platform KOSMOS offers an answer to the significantadditional export paperwork in the UK fishing industry
Denmark
Feb 26, 06:30 (GMT + 9):
Maersk backs plan to build Europe’s largest green ammonia facility



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
As of February 24, Russian fishermen captured more than 681 thousand tons
Russia Fed. According to the sectoral monitoring system, the total volume of extraction (capture) of aquatic biological resources by all Russian users as of February 24, 2021 amounted to 681.1 thousand tons, whic...
Antarctic marine reserves await russian scientists
Russia Fed. The Ministry of Natural Resources sent the government a plan for the implementation of the Strategy for the Development of Russia's Activities in Antarctica. Expeditionary studies of marine biological...
Drones and artificial intelligence will help scientists study the situation with salmon in the water area of ​​the Far East
Russia Fed. The All-Russian Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO) is using artificial intelligence and drones in the study of Pacific salmon, Kirill Kolonchin, director of the VNIRO Federal Sta...
Protecting 30% of the Mediterranean Sea will boost fish stocks and biodiversity - WWF report
European Union Protecting 30% of the Mediterranean Sea could give a massive boost to declining fish species and marine biodiversity, research reveals. Today, only 9.68% of the Mediterranean Sea has been designated f...
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation - Wartsila Group Headquarters
ITOCHU Corporation - Headquarters
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.
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
Brim ehf (formerly HB Grandi Ltd) - 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
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) - Headquarters
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 - 2021 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER