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New EU Fisheries Control System Approved

New EU Fisheries Control System Approved

The EU Parliament adopted today its negotiating position on the new Fisheries Control system, which will reform the rules that have governed EU fishing activities since 2010. By 401 votes in favour, 247 against and 47 abstentions, MEPs agreed to use new technologies...

EU Plan To Issue 2021 Quotas Without UK Waters Access

EU Plan To Issue 2021 Quotas Without UK Waters Access

The EU is set to agree provisional TAC's and Quotas with some species cuts for the 1st quarter of 2021 despite not knowing if access to UK waters will be forthcoming. Fishery Ministers meeting in Brussels today have been discussing the plan which involves issuing 25%...

EAPO Calls Balanced Approach  On 2021  TAC’s And Quota

EAPO Calls Balanced Approach On 2021 TAC’s And Quota

In preparation of the December Fisheries Council EAPO has sent a position paper with relevant recommendations for about 44 stocks to the Council Members, and the European Commission. The paper also contains specific suggestions on the Brexit contingency plan and...

Another 12 Months for EU-UK Fishing Deal?

Another 12 Months for EU-UK Fishing Deal?

The European Commission has today put forward a targeted contingency measure allowing for the possibility of reciprocal fishing access by EU and UK vessels to each other's waters. The aim of the contingency measure is to cater for the period during which there is no...