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VASEP talks about EP fisheries committee’s IUU fact-finding tour

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VASEP talks about EP fisheries committee’s IUU fact-finding tour

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said a delegation from the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on Fisheries visited Hanoi and coastal provinces from October 28 to November 2 to examine Vietnam’s efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU).

Efforts against illegal fishing

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Efforts against illegal fishing

The delegation of the European Parliament's Fisheries Committee has visited some coastal localities to inquire about Vietnam’s activities to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

Environment

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.

Nine-month seafood exports estimated at 6.4 billion USD

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Nine-month seafood exports estimated at 6.4 billion USD

Seafood export value in the first nine month of the year was estimated at 6.4 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 7.2 percent, according to the Department of Farm Produce Processing and Market Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Coastal provinces coordinate in monitoring fishing boats

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Coastal provinces coordinate in monitoring fishing boats

Eight Mekong Delta and south central coastal provinces in Vietnam have signed a coordination agreement on the management of fishing vessels in a bid to have the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” warning on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing lifted.

Thailand to destroy 861 illegal fishing vessels

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Thailand to destroy 861 illegal fishing vessels

The Thai Government is planning to demolish 861 unregistered fishing vessels by mid-December as part of efforts to improve the status of local fishery fleets and remove punishment from the European Commission (EC) on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.