Fishery sector committed to combating IUU fishing Business

Fishery sector committed to combating IUU fishing

Over the past four years, the Vietnamese Government, associations and businesses in the fishery sector have made efforts to carry out recommendations of the European Commission (EC) and have its "yellow card" warning against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing lifted, heard a conference on October 23.
 Kien Giang cracking down on illegal fishing Society

Kien Giang cracking down on illegal fishing

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is identifying the measures needed to have the “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) for illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing removed, according to local authorities.
Vietnam, US to strengthen fishery law enforcement capacity Business

Vietnam, US to strengthen fishery law enforcement capacity

The Directorate of Fisheries at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the US Department of State signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on July 22 in Hanoi on strengthening fishery law enforcement capacity.
Fishery sector seizes opportunities to boost exports Business

Fishery sector seizes opportunities to boost exports

Despite facing an array of difficulties in export markets and particularly challenges in removing the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” warning against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the domestic fishery sector has worked out measures to make use of export opportunities.
Vietnam on right track to lift EC’s yellow card: official Society

Vietnam on right track to lift EC’s yellow card: official

Vietnam has carried out comprehensive measures as recommended by the European Commission (EC) to remove a “yellow card” warning from the commission on Vietnamese seafood, according to Deputy General Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries Nguyen Quang Hung.
Quang Tri works hard to fight illegal fishing Society

Quang Tri works hard to fight illegal fishing

The central coastal province of Quang Tri has enhanced surveillance and inspection of fishing vessels docking at and setting sail from local ports as part of the efforts to prevent illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Thailand, EU hold meeting on IUU fishing World

Thailand, EU hold meeting on IUU fishing

Even though the EU has lifted the ’yellow card’ issued as a warning to Thailand over IUU fishing, the Thai government remains committed to the cause and has proposed the idea of establishing an ASEAN IUU Task Force to address the issue regionally.
Yellow card warning affects Vietnamese seafood export to EU Business

Yellow card warning affects Vietnamese seafood export to EU

Vietnam’s seafood export to the EU market is facing various difficulties, said involving companies at a conference reviewing one-year implementation of a campaign that urges local fishery firms to commit to combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
RoK shares fishing control knowledge with Vietnam World

RoK shares fishing control knowledge with Vietnam

The Republic of Korea (RoK) government said it has shared fisheries management and inspection experience with Vietnam to help the country fight illegal fishing, reported Yonhap News Agency on September 11.
 Drastic solutions taken to address EC’s warning of IUU fishing Business

Drastic solutions taken to address EC’s warning of IUU fishing

Vietnam’s fishing sector will employ drastic solutions to deal with the European Commission (EC)’s warning of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing during the second half of this year, said an official of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam commits to observing 1982 UNCLOS  Politics

Vietnam commits to observing 1982 UNCLOS

Vietnam commits to respecting and fully implementing regulations of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982 UNCLOS), said Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN.