The Chilean Lower House approved a bill repealing the Fisheries Law, better known as the Longueira Law since he was the great sponsor and defender of the legislation when he was the Economy minister. The repeal initiative received 117 votes, no nays, and twenty abstentions. The bill now begins to be discussed in the Chilean Senate.Add your comment!
Salmon farming industries must move out of protected areas was the controversial phrase from Chilean president Gabriel Boric during his latest visit to Magallanes region, the extreme south of the country.Add your comment!
The legal and political challenges in the South Atlantic fishery, particularly those related to the fishing activities neighboring Argentina's EEZ, and implications of the Falklands/Malvinas Question were the central discussion of a seminar held at the Argentine foreign ministry.
Brazil's incipient fish farmed exports in the second half to 2022, doubled in value and increased 14% in volume compared to Jan/July 2021. In effect sales reached US$ 14,3 million, from US$ 7,2 million y-to-y, with volume increasing to 4,931 tons from 4,327 tons.
The second of six winter krill surveys in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is underway. The first winter krill survey was completed successfully on board the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands fishery patrol vessel MV Pharos SG in May this year.
Uruguay's National Directorate of Aquatic Resources (DINARA) Chief Jaime Coronel has told reporters all the evidence submitted by Uruguayan Navy authorities was being analyzed in the case of a Chinese fishing trawler caught while performing illegal catches in territorial waters earlier this month.
The Joint Technical Commission of the Maritime Front of Argentina and Uruguay has issued a temporary ban on hake catching due to the “concentration of juvenile specimens” that “it is necessary to protect,” it was announced Wednesday.
Last Tuesday, 11 tons of squid were found in a Chinese flagged vessel that was captured by the Uruguayan Navy, after a chase that took place between Sunday night and early Monday morning.
Prefectura, a branch of the Uruguayan Navy, and the Uruguayan Prosecutor's Office are investigating a Chinese-flagged fishing vessel captured last Monday by the National Navy in Uruguay’s waters after a persecution that began on Sunday.
The Cooperative of Fishing Vessels Owners of the Port of Vigo, ARVI, will host on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning, July 6 and 7, the IX ARVI International Conference on the Future of Fishing: “The new CFP and FEMPA in the Future of Fisheries”, in which prominent experts will participate to analyze the review of the EU Common Fisheries Policy and the new European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund.