Tag Archives: Fisheries

Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM to connect 732 fishing vessels active in the Maldives Economic Exclusion Zone to Inmarsat’s Fleet One maritime broadband services

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, British mobile satellite telecommunications company, has announced that together with Cobham SATCOM, provider of mission critical products and services at the heart of sophisticated military and civil systems for over 75 years, … Read the full press release

Kontali takes over Seafood TIP to expand analytical capacity, sector coverage and geographical presence

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 6-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad, an international civil society organisation active in over 50 countries around the world, has announced that the acquisition of Seafood TIP B.V., working towards increasing the level of transparency in the seafood … Read the full press release

Concern for the oceans drives consumers to ‘vote with their forks’ for sustainable seafood

One in three fear their favourite fish will be off the menu by 2040 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — High levels of concern for our oceans are driving a new wave of consumer activism, research for the Marine … Read the full press release

EC rolls out Action Plan to revitalise the marine and maritime economy in the Atlantic Ocean Area

Brussels, 13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today adopted an Action Plan to revitalise the marine and maritime economy in the Atlantic Ocean Area. The Action Plan follows from the Atlantic Strategy the Commission adopted in 2011 (see IP/11/1456). It aims … Read the full press release

EC adopts new strategy to encourage use of green infrastructure

Brussels, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission adopted today a new strategy for encouraging the use of green infrastructure, and for ensuring that the enhancement of natural processes becomes a systematic part of spatial planning. Green Infrastructure is a tried and … Read the full press release

New EU-wide interactive web-tool for fisheries and aquaculture products launched at the European Seafood Exposition

Brussels, 26-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, will officially launch the new European Market Observatory for Fishery and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA) at the European Seafood Exposition later today. The Observatory is an EU-wide interactive web-tool … Read the full press release

MEPs vote to give rules against cruel shark practice extra bite

Wholesale shop keeper displaying a shark fin

23-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Never mind what the popular Jaws films will have you believe: people pose a greater threat to sharks then they to us. Several shark species have been pushed to the brink of extinction due to fin hunters cutting … Read the full press release