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.
Coastal provinces across the country have ramped up the installation of vessel monitoring systems (VMS) in fishing ships as part of measures to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is focusing on finishing the installation of fishing vessel monitoring devices in a bid to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
There are no longer fishing boats that have committed illegal catching since the beginning of 2018, heard a conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on May 5.
The central coastal province of Quang Ngai has deployed tough measures to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in foreign waters, especially after the European Commission (EC) issued a “yellow card” warning to the country’s fishery sector.
Despite local authorities of northern coastal province of Quang Ninh ordering tougher management and punishment of destructive fishing practices, use of illegal fishing equipment is still common, Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper reported.
Up to 228 Vietnamese fishermen, who were released by Indonesia on September 14 after caught for illegal fishing in its seas, arrived in Vung Tau city in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau safely on September 16.
It is necessary to work out synchronous measures to reduce the number of Vietnamese fishermen captured for illegal fishing in Indonesia’s territorial waters, Vietnamese Ambassador to Indonesia Hoang Anh Tuan said in a recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency correspondents in Jakarta.