Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Maritime & Fisheries News

Government Europa brings you the latest Maritime & Fisheries News from across the field of European Government Policy.

Michel Barnier © Toms Norde, Valsts kanceleja

How will Brexit affect Europe’s maritime regions?

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has met with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, to try to mitigate the impact on...
French fishermen protest electric pulse fishing © David B. Gleason

Protest erupts in Calais over pulse fishing

Fishermen in the French ports of Calais and Boulogne have launched a protest against electric pulse fishing. The fishermen are protesting the practice – which...
Campaign groups urge ban on electrical pulse fishing

Campaigners urge electrical pulse fishing ban

Campaign groups have urged the EU to reinstate a ban on electrical pulse fishing amid concerns about overfishing, ahead of a vote later this...
Treaties versus invasive species

Treaties versus invasive species

Dr Stefan Micallef of the International Maritime Organization discusses the environmental impact of its new ballast water convention.  In September 2017 the International Convention for...

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