IP/15/5113  04-06-2015 - Commission asks public its views on EU's role in shaping international ocean governance 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 04 June 2015 The European Commission launched today a public consultation, to collect views on how the EU could contribute to achieving better international governance of oceans and seas to the benefit of sustainable blue growth.
IP/15/5082  02-06-2015 - Commission plans for 2016 fishing opportunities: North and Atlantic seas fisheries progress to sustainability, serious overfishing in Mediterranean 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 02 June 2015 Fisheries in Europe are further progressing to sustainability in the North and West of the European Union. More fish can be harvested, thereby contributing to improved revenues for our fishermen and their communities.
MEMO/15/5083  02-06-2015 - Questions and Answers about Fishing Opportunities in the EU for 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 02 June 2015 The European Commission has published its annual consultation paper in preparation for setting next year's fish quota later in the year. The Commission now asks for the views of Member States, the fishing industry and non-governmental organisations in regional Advisory Councils,...
IP/15/5034  26-05-2015 - Bluefin tuna fishing season 2015: EU benefits from recovery of the stock 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2015 The main Bluefin Tuna fishing season runs from 26 May to 24 June; this is when large vessels, purse seiners, are allowed to fish for Bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean and the Eastern Atlantic.
MEMO/15/5033  26-05-2015 - Facts and figures: 2015 Bluefin Tuna Fishing Season 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 May 2015 The Bluefin tuna fishery is regulated by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) to which the EU is a contracting party. Important control measures have been adopted to standardize the control of live fish at the point...
IP/15/4806  21-04-2015 - EU acts on illegal fishing: Yellow card issued to Thailand while South Korea & Philippines are cleared 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 April 2015 The European Commission has today put Thailand on formal notice for not taking sufficient measures in the international fight against illegal fishing (IUU). As a result of a thorough analysis and a series of discussions with Thai authorities since 2011, the...
MEMO/15/4807  21-04-2015 - Question and Answers on the EU's fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 April 2015 What are the EU rules in place to fight illegal fishing? The EU IUU Regulation applies to all landings and transhipments of EU and third-country fishing vessels in EU ports, and all trade of marine fishery products to and from the...
SPEECH/15/4657  24-03-2015 - Speech by Commissioner Vella at the 2nd Black Sea Stakeholders conference on blue economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Sofia, 24 March 2015 Karmenu Vella - Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Moskovski, Ministers, Esteemed guests, I too wish to welcome you warmly to this conference, my first official visit in Bulgaria.
SPEECH/15/4060  03-02-2015 - Opening of the 2015 Euromaritime and Eurowaterways Trade Show - Keynote speech by Commissioner Karmenu Vella 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Paris, 02 February 2015 Karmenu Vella - Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Dear Minister, Honourable Member of the European Parliament, President, ladies and gentlemen, I am very pleased to be here today at Euromaritime.
SPEECH/15/3103  09-01-2015 - Opening of the European Year for Development 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Riga, 09 January 2015 Karmenu Vella - Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Mr President, Prime Minister, Ministers, Members of the European Parliament, Colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a real privilege for me to be a part of this Opening...