Actively coordinate to prevent illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing in Phu Yen province27-08-2019

The People's Committee (PC) of Phu Yen province has just requested all PCs at lower levels (city, district and wards) and all relevant departments and authorities of this province to urgently and seriously implement the guidance of the Prime Minister and the Provincial People's Committee. This guidance is about deploying urgent solutions against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) in the province.

Fishery development potential of Ben Tre province26-08-2019

Ben Tre province is formed and surrounded by four large rivers of the Mekong river system, with more than 65km of coastline, with a system of interlocking canals, many mudflats suitable for the development of fisheries economy.

Fishery development potential of Ben Tre province26-08-2019

Ben Tre province is formed and surrounded by four large rivers of the Mekong river system, with more than 65km of coastline, with a system of interlocking canals, many mudflats suitable for the development of fisheries economy.

Over 90% of captured tuna reach quality standards thanks to the production chain23-08-2019

Khanh Hoa Fisheries Department has just reviewed the first 6 months of 2019 on the situation of implementing the chain of exploiting, collecting, processing, consuming ocean tuna between T&H Nha Trang Co., Ltd and the Truong Sa Fishery Cooperation Group.

Bac Lieu City: Focusing on developing aquaculture and fishing20-08-2019

Bac Lieu City has much strength in developing aquaculture and fishing. Besides the advantage of being adjacent to the sea and Nha Mat estuary, the city also focuses on many projects to develop shrimp farming with high technology applications.

Binh Dinh province: Dissemination of Decree 42 on administrative sanctions in the fisheries sector19-08-2019

In the morning of August 2, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development organized a conference to disseminate and disseminate Decree 42/2019 / ND-CP (Decree 42) of the Government stipulating penalties for administrative violations in the field of fisheries for more than 40 delegates and representatives of relevant departments and agencies; leaders of People's Committees, Divisions of Economic, Divisions of Justice of coastal districts and cities in the province.

The fisheries sector continues to maintain the growth rate15-08-2019

In July and accounting for 7 months of 2019, the fisheries sector continues to be a bright spot in the agricultural sector with stable growth rates. Generally for 7 months of 2019, seafood production was estimated at 4,521,000 tons, up 5.6% over the same period last year.

Binh Thuan province: STRENGTHENING THE EXPLOITATION AND AQUACULTURE14-08-2019

 In July, 2019, the weather is relatively favorable for the fishing boats fish on the sea. The exploitation output of seafood in July was estimated at about 23,210 tons. Accumulated from beginning of year to present, it has reached about 116,115 tons, raised 1.4% compared to the same period of last year and reached 55.3% of the annual plan.

Quang Tri province: Establishing the office for inspection and surveillance of fishery at Cua Tung and Cua Viet fishing ports08-08-2019

According to the information from Quang Tri Provincial People's Committee, the province will establish the office for inspection and surveillance of fishery at their two biggest fishing ports are Cua Tung and Cua Viet ports.

Focus on developing strongly aquaculture and capture fisheries in Bac Lieu22-07-2019

With the strength of aquaculture and capture fisheries, Bac Lieu province these days has promoted the application and transfer of many models for production development. As a result, production and value are constantly improved; a large commodity production area is gradually formed.

Granting offshore fishing quotas for over 31,500 fishing vessels18-07-2019

Directorate of Fisheries (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) announced that it has granted the quota for offshore fishing to 28 coastal provinces and cities by granting licenses for exploitation of more than 31,500 large-capacity fishing vessels (length of 15 meters or more).

Criminal prosecution of typical cases of IUU fishing17-07-2019

In order to remove the shortcomings and meet all the recommendations of the European Commission (EC) in order to soon remove the “yellow card” for export seafood to the EU market, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has just require Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, relevant ministries, departments and agencies and especially People's Committees of coastal provinces and cities to determine that the task of combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU ) is an important, top mission.

Binh Dinh province: Urgent to remove the yellow card16-07-2019

4 months is the expected time for Vietnam to remove the yellow card for seafood. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development especially noted that coastal localities must further increase their responsibilities during this period. If the implementation is slowly, it will face the risk of being penalizedwith red cards.

Khanh Hoa province: Fishing output reached 57,000 tons in the first half of year12-07-2019

According to statistics of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the first 6 months of 2019, thanks to favorable weather conditions, provincial fishermen have exploited 57,000 tons of aquatic products, reaching 57.4% of the year plan.

The Prime Minister directed to strictly handle fishing vessels violating IUU fishing05-06-2019

Localities should focus on preventing and ending the situation of fishing vessels and local fishermen illegally fishing in foreign waters, strictly handling fishing vessels violating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing (IUU fishing).

Strictly handling IUU or IUU-signal fishing vessels03-06-2019

On 29 April 2019, the Vietnamese Government Office issued an official dispatch No. 3483 / VPCP-NN requesting relevant ministries, People's Committees of coastal provinces and cities to report the results of implementing the recommendations of EC on combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Nghe An province: Installing cruise monitoring equipment for 200 fishing vessels03-06-2019

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has supported Nghe An province with 200 cruise monitoring equipments for installing on offshore fishing vessels in the province.

New device for monitoring fishing vessels: Meet the requirement of automatic message to shore station30-05-2019

In order to meet the automatic synchronization of messages via satellite systems to shore stations with a frequency of 2 hours/time (for fishing vessels with a length of 24m or more) and 3 hours/time (for fishing vessels with a length from 15m to less than 24m), according to regulations, Binh Dinh province’s Fisheries sector has cooperated with Quy Nhon Coastal Information Station (Vietnam Maritime Electronic Information Company Limited), Vietnam Zunibal Limited Company (Ba Ria - Vung Tau province), the Center for High Technology Development (Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology) to install a new equipment to test the cruise monitoring on 9 fishing vessels in the province.

Establishment of National Steering Committee on combating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing24-05-2019

The Prime Minister has just signed a decision to establish a National Steering Committee on combating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (National Steering Committee on combating IUU fishing) head by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.

Ben Tre promotes the aquaculture and management of fishing boats25-04-2019

On the afternoon of April 17th, 2019, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Phung Duc Tien and the delegation of the MARD had a working session with the leaders of Ben Tre province on the situation of fisheries development and the results of the implementation of combating IUU fishing in Ben Tre province.

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