Fisheries production

Wild capture commercial fishing and natural fisheries

National Steering Committee on IUU fishing prevention set up

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has approved the establishment of a National Steering Committee on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Prevention and Control. Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng will head the committee.The committee is expected to help the PM to deal with important and inter-sector issues related to IUU ...

Chinese vessel sinks Vietnamese fishing boat near Hoang Sa

A Vietnamese fishing boat was hit and sunk by a Chinese ship off Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago in the East Vietnam Sea on Wednesday, local authorities have confirmed.The Vietnamese ship was operating near Da Loi (Discovery) Reef in Hoang Sa, around 198 nautical miles off the ...

Tuoi Tre News Reporter

Fishing to be forbidden in Ha Long Bay’s natural reserves

The People’s Committee in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh, has announced that all kinds of fishing will be banned in Ha Long Bay’s natural reserve sites as of October 1. Only authority-approved fishing and diving activities for tourism using traditional tools ...

VNA Reporter

Seafood exports face problems ahead due to EC’s IUU fishing warning

In 2017, the EC issued a yellow card warning to Vietnam last year, after the country failed to demonstrate sufficient progress in the fight against IUU fishing worldwide. While the measure was only considered a warning, which should not technically affect the EC’s trade policy, ...

European Commission to review yellow card against Vietnamese fisheries in early 2019

The European Commission (EC) recorded Việt Nam’s efforts in addressing illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and would review its ‘yellow card’ warning against fisheries export in early next year.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Zero cases of illegal fishing since 2018 beginning

No Vietnamese fishing boats have indulged in illegal fishing since the beginning of 2018.[]On April 20, Viet Nam submitted a report on its efforts to address IUU fishing to the EC. Keep reading ...

Bizhub Reporter

EC delegation to inspect IUU fishing in Vietnam

A working delegation from the European Commission’s (EC) Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will visit Vietnam from May 16 to 23. The delegation will inspect the country’s implementation of the EC’s nine recommendations related to the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam cooperates with Indonesia to fight illegal fishing as “yellow card” review nears

Vietnam and Indonesia have agreed to a deal on regulating fishing in the South China Sea as the former is making efforts to combat illegal fishing following the “yellow card” given by the European Commission last year.Keep reading ...

Toan Dao

Việt Nam works to stop illegal fishing

Việt Nam has been actively working to implement the European Commission (EC)’s recommendations since it announced a yellow card on Vietnamese fisheries on October 23 last year.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

PM approves national action plan to combat IUU fishing

The Prime Minister has recently granted approval for a national action plan to prevent, mitigate and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing until 2025. The plan aims to promote sustainable development of fisheries, contributing to ensuring national security as well as regional and international ...

VNA Reporter

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