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Cameroon: The EU issues "yellow card" for gaps in the fight against IUU fishing by Brice R. Mbodiam February 24, 2021   |  Source : Business in Cameroon  | Copyright : 2012-2018 - Stratline Limited

The European Commission issued a warning or " yellow card" , as it is called, to the State of Cameroon due to gaps in meeting the standards agreed "under international law of the sea as flag, port, and market state". According to the official release an...

Recent incidents highlight risks faced by migrant workers in Taiwan February 24, 2021   |  Source : New Bloom

Two recent incidents highlight the dangers facing migrant workers in Taiwan, pointing to lax legal regulation and how that has resulted in dangerous and inhumane working conditions for migrant workers. The first incident in question took place in 2012 ...

Seeking more catch, Egyptian fishermen frequently stuck in neighboring waters by Marwa Yahya February 23, 2021   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2021 XINHUANET.com All rights reserved.

Incidents of detaining Egyptian fishermen by some Arab and African countries around the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea are common recently which require the government's intervention for their release. "It was a horrible experience to stay in detent...

Suicides at sea go uncounted as crew change crisis drags on: Australian Maritime Safety Authority by Declan Bush February 23, 2021   |  Source : Llyod's List  | Copyright : 2021 Informa plc. All Rights Reserved.

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority wants the Maritime Labour Convention amended to make reporting of suicides mandatory. Ports and shipping companies could do more to help their seafarers through the crew-change crisis — and prepare them better fo...

Rohingya stranded in Indian Ocean must be immediately rescued and disembarked to place of safety: Amnesty International February 23, 2021   |  Source : Amnesty  | Copyright : 2021 Amnesty International

Responding to reports that a group of Rohingya refugees and at least three Bangladeshi nationals are stranded on a boat in the Andaman Sea and are in urgent need of rescue and disembarkation, Saad Hammadi, Amnesty International’s South Asia Campaigner, ...

UK Seafood Disruption Support Scheme extended to cover more businesses by Robert Outram February 23, 2021   |  Source : Fish Farmer  | Copyright : 2021 Fish Farmer/Wyvex Media Limited

More businesses will now be eligible for help under the UK government’s support scheme for seafood businesses affected by Brexit and Covid-19. The scheme’s criteria have been extended to include shellfish aquaculture and also fishing businesses affect...

University Of Tokyo: The widening trend toward seafood eco-labeling in Japan by Hiroe Ishihara, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences February 23, 2021   |  Source : India Education Diary  | Copyright : 2021 - India Education

Sushi rolls and other fresh foods sold in European supermarkets now sport certification labels. Established with co-financing from Unilever and the World Wide Fund for Nature, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has certifications not only for the fisher...

China steps up focus on food security in major policy document February 23, 2021   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : 2021 Arena Holdings (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.

China will put greater pressure on its regions to boost grain yields and step up support for its domestic seed industry as it strengthens its focus on food security after the Covid-19 pandemic, a major policy document issued late Sunday showed. The ann...

Keelung migrant fishermen form union, second of its kind in Taiwan February 22, 2021   |  Source : The News Lens  | Copyright : 2021 TNL Media Group

The Keelung Migrant Fishermen’s Union is the second migrant fishermen’s union to gain legal status in Taiwan, after cases of abuse against Southeast Asian migrant fishermen came to public attention. A group of about thirty people packed inside an I...

Indonesian fisherman evacuated from trawler off Durban coast by Suthentira Govender February 22, 2021   |  Source : TIMES Live

A crew member of a Japanese fishing trawler had to be evacuated during the early hours of Saturday after he developed a medical condition. The National Sea Rescue Institute in Durban and paramedics were placed on alert on Friday night to prepare for th...

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