Hai Phong tries to remove IUU "yellow card"


On the morning of April 27, the Steering Committee against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) in Hai Phong city was led by Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee Nguyen Duc Tho, head of the committee. Steering against illegal fishing (IUU) the presiding city has assessed and implemented measures to further strengthen the implementation of anti-IUU fishing.

The functional forces have strengthened inspection and control
of fishing vessels in the Bach Long Vi sea area.

From the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023 until now, the Steering Committee against illegal fishing (IUU) of Hai Phong city has continuously conducted inspections and inspections at fishing ports and fishing wharfs; assess the implementation of regulations on control of fishing in the area according to regulations and review and strengthen measures to resolutely prevent illegal fishing from happening...

This is a positive move by the Port city and the whole country in an effort to remove the IUU "yellow card" and meet the requirements of the Inspection Team on combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. The 4th EC will work in Hai Phong at the end of May.

Vice Chairman of Hai Phong City People's Committee Nguyen Duc Tho
directed to strengthen measures against illegal fishing (IUU).

After listening to reports and opinions of leaders of departments, branches and localities related to fishing activities at sea, Vice Chairman of Hai Phong City People's Committee Nguyen Duc Tho asked the Department of Agriculture to and Rural Development, together with relevant localities and units, continue to strengthen the management of vehicles with cruise monitoring equipment installed.

The Vice Chairman of Hai Phong city requested the city police to coordinate with functional branches and localities, while strengthening propaganda and mobilizing vehicle owners to strictly implement the exploitation of seafood without violating the boundary line. , while resolutely handling violations of illegal fishing.

Along with that, the relevant localities and units focus on the management of fishing output; ensuring and maintaining the cleanliness of fishing wharf and port areas; transparent disclosure of information at the wharf, fishing port...

At the same time, the City People's Committee also assigned the Border Guard Command and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to strengthen the management of fishing means; coordinate with relevant departments, branches, localities and units to be ready, proactively welcome, receive and work with the EC Inspection Delegation on combating IUU fishing.

Localities and functional sectors strengthen measures to manage fishing
vessels on the scale.

By the end of April 2023, in Hai Phong city, there were 887 fishing vessels registered on the VNFishbase system, including: 314 vessels with length from 6m to under 12m; 239 ships with length from 12m to under 15m; 334 ships over 15m long…

If divided by fishing groups, including 202 trawlers; 256 gill nets; 11 fishing boats;191 fishing nets; 102 logistics ships…, with nearly 5,000 employees.

Currently, 100% of fishing vessels have been marked and marked; be granted a certificate of eligibility for food safety; licensed to capture fisheries and install cruise monitoring equipment.

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