This is the direction of Mr. Dao Cong Thien - Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee at the preliminary conference to evaluate the implementation of some tasks and urgent solutions to overcome the warning of the European Commission (EC) in addressing illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, taking place on the morning of October 18th.
At the meeting, Mr. Dao Cong Thien asked the departments, sectors, localities, businesses and fishermen to join hands, actively take measures to remove the "yellow card" of the EC for products exploited seafood of Vietnam. In particular, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the province and related units should focus on performing the tasks such as: Urgently building the plan to install GPS tracking for exploitation of fishing boats; Control fishery resources at fishing ports and processing enterprises to identify origins; Promote the dissemination of regulations on fishing for fishermen; To strictly control fishing vessels in order to detect and prevent in time the illegal exploitation…
After 9 months of implementing the urgent tasks and solutions to overcome the EC warning, Khanh Hoa province organized 40 propagandas of regulations on fishery exploitation for more than 3,000 fishers; Propagate for 28 ship owners with a length of 24m or more the obligatory regulations on the installation of Movimar equipment (satellite information system for management of fishing vessels); Upgrading VX-1700 equipment installed on fishing vessels; Established 4 representative offices at fishing ports in the area to inspect and control fishery. As of September 20th 2018, provincial functional forces have examined more than 2,600 turns of fishing vessels leaving and landing port; organize 377 patrols and inspections at sea detected 29 cases of violation of legal regulations on fishing, administrative penalty of nearly 49 million Dong. In particular, the situation of fishing vessels in the province in violation of fishing in foreign waters has decreased significantly compared to the previous year