BELGIUM: EU moves to stop funding pirate fishing
Greenpeace welcomed Thursday (5 July) a proposal (1) tabled by the European Commission which will prevent the use of EU public money for the transfer of fishing vessels to Flag of Convenience (FOC) countries. The criteria proposed by the Commission is to deny subsidies to EU companies whenever they want to re-flag their vessels to countries that have been identified by the relevant fisheries organisations as countries that permit pirate fishing - fishing "in a manner which jeopardises the effectiveness of international conservation measures" (2).
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