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As the European Association for the Promotion of Sustainable and Responsible Fisheries, Blue Fish often publishes press releases on several key fisheries issues. You will also find in this section all the latest news on the European fisheries with videos, pictures and the most important events on the fisheries sector.

Press Releases

Conference on Economic advice in fisheries management in Malta 04/02/2016

In the context of its collaboration with the European Association of Fisheries Economists, the European Commission is organising this yea

COP21 : l'ONG Blue Fish s'engage pour le Climat et la Protection des Océans 17/11/2015

A deux semaines de la COP21, Blue Fish annonce ses actions en faveur du climat et de la protection des océans.

Arvi joins Blue Fish 7 October 2014

During the Conxemar fair on 7 October, ARVI, a Spanish fishing ship-owners cooperative based in Vigo, announced that it was joining

Blue Fish and European fisheries stakeholders call for a greater role for sustainable and responsible fisheries in the European Blue Growth strategy 7 May 2014

Blue Fish and European fisheries stakeholders call for a greater role for sustainable and responsible fisheries in the European Blue Grow

Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union - Priorities in the Fisheries Sector 21/01/2014

The Greek Presidency aims at re-starting every aspects of the EU Maritime Policy and to produce Council conclusions on Maritime Policies in June 2014 at the European Council.

Infographic: The future of fishing 12/10/2013

Take a look at our infographic with some key facts on deep sea fishing.

Pour une vision positive, dynamique et résolument européenne de l’économie maritime 28 November 2013

Pour une vision positive, dynamique et résolument européenne de l’économie maritime

Blue Fish appelle les eurodéputés à se prononcer en faveur de l’encadrement de la pêche profonde le 10 décembre 28 November 2013

Blue Fish appelle les eurodéputés à se prononcer en faveur de l’encadrement de la pêche profonde le 10 décembre

A propos de Blue Fish 28 November 2013

Blue Fish, une association européenne pour la promotion de la pêche durable et responsable

Fishing in the North-East Atlantic: Blue Fish trusts MEPs to consider all factual arguments 10 October 2013

Fishing in the North-East Atlantic: Blue Fish trusts MEPs to consider all factual arguments

Fishing in the North-East Atlantic: Blue Fish trusts MEPs to consider all factual arguments 10 October 2013

Fishing in the North-East Atlantic: Blue Fish trusts MEPs to consider all factual arguments

Lancement de l'association Blue Fish 23 April 2013

Les deux premiers ports de pêche français, Boulogne et Lorient lancent BLUE FISH, nouvelle association européenne de promotion de la pêch

Blue Fish News

Expo and Seafood Cocktail in the European Parliament - A taste of fresh and fair fish
On 31 January 2017, Blue Fish Europe welcomed Members of the European Parliament, the European Commission
Full house for the roundtable on technical measures organised by Blue Fish Europe and MEP Gabriel Mato 12/12/2016

On 29 November, MEP Gabriel Mato-Adover (EPP, Spain), member of the PECH Committee, and Blue Fish Europe, the European Association for th

'Baltic Plan': Agreement reached on the first long-term fishing plan under the new CFP 16/03/2016

A political agreement on a multiannual plan for the management of the Baltic Sea cod, sprat and herring stocks was reached on Tue

Meeting with Director-General Joao Machado of DG MARE 11/03/2016

On 8 March, Olivier Le Nézet, President of Blue Fish Europe, and Nicolas Teisseire, Director of Blue Fish Europe, met with the new Direct

Expo and Seafood cocktail in Strasbourg - Sustainable fishing: from the sea to your plate 10/02/2016

On Wednesday 3 February, Blue Fish Europe organised its second yearly event in the European parliament in Strasbourg, after the “Coast to

Scientific Roundtable - "The role of science in fisheries management" 10/02/2016

On 25 January, Blue Fish Europe organised a scientific roundtable with 7 scientists from all over Europe, specialised in fisheries resear

Communiqué de Presse - ECONOMIC ADVICE IN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT 04/02/2016

Dans le cadre de la collaboration avec l’Association Européenne des Economistes des Pêches, la Commission Européenne organise cette année

Integrating economic advice into EU fisheries management 04/02/2016

To manage our EU fisheries well, we need sound data, analysis and advice, both biological and economic.

EU advocates for shared efforts towards transparency in fisheries 03/02/2016

Together with international stakeholders, the European Commission today participates in the 1st International Conference on the Fisheries

The 2016 quotas to ensure sustainable fisheries in EU 03/02/2016

In fixing the fishing opportunities for 2016 for the Atlantic, North Sea and Black Sea, the Council confirmed the gradual transition to s

COP21: Fisheries as an essential key anticipating climate change 06/01/2016

Blue Fish organized a conference on “How sustainable fishing industry adapts to climate change and the environmental challenge? “.

Le Marin "Climat : Blue Fish lance un programme de collecte de données" 16/12/2015

Le maritime, grand absent de la Cop 21 ? C’est assez vrai, même si plusieurs conférences ont abordé le sujet le 3 décembre.

Protection des océans : la nécessaire implication des communautés de la pêche 15/12/2015

Protection des océans : la nécessaire implication des communautés de la pêche

Fleet report shows progress towards more sustainable fleet levels 16/11/2015

The Commission adopted the annual fleet report (2013) last week.

Commission proposes fishing opportunities in the Atlantic and North Sea for 2016 10/11/2015

The European Commission proposes fish quotas (Total Allowable Catches) for 2016 for the Atlantic and the North Sea.

Ministers decide on Baltic fishing catch limits for 2016 23/10/2015

EU Fisheries Ministers have agreed on fishing opportunities for 2016 in the Baltic Sea, following discussion at the Agriculture and Fishe

Fisheries discard ban: Commission adopts plan for North Sea 22/10/2015

On Thursday 22 October, the European Commission adopted a plan to reduce the wasteful practice of discarding – throwing overboard unwante

The Parliament Magazine: New CFP must be realistic 19/10/2015

New CFP must be realistic

Ouest France : "Blue Fish ou la voix des pêcheurs à Bruxelles" 16/10/2015

Blue Fish est née à l'initiative  du président du comité des pêches du Morbihan et de Bretagne.

Fisheries discard ban: Commission adopts draft plans for the Atlantic 13/10/2015

Yesterday, the Commission adopted two draft plans to reduce the wasteful practice of discarding – throwing overboard unwanted fish – in t

July Newsletter 04/08/2015

Come On Board! à Boulogne-sur-Mer 26/06/2015

Pour la troisième édition de son évènement Come On Board !, Blue Fish Europe a invité une délégation d’eurodéputées du groupe S&D à se rendre à Boulogne-sur-Mer pour embarquer à bord de deux bateaux de pêche. 

Come On Board! in Boulogne-sur-Mer 26/06/2015

For the third edition of its Come On Board series, Blue Fish Europe invited a delegation of MEPs from the S&D group to Boulogne-sur-Mer.

Entretien avec Alain Cadec, Président de la Commission PECH du Parlement européen 25/06/2015

Maintenant que l’obligation de débarquement est entrée en vigueur, quelles vos priorités? 

Interview of Alain Cadec, Chair of the European Parliament's PECH Committee 25/06/2015

Now that the landing obligation has entered into force, what are your priorities?

Hearing in the European Parliament on "How to improve selectivity in the context of the discard ban" 13/04/2015

On 13 April, Olivier Le Nézet, Chair of Blue Fish and of the Regional Committee of Brittany for Fisheries and Aquaculture (CRPM), was inv

Come On Board! à Porto 27/01/2015

Le 20 janvier 2015, Blue Fish a organisé la seconde édition de son évènement Come On Board ! à Porto au Portugal.

Présentation des priorités de la Présidence lettonne et de la Commission européenne 22/01/2015

Jeudi 21 janvier, la Commission PECH du Parlement européen a reçu le ministre letton en charge de l’Agr

Come On Board! in Porto 27/01/2015

On 20 January 2015 Blue Fish hosted its second Come on Board! event in Porto, Portugal.

Commission and Latvian Presidency present priorities to PECH Committee 22/01/2015

Jānis Dūklavs presented the priorities of the Latvian presidency in the field of fisheries for the next 6 months

First Blue Fish workshop on best practices in selectivity

On December 4, Gabriel Mato-Adrover (MEP, Spain), member of the PECH Committee of the European Parliament, and Blue Fish, the European As

Full house for Blue Fish's first event in the European Parliament 22 October 2014

From 21 to 23 October 2014, Blue Fish Europe organized a photo exhibition in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, entitled Coast to Coa

Success for Blue Fish in Conxemar 14/10/2014

More than 500 participants visited Blue Fish’s stand at Conxemar 2014, the International Frozen Seafood exhibition, which took place in V

Come on Board! in Vigo 10/10/2014