Media-Releases

Intel and analysis continues as Tui Moana surveillance sweep ends

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS – There were no apprehensions and no blue boats, but the annual fisheries surveillance sweep of the Polynesia sub-region still served up a round of interesting highlights for 2017. Coordinated by the FFA’s Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre, Operation Tui Moana ended its ten-day run on Friday 26th May. 
 

FFA, SPC Pacific workshop sharpens focus on Vietnamese Blue Boats

Friday 5th May, FFA HQ, Honiara Solomon Islands --  Monitoring, Control and Surveillance for Pacific tuna fisheries provides a useful existing framework to help Pacific countries to address the newest threat for Pacific reef systems, Vietnamese Blue Boats.

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 10: Issue 2 March - April 2017

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS  Volume 10: Issue 2March - April 2017

By Elizabeth Havice, Mike McCoy, Liam Campling[1]

 

CONTENTS

Preferential & Fisheries Trade

EU-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement negotiations on track to resume

WTO Arbitrator rules in favour of Mexico in long-standing tuna-dolphin dispute

Fisheries Regulation

US marine mammal rule aims to reduce by-catch associated with imported seafood

WORLD TUNA DAY 2017: FFA STATEMENT BY DG JAMES MOVICK

UN WORLD TUNA DAY  
STATEMENT BY FFA DIRECTOR-GENERAL JAMES MOVICK
May 2, 2017
 
‘Our fish, our future: Celebrating the fish that feeds the world
 
FFA HQ, SOLOMON ISLANDS– Today, May 2, is World Tuna Day in the fullest sense of the term, as the entire Pacific region and the whole world joins celebrations of the region’s iconic fish for the first time.
 

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 10: Issue 1 January-February 2017

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS   Volume 10: Issue 1January-February 2017    

By Elizabeth Havice, Mike McCoy, Liam Campling[1]

 

CONTENTS

Preferential Trade

Philippines risk GSP+ status if death-penalty is reintroduced 

Fisheries Subsidies

WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations gather momentum ahead of the 11th Ministerial Conference

Subsidies reported to continue fuelling profitability for China’s largest tuna fishing companies 

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