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Thanh Hoa promotes efforts to effectively combat IUU fishing hinh anh 1Illustrative picture (Picture: VNA) 

Thanh Hoa (VNA) – The Chairman of the provincial Individuals’s Committee of the northern central province of Thanh Hoa has issued an official dispatch on implementing pressing duties and measures to
forestall unlawful, unreported, and unregulated
(IUU) fishing as a part of nationwide efforts for the early elimination of the European Fee (EC)’s “yellow
card” warning in opposition to Vietnamese seafood.  


Accordingly, authorities of costal districts, cities and Thanh Hoa
metropolis are required to deal with the administration of fishing ships. Communes ought to assign officers in control of the work and promptly deal with instances of fishing vessels and anglers fishing illegally in international waters.

The dispatch emphasises that heads of Occasion committees and administrations in any respect ranges should bear direct accountability for the combat in opposition to IUU practices.     

The provincial Division of Agriculture and Rural Division
has been ordered to collaborate with the provincial Border Guard Command,
Police, and authorities of coastal districts, cities, Thanh Hoa metropolis and
related items to launch a peak interval of regulation enforcement till April 2024,
concentrating on counting the variety of fishing boats, managing their entry and exit, registration and set up of vessel monitoring system (VMS), and guaranteeing the origin tracing on fish catches.

Specifically, coastal
localities have been additionally requested to urgently assessment and full the
registration and issuance of fishing licences for all fishing vessels with a size of between 6-12m according to rules.

In response to the provincial Division of Agriculture and Rural
Improvement, a complete of 359 native vessels have been discovered to have their VMS
disconnected whereas at sea for over ten days and 697 vessels would not have sufficient
required papers or have their VMS disconnected for over six months.

Xuan Duong, head of the provincial Fisheries Sub-department, mentioned that the province
has launched a month-long marketing campaign to deal with shortcomings in implementing
measures in opposition to IUU fishing.

sub-department is coordinating with Individuals’s Committees of coastal districts,
cities, cities, and competent forces to examine all fishing vessels and confirm
vessels with expired or no registration or these with out fishing licences,
meals security certificates or lively monitoring units.

It additionally coordinates with the border guard
pressure to conduct patrol, examine and management seafood exploitation actions at
sea, seashores, and fishing ports and strictly deal with violations./.

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