Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


São Tomé and Príncipe is an island country in the Gulf of Guinea.

The Spanish fleet can fish in Sao Tome and Principe again

Click on the flag for more information about Spain SPAIN
Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 22:00 (GMT + 9)

The European Union (EU) and Sao Tome and Principe have signed a new fishing protocol that will allow the return to this fishing ground of about twenty Basque and Galician vessels.

The new protocol, signed in São Tomé during the fourth round of negotiations, will last five years and will offer fishing opportunities to 26 EU tuna seiners and 6 surface longliners, with a total reference tonnage of 8000 tonnes. In return, the EU will have to pay a financial compensation of EUR 400,000 for access to resources plus another EUR 440,000 million for sector support.

Among the many rivers that drain into the Gulf of Guinea are the Niger and the Volta. The coastline on the gulf includes the Bight of Benin and the Bight of Bonny.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food highlighted that although the access fee for vessels was increased moderately, the price per ton remains at the same level it was during the last years of the previous protocol.

Spanish vessels had to abandon this fishing ground after the expiration of the previous protocol on May 22, 2018. Now, the extended duration to five years will allow to ensure the stability of the fishing activity in the waters of the Gulf of Guinea.

The new protocol will enter into force once the ratification process has been completed by both parties.

[email protected]
www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
Argentina
May 18, 00:50 (GMT + 9):
Shrimp season will begin in mid-June
United States
May 18, 00:10 (GMT + 9):
Washington state and Norway agree to cooperate in maritime technology innovation
Japan
May 17, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Mitsui to acquire 35pc stake in Vietnamese shrimp producer Minh Phu
Argentina
May 17, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Inidep initiates hake stock evaluation in Argentine-Uruguayan Common Fishing Zone
Worldwide
May 17, 22:00 (GMT + 9):
Weekly movements of fishmeal and fish oil (Norway, China, Peru)
Chile
May 17, 21:40 (GMT + 9):
Senate approves end to automatic renewal of industrial fishing licenses
Philippines
May 17, 21:10 (GMT + 9):
Fisheries production grows 0.9pc in the first quarter
Mexico
May 17, 20:50 (GMT + 9):
Lobster ban period set in western coast of the Baja California peninsula
European Union
May 17, 04:00 (GMT + 9):
A European project aims to develop a sustainable food from bons and fish skin
Belgium
May 17, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
European Justice confirms that the red crayfish is an invasive alien species
Liberia
May 17, 01:30 (GMT + 9):
Welsh patrol boat to protect fishermen end illegal fishing
Guinea
May 16, 22:00 (GMT + 9):
Finally the trawler 'Portomayor' managed to leave the port of Guinea Konacri, retained since April
Chile
May 16, 20:00 (GMT + 9):
Government to publish vessel tracking data through Global Fishing Watch
Argentina
May 16, 15:00 (GMT + 9):
Malvinas (Falkland): National Government will not advance in the creation of a regional organization of fisheries management
United States
May 16, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Seven Seas International USA and Publix is recalling its 4 oz. Biltmore Smoked Sockeye Salmon



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Shrimp season will begin in mid-June
Argentina The entire shrimp fleet will be able to operate in argentinean waters, within the Permanent Hake Closure Zone, between June 14 and 15. That is the date that a priori authorities handle, as Pescare.com...
Malvinas (Falkland): National Government will not advance in the creation of a regional organization of fisheries management
Argentina The steps taken by Governor Rosana Bertone along with national legislators in defense of the Argentine sovereignty over Malvinas gave positive results, and forced Chancellor Jorge Faurie to admit befo...
A European project aims to develop a sustainable food from bons and fish skin
European Union A European project coordinated by the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) aims to develop a food of sustainable marine origin ready for consumption, from the use of discards from fishing, al...
IEO and Oceana develop pioneering method to manage protected areas
Spain The Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) and Oceana have mapped the deep habitats of Seco de los Olivos, an underwater mountain off the coast of Almería, which can serve as a model to improv...
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods, Inc
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization - Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation
Marona S.A.
Mowi ASA (formerly Marine Harvest ASA) - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation - Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2019 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER