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

Giant squid and illex squid are the most important species targeted by foreign fleet outside the EEZ

Squid fishing outside 200 miles: Maritime Interests Commission and Foreign Ministry will work on regulatory document

Click on the flag for more information about Chile CHILE
Thursday, October 29, 2020, 21:00 (GMT + 9)

Generating a regulatory framework to deal with illegal fishing was the main agreement between the Foreign Ministry and the Commission on Maritime Interests, Fisheries and Aquaculture, a body that focused on analyzing the presence in South Pacific waters of an important Chinese fishing fleet. Within this framework, he learned about the preparations and actions that national authorities can take.

Regulatory framework

After the presentations of the Foreign Ministry, the Directemar and the Undersecretariat of Fisheries, which clarified that there has been no illegal fishing in the national exclusive economic zone, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrés Allamand, proposed a joint work between the Executive and the Commission, as a technical and specialized entity in the matter, "to have by the end of November a regulatory framework for the action that Chile must develop in matters of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, containing short and long-term objectives" .

Image: courtesy senado.cl

The parliamentary instance, chaired by Senator Ximena Rincón, accepted the proposal and made the effort to join the Library of National Congress.

Transversally the protection of our heritage sea was valued, through the different institutions.

Likewise, the legislators warned of the reduction of resources for the Undersecretariat of Fisheries in the Budget Law 2021, for which, as they advanced, they will make the respective efforts to avoid that tasks are affected, such as that of inspection in the high seas.

Image: courtesy senado.cl

International framework

From the Ministry, it was highlighted among the relevant points of the matter that: deep sea fishing requires better regulation “and this is a matter that has been on the table for a long time, but has complexities, the articulation of different interests and that different countries converge. Chile has actively participated in all regulatory bodies, with an active and leading role, ”explained the Chancellor.

Regarding the eastern flag fleet, it was clarified that the institution that deals with this matter is the South Pacific Fisheries Management Organization, of which Chile is a part, but only 14 countries participate since it originated in 2012.

This highlights “the fragility of regulation in the high seas, which only regulates horse mackerel and not cuttlefish or giant squid (dosidicus gigas), which is what is generating all this activity. The idea is that by 2021 we can already have protocols in which the different fleets are obliged to report their catches, ”added Minister Allamand.

Image: courtesy senado.cl

It should be noted that it should be noted that in the framework of the Conference of South Pacific Countries, which comes in 1952, there is an active work of the Foreign Ministry in terms of promoting a regional action plan against illegal fishing that is based on: the joint monitoring of fleets; establish sustainable fishing policies; and the improvement of inspection in ports.


From the General Directorate of the Maritime Territory and Merchant Marine, Directemar, its director, Vice Admiral Ignacio Mardones, clarified that “there has been a controversy carried out by the media in a dispute between the United States and China, but when it was said that the fleet was off the coast of Galapagos, never entered the waters of Ecuador. There are things that have been said and that are not. The fleet has not entered the exclusive economic zone of either Peru or Chile ”.

The Vice Admiral agreed that the key to avoiding illegal fishing lies in the Regional Organization for Fisheries Management of the South Pacific, added to an integrated program of action.

However, he detailed the important inspection of Directemar on the high seas, with the help of planes and submarines.

Meanwhile, the director of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service, Alicia Gallardo, highlighted the active and accurate participation, added to the coordination of all the organizations involved and gave way to a live dispatch from the satellite unit, where it was possible to appreciate in detail and in real time the activity in the waters of the South Pacific.

For his part, the Undersecretary of Fisheries, Román Zelaya, stressed that greater regulation is expected in the event of a new step by a Chinese fishing fleet "where not only horse mackerel is regulated, but also cuttlefish," he said.

Source: Senate Chile

[email protected]


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
Nov 30, 20:00 (GMT + 9):
National fisheries to compete with Chinese jiggers for squid in the eastern Pacific
Nov 30, 19:20 (GMT + 9):
N.S. First Nation, Ottawa nearing deal on lobster fishing rights
Nov 30, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Zanzibar secures $3 bln from Turkish firm to boost seafood business
Nov 30, 18:00 (GMT + 9):
REDUS has led to a better estimate in the stock advisory
Russian Federation
Nov 30, 09:50 (GMT + 9):
Logistical problems in Chinese ports increase fish costs
Nov 30, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Plaintiff fisherman loses in demand bluefin tuna catch quota
Nov 30, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Soichi Noguchi of the ISS 'Mackerel cans are very delicious'
Nov 30, 06:00 (GMT + 9):
Webinar on 'Social accountability in Fisheries'
Nov 30, 04:40 (GMT + 9):
Electric fishing boats: 'The current problem is that technology is faster than regulation'
Nov 30, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
Anchovy fishing prohibited between Chancay and Cañete for 10 days
Nov 30, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
Can the alien species humpback salmon have positive effects on our salmonids?
Nov 30, 00:20 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | SalmonBusiness: 'The pandemic will lead to enormous changes in the market and consumer patterns'
Nov 30, 00:10 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | fishfarmingexpert: ‘Simpler, safer’ fish handling promised for wellboats and on-land farms
United Kingdom
Nov 30, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | FiskerForum: Fisheries Act Does Not Compensate For Loss Of EU Seafood Market Access
Nov 30, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
Volumes and prices | Main fresh fish: Skipjack, sardine, mackerel, saury and squid | Tokyo Markets (Oct-2020)

Catches-production │ Alaska pollock products │ Bering Sea-GOA │ By season
United States Source: FIS.com | Click to enlarge it  [email protected] www.fis.com  ...
Guinea Conakry announces in Las Palmas that the fishing agreement with the EU is very close
Spain The conference “Management and Sustainability of Fisheries in West Africa”, organized by ANACEF OPP43, brought together senior Fisheries officials from Spain, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry...
The 'Mar Argentino' reached Mar del Plata port.
Argentina The new INIDEP scientific ship that was built in Vigo, Spain, was received by national authorities who escorted it. It cost almost 8 million dollars and will aim to work in coastal waters. Escorted...
Overseas fishing crew refused permission to apply for visas ahead of Antarctic season
New Zealand Two fishing vessels docked in Christchurch’s Lyttelton Port face a struggle to get crew less than a week before the start of the Antarctic season after immigration authorities refused to let ove...
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation - Wartsila Group Headquarters
ITOCHU Corporation - Headquarters
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.
AquaChile S.A. - Group Headquarters
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
Brim ehf (formerly HB Grandi Ltd) - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
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
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
Cooke Inc. - Group Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart | Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) - Headquarters
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
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
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2020 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER