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


At the heart of the traffic jam, the situation is also tense. Photo: Stockfile

Galician fish beginning to rot after 9 days stuck at Mauritania border

Click on the flag for more information about Spain SPAIN
Friday, July 19, 2019, 02:00 (GMT + 9)

The fleet meets today with the Mauritanian Fisheries Minister and the EU to try to unblock the situation.

After being stuck for eight days - reached yesterday - at the Mauritania's exit border, where several groups of people with indefinite claims prevent the passage of dozens of trucks, tons of fresh hake and pomfret are already rotten inside the trailers.

"That load must be destroyed," says shipowner  María José de Pazo, who points out that after the time elapsed it is no longer useful for fishmeal

That form Spain's side, given that the catches have not been able to reach the fish markets of Cádiz and Vigo, where the black hake and pompano are sold, respectively. But  for Nouakchott there are also problems. There are already several ships that are anchored in the port of Nouadhibou waiting for the trucks to arrive with empty boxes to be able to send the fish to their markets.



And in the middle, at the heart of the traffic jam, the situation is also tense. Carriers are tired of being "thrown in the middle of the desert sine die", not knowing when the insurgents will take a step forward at the border and will be able to continue circulating.

"The drivers no longer want to make that journey," says the shipowner. Because, in addition, staying there is dangerous. At night there are attempts to rob them and the transporters have to take turns to avoid it.

"We ask them to put up with it, that the traffic jam will soon be resolved, but it is already many days and they are tired of working in these conditions." From the shipowner companies "we do not know anymore what to do", says De Pazo.

She, like the other eleven shipowners - three have already moored their fishing boats -, pins her  last hopes on the meeting that they will have today with the Minister of Fisheries of Mauritania, staff of the Spanish Embassy and representatives of the European Commission. The intention, as explained by those affected, is "to demand the derogation of the obligation to land in Mauritanian ports" and to allow ships to leave for other ports, such as Dajla, to avoid road traffic.

Source: E. Abuín / La Voz de Galicia (Read the whole story here)



www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
Norway
Aug 23, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
Aqua Nor 2019 - Record number of visitors in new facilities
Canada
Aug 23, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
New investments in wild salmon conservation and habitat restoration projects in Vancouver
Mexico
Aug 23, 22:00 (GMT + 9):
Govt seeks to transform hake fishing in the Gulf of California into a sustainable industry
India
Aug 23, 21:00 (GMT + 9):
ICAR-CIBA Mou with Govt. of Maharastra for technology transfer of seabass fish hatchery technology
Russian Federation
Aug 23, 21:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Russians buy Norwegian de-licing technology
United States
Aug 23, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Off the hook: California king salmon rebounds after drought
Yemen
Aug 23, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Coalition Warships Attack Fishing Boats
United Kingdom
Aug 23, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - No-deal Brexit can make our fisheries world leaders
Australia
Aug 23, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Illegal abalone dealers pay the heavy price for breaking fishing laws
Spain
Aug 23, 16:00 (GMT + 9):
New trawler 'Isla de Terranova' own by Pesca Baqueiro is already doing sea trials
Cambodia
Aug 23, 06:50 (GMT + 9):
EU launches EUR 112m project to boost fisheries sector
Spain
Aug 23, 06:40 (GMT + 9):
'Old' Pescanova shares rise after announcement of resumption of commercial activity in South America
Chile
Aug 23, 06:30 (GMT + 9):
Senate approves bill to relocate mussel concessions
Viet Nam
Aug 23, 06:10 (GMT + 9):
US to lift anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese shrimp
Australia
Aug 23, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
Bonafide increases stake in Clean Seas



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Brexit can significantly increase tuna prices
United Kingdom The countdown of the UK departure from the EU will actually begin - the deadline is 11 noon (London time) on October 31, 2019 - and the country is worried that it will face the Brexit without any agre...
A seafood fraud investigation DNA tested fish sold in the US. Here’s what they found
United States Here’s a fishy riddle. Question: when is a sea bass not a sea bass? Answer: when it’s a giant perch. That’s the conclusion of a recent study on fish sold to consumers in the United S...
New trawler 'Isla de Terranova' own by Pesca Baqueiro is already doing sea trials
Spain Isla de Terranova, the trawler built by Nodosa Shipyard for Pesca Baqueiro S.A., has already begun the first sea trials. The ship, with 49.9 meters in length, sailed yesterday along the Ría de ...
Trident Seafood won USDA wild salmon tender worth USD 3 million
United States The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded its most recent wild salmon contract to Trident Seafoods, for federal child nutrition and other domestic food assistance programs for Fis...
 
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)
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
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
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
Cooke Inc. - Group 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
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
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

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