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Source 1 Order of January 15, 2010 № 5-p On the signing of the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on Cooperation in the field of marine fisheries In accordance with paragraph 1 of Article 11 of the Federal Law "On international treaties of the Russian Federation to approve the submitted Rosrybolovstva agreed with the Foreign Ministry of Russia and other interested federal executive bodies and pre-researched on the Moroccan side a draft agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on Cooperation in the field Marine Fisheries (attached). Instruct Rosrybolovstva hold talks with the Moroccan side, and on reaching an agreement to sign on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation said Agreement, is authorized to make changes in the attached draft, without a fundamental nature. Prime, The Russian Federation Vladimir Putin http://www.government.ru/gov/results/9076/ Download original
Source 2 Russia and Morocco signed an agreement on cooperation in marine fisheries In Moscow, an agreement was signed on cooperation in marine fisheries between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco. The agreement defines the terms of cooperation and implementation of the fishing activities of Russian fishing vessels in the exclusive economic zone of the Kingdom of Morocco. When agreement is reached, the Moroccan side allows the Russian fishing vessels to fish for pelagic fish (mackerel, bonito and others) in the Atlantic part of the exclusive economic zone of the Kingdom of Morocco. Catches (by species and fishing areas), as well as the number and types of Russian vessels determines annually the Moroccan side. The Russian side has agreed to pay an annual financial compensation for the right to harvest a certain percentage of products produced by Russian fishing vessels. In addition, we plan to develop cooperation between Russia and Morocco with respect to: - Conduct the research necessary for the preservation, restoration and rational use of living resources of the Atlantic fishery zone of Morocco; - Development of techniques of fishing; - Technologies for the processing of fish; - Development of shipbuilding and ship repair, setesnastnogo production and manufacture of fishing gear; - Promote the exchange of professional experience and training in fish processing, etc. To solve the practical issues of cooperation and resolution of contentious issues, the parties agreed to establish a Russian-Moroccan Joint Commission on Fisheries. Sessions of the Commission will be held once a year alternatively in Russia and Morocco. Agreement on cooperation in the field of marine fishing has a term of 3 years. http://www.papersoldier.ru/news.htm Download original
Source 3 Moroccan sardines become accustomed oranges 04/06/2010 Russian-Moroccan relations in the field of marine fisheries have found a second wind: on the eve of the signing of Rosrybolovstva updated version of the intergovernmental agreement. The day before, June 3, the Federal Agency for Fisheries signing of the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco in the field of marine fisheries. As the correspondent of RIA Fishnews.ru, by signing a document sealed head Rosrybolovstva Andrei Quoting and Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Kingdom of Morocco Aziz Ahannush. The agreement was a continuation of the traditional cooperation and partnership of both countries and provides for expansion and improvement of cooperation between Russia and Morocco in the field of marine fisheries in areas of mutual interest. The document is fundamental for the continuation of fishing activities of Russian fishing vessels in the Atlantic fishing zone of Morocco. "It is extremely important for us to document, the signature of which was preceded by many months of serious work of experts of two countries - said the head of Rosrybolovstva. - The Russian fishing fleet has traditionally operates in the waters of the South Atlantic, and in particular in Morocco, but not limited to fishing interests us and our colleagues. The current agreement also deals with the joint scientific expeditions, the exchange of expertise and technologies in the field of fisheries. Another avenue of Russian-Moroccan relations will branch education. "We have expressed willingness to provide space for training in Russia to students from Morocco, as in the field of fisheries and fish processing in the field. In such programs, we have students from different countries, so that experience in this field in Russia colossal ", - assured Minister Andrei Krainov. In turn, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Kingdom of Morocco thanked the Russian team for a great job of preparing the agreement. "This is a very important contribution, because it is a practical and pragmatic project - said Aziz Ahannush. - We have managed to renew the agreement, which operated between the two countries for several years, and give it relevance. And I am glad that tomorrow the Commission will begin its work in order to realize the position of this important document. " Source: Fisheries News http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/395-2010-06-04-07-41-59 Download original
Source 4 Russian fishermen expect to catch at least 100 thousand tons in the Moroccan EEZ in the Atlantic 04/06/2010 This "Fisherman's Gazette said Vladimir Gorbachev, president of the Kaliningrad ZAO Vestrybflot, whose vessels have traditionally worked in the Moroccan fishing zone. "We expect the total quota for all objects of fishing in the Atlantic fishing zone of Morocco in the amount not less than 100 thousand tons. This sardines, pilchards, mackerel, jack mackerel, sword fish and anchovy. We hope that the amount of Russian fishing vessels, which will be authorized to fish, be not less than 10 units. The legal basis for the continuation of fishing activities of Russian fishing vessels in the EEZ of Morocco on the Atlantic has been signed by the Federal Agency for Fisheries Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco in the field of marine fisheries. On the Russian side an intergovernmental agreement signed by the head Rosrybolovstva Andrei Krainov. On the Moroccan side - Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Kingdom of Morocco Aziz Ahenush. One of these days to be held session of the Russian-Moroccan Joint Commission on Fisheries, which will determine the amount of the Russian quota in the fishing zone of Morocco, the number of vessels that can lead fishing, order and guarantee payment for the right of Russian fishermen fishing off the coast of Morocco. Source: News of the fish market http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/396--100- Download original
Source 5 Fishery business in Morocco Interfish 04/06/2010 Head of Federal Agency for Fisheries Andrei Quoting invited the Moroccan fishing and fish processing businesses to take part in international fisheries exhibition Interfish. The proposal came after the signing of an agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco in the field of maritime fishing. Minister of Agriculture and Maritime Fisheries of Morocco Aziz Ahenush gratefully accepted the invitation and, in turn, suggested that the exhibition Interfish be held from 26 to 29 October 2010 in Moscow, the Russian-Moroccan hold business forum on cooperation and prospects fisheries of the two countries. The discussion on the participation of Moroccan companies in the International Fisheries Exhibition Interfish today discussed at the session, the Moroccan Russian Joint Commission on fisheries. The meeting will be determined volumes of the Russian quota for fishing in the fishing zone of Morocco, the number of vessels that can lead fishing, order and guarantee payment for the right of Russian fishermen fishing. Source: Federal Agency for Fisheries http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/397-2010-06-04-12-25-24 Download original
Source 6 Continuation of the traditional cooperation 07/06/2010 Federal Agency for Fisheries signing of the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco, in marine fisheries. On the Russian side on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation signed an agreement head Rosrybolovstva Andrei Krainov. On the Moroccan side - Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Kingdom of Morocco Aziz Ahenush. The agreement is a continuation of the traditional cooperation and partnership of both countries. The signed document envisages expansion and improvement of cooperation between the two countries in the field of marine fisheries in areas of mutual interest and is fundamental for the continuation of fishing activities of Russian fishing vessels in the Atlantic fishing zone of Morocco. In recognition of the leaders of fisheries industries in Russia and Morocco, this document will give a new impetus to partnership relations between the two countries. Source: Fish Resources http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/400-2010-06-08-06-15-01 Download original
Source 7 Fishers will have to pay more for fish 08.06.2010 The Moroccan government has tightened the conditions of a new fisheries agreement signed with Russia. In the past 2 years for 28 Russian vessels fishing in Moroccan waters, quotas will be less than 2 times. Moreover, the Russian fishermen have to pay more for fish caught in Moroccan waters. "We have decided to increase by 47% in financial compensation for Russian shipowners. And of course, to guarantee payments, 10% of the amount will be received as an advance payment, while 90% will be transferred to a bank account," - said the Chief Secretary of the Department of Marine Fisheries of Morocco Abdelzhebbar Youssif. To control the activities of Russian ships, the Moroccan authorities are planning to use satellite tracking system. And each carrying a Russian vessel will be the representative of Morocco. Source: Fish Resources http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/403-2010-06-08-06-20-03 Download original
Source 8 INTERFISH 2010 07/16/2010 The second international fisheries exhibition will be held from 26 to 29 October 2010 in Moscow, Crocus Expo ". Today Fishery country going through a capitalization and consolidation. In need reconstruction in the fishing industry in Russia full production chain, including production of living aquatic resources, transportation, storage, processing and selling no one doubts. International Fisheries Exhibition INTERFISH intended to show that it is able to make a contribution to the development of the fishing industry. For many years before the Russian fisheries companies regarding their participation in trade fairs is particularly acute. Consolidated Exhibitions Russian fishing industry are absent in the country. Head Rosrybolovstva Andrew Quoting repeatedly stated that Russia needs a fishing scale exhibition. Modern Exposition, he stressed, is intended not only to demonstrate products and services to diversified fishing industry, the priority programs of the industry, related industries, but above all it must facilitate linkages, promote the business of interregional and international cooperation. The exhibition should provide opportunities for bringing to market new products for business negotiations, expansion of business contacts and mutually beneficial contracts. By virtue of its history, the exhibition INTERFISH not yet become a cult, but it has clearly demonstrated the investment attractiveness of the fishing industry and to outline ways to modernize it, the introduction of new food and industrial technology, expanding the range of quality and safe products in accordance with international standards. In preparation for the International Fisheries Exhibition INTERFISH organizers provide the basis of experience the best and the world's largest fish show, and studied the organization of conferences, seminars, forums. This year the main focus of the main branch of the Congress placed on the development of international relations and discuss the problems of fish processing. Already planned for the next session of the Russian-Korean commission on fisheries. This was agreed by the head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries and Andrei Krainov Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea in the Russian Federation, Lee Kyu-Hyun. Both sides expressed hope for improved bilateral cooperation for mutual benefit. Quoting Andrew expressed a desire to participate in the cooperation of the DPRK side on the development of fishing industry in the Far East, including the construction of the shipyard in Nakhodka, as well as the establishment of the fishing trade shops in Moscow. For the first time in international fisheries exhibition INTERFISH, assured by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade of the Republic of Peru, Eduardo Ferreyrosa, will take part in more than 20 Peruvian fishery companies. Recently, Latin American trend of increasing importance in the foreign policy of the Russian Federation. Therefore there is reason to believe that INTERFISH will be presented to fisheries management company is not only Peru, but also Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. In addition, given that now preparing to sign an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in fisheries with Namibia, the organizers hope that the representatives of African States also will not disregard fisheries exhibition. The possibility of organizing a national Norwegian stand at the main branch congress of Russia and the prospect of participation in the Forum to promote the fish in the Russian retail chains will consider the Norwegian committee on the export of fish. At the March meeting, the chairman of the Public Council under the Federal Fisheries Agency Alexander Saveliev with a marketing director for the Norwegian committee on fish exports Julia Seleset discussed the participation of Norwegian companies in the exhibition INTERFISH. The interest of the Greek fishing business in cooperation with Russian colleagues and the organization of the Greek national exposure on INTERFISH, was discussed at the meeting of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, co-chair of the commission vneshnepravitelstvennoy Russia-Greece Spyros Kuvelisa, general manager of the Federation of Greek Mariculture Akis Ventirisa and chairman of the Public Council at the Federal Agency for Fisheries Alexander Saveliev. An official invitation to participate in international fisheries exhibition INTERFISH got Japan to further consultations, held June 3-4 in the 26 th session of the Russian-Japanese Commission on Fisheries. Head Rosrybolovstva Andrei Krainov invited the Moroccan fishing and fish processing businesses to take part in INTERFISH. The proposal came after the signing of an agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco in the field of maritime fishing. Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Kingdom of Morocco Aziz Ahenush gratefully accepted the invitation and, in turn, suggested that the exhibition INTERFISH a Russian-Moroccan business forum on the theme of cooperation and prospects for the fisheries of the two countries. In addition to the active work in the international area in preparation for the exhibition places special emphasis on attracting a large number of exhibitors from the fish processing industry sector. A number of companies - key players in the fish processing market of Russia - have already signed agreements with the organizers of the exhibition. Workshop includes scientific and practical conferences, economic forums, panel discussions, seminars, round tables, competitive program. In 2010 The business program will be organized an open dialogue between representatives of industry, business, science and government. Among the issues discussed - government support of shipbuilding, innovative projects, special credit and leasing and insurance programs, fishery infrastructure, logistics, international integration and international standards. The format of the program is focused on efficient and friendly flow of information, choice and maximize the return for exhibitors and visitors. Interactions and contacts, formed as a result of the business program, of course, will be beneficial to the industry in general. This year will be part of the State Duma deputies, and the organizers INTERFISH hope that they will be able to undertake the preparation of quality proposals that will facilitate the best decisions for improving public policy and regulatory activities of the fisheries sector of the country. International scientific and practical conference "Global trends in aquaculture development and modern methods of processing of aquatic biological resources" will consider the most current topics: Technology, schemes, methods and techniques of cultivation of aquatic bioresources Foods, feeding recommendations, assessment of the safety of feed in aquaculture New means of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in sites of origin of the water in aquaculture Processing technologies of living aquatic resources, grown in aquaculture The Experience of Russian and foreign business projects of enterprises engaged in aquaculture Market Trends of aquaculture in Russia and the issues of economic support in this direction from the state More productive discussion and exchange of views is expected at the Round Table "Legal regulation of coastal fisheries - problems and prospects", which will discuss the principles of classifying areas of coastal fisheries, developed criteria for determining the types of vessels for coastal fishing. Considerable space will be given to the problem of processing the catch, caught in the implementation of coastal fisheries, proposed a list of objects of aquatic biological resources for industrial and coastal fisheries. Problem of building the domestic fishing fleet will focus on roundtable on the state and prospects of construction of vessels of domestic fishing fleet. The future of the fishing industry and the problems of quality of fish products will be considered under the Business Forum "The Future of the fish market. Saturation of Russian counters quality fish products. Colorful and memorable event of the International Fisheries Exhibition INTERFISH promises to be October 29. On this day, awards ceremony and winners of the Festival of Russian seafood. On May 27 head Rosrybolovstva Andrew Quoting launched the Festival of Russian fish and seafood. The festival program includes competitions in sports and recreational fishing, holidays, the first fish in the coastal regions of the country, the celebrations on the occasion of the fisherman on July 11, fish fair weekend. The festival will be a presentation of the new magazine "Popular fishing. For those who are caught, to be published book exclusive fish recipes, fish and wine tasting will be held today. The program takes place against the background of all-Russian social advertising campaign, launched Rosrybolovstva, under the slogan "Fish is waiting!". Organizers are optimistic and hope that by defining goals and objectives of their participation in the exhibition, Russian companies are now very clearly understand: INTERFISH - is: - The largest event for the companies fishing industry, - An event consisting of the Economic Forum, the scientific-practical conferences, round tables and presentations focused on the efficient work and friendly cooperation of all market participants and the best professionals in the industry, - The most powerful multi-purpose commercial communication. See you at the Second International Fisheries Exhibition INTERFISH! Source: Fish Resources http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/473-interfish-2010- Download original
Source 9 Appointed representatives of the Russian-Moroccan commission 07/07/2010 Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a decree on appointment of representatives of the Russian Federation in the Russian-Moroccan Joint Commission on Fisheries. According to the order of the RF Government on June 30, 2010 № 1088 to represent the interests of Russia in the Russo-Morocco joint commission on fisheries would be deputy chief Viktor Rosrybolovstva Drawing and Deputy Head of Legal Support Rosrybolovstva Elena Izyumov, RIA Fishnews.ru in the center of public relations of the FAR. Recall of the Russian-Moroccan joint committee on Fisheries was established in accordance with the agreement between the Governments of the Russian Federation and Morocco on cooperation in the field of marine fisheries on June 3, 2010 Source: Fisheries News http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/437-2010-07-07-09-08-07 Download original
Source 10 Decree of the RF Government on June 30, 2010 № 1088-p ... 07/06/2010 Deputy Head Rosrybolovstva Drawing VV and Deputy Chief of the Office of Legal Support Rosrybolovstva Izyumov EA appoint representatives of the Russian Federation in the Russian-Moroccan Joint Commission on Fisheries was established in accordance with the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on Cooperation in the field of marine fisheries on June 3, 2010 Russia Foreign Ministry to notify in due course the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on the decision. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/433--30-2010-1088- Download original
Source 11 09 Apr 2009 Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Atlantic Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (AtlantNIRO)" Federal Agency for Fisheries. Federal State Unitary Enterprise "AtlantNIRO" - a leading research institute for the Study of Russian raw material base of fisheries. Areas of research AtlantNIRO currently as follows: the Russian part of the Curonian and Vistula lagoons, the exclusive economic zone of Russia in the Baltic sea, exclusive economic zones of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (under agreements with these countries) in Central-East Atlantic, opened and Antarctic Atlantic Ocean, south-eastern Pacific Ocean. Scientific research vessels and laboratories of the Institute with modern equipment, in the newest research methods. AtlantNIRO is a public research organization, the property is located in federal ownership. Research activities of the Institute is carried out in two areas: biological and technological. http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2009-04-01-11-20-51 Download original
Source 13 Russia will sign an agreement with Morocco in June 05/26/2010 On the eve of his visit to Russia Minister of Agriculture and Maritime Fisheries of Morocco in Moscow held a working meeting on the activities of mixed Russian-Moroccan Fisheries Commission. RIA Fishnews.ru in the center of public relations Rosrybolovstva, visit the Moroccan Minister of the Russian capital for the signing of the marine fisheries between the Russian Federation and the Kingdom of Morocco is scheduled for June 2-5 this year. During the preliminary meeting, the parties have prepared a draft protocol of the first session of the Russian-Moroccan Joint Commission on Fisheries, which determines how to implement the agreement in the first year of its operation, including conditions of work of the Russian fishing vessels. Recall the draft intergovernmental agreement was passed in mid-January this year. The document establishes the principles of cooperation between Morocco and the Russian Federation in the field of conservation and utilization of marine living resources in the Moroccan economic zone and is designed for 3 years. The agreement provides in particular that the Russian ships can lead to the Atlantic waters of the EEZ of Morocco fishing sardines, pilchards, mackerel, horse mackerel, sword fish, the anchovy. The permitted catch quotas for the first year of the agreement established at $ 120 thousand tons. To carry out fishing in the Atlantic fishing zone of Morocco may be no more than 12 fishing vessels. Source: Fisheries News http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/351-2010-05-26-08-08-06 Download original
Source 14 Russian-Moroccan cooperation 25/05/2010 In g.Rabate (Kingdom of Morocco) in anticipation of the visit of Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Kingdom of Morocco 2-5 in Moscow in June 2010 for the signing of the marine fisheries between the Russian Federation and the Kingdom of Morocco, held a workshop. During the meeting, the Parties have prepared a draft Protocol of the first session of the Russian-Moroccan Joint Committee on Fisheries, which determines the order of implementation of the Agreement in the first year of its operation, including conditions of work of the Russian fishing vessels. Source: Federal Agency for Fisheries http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/344-2010-05-25-07-37-24 Download original
Source 15 Consultation with Morocco concluded successfully 16/02/2010 Following the Russian-Moroccan consultations on cooperation in marine fisheries parties agreed conditions of Russian vessels fishing in the waters of Morocco. In the fifth round of consultations, participants agreed on the basic conditions of the fishing activities of Russian vessels in the exclusive economic zone of the Kingdom of Morocco, and also confirmed the interest in the early signing of an agreement between the governments of Russia and Morocco, the cooperation in marine fisheries, RIA Fishnews.ru center PR Rosrybolovstva. Recall that the draft agreement was adopted by the Government of Russia in mid-January. The document sets out the principles of cooperation between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Russian Federation in the field of conservation and utilization of marine living resources of the exclusive economic zones of Morocco and is designed for 3 years. The agreement provides in particular that the Russian vessels may lead to the Atlantic waters of the EEZ of Morocco fishing cardiny, pilchards, mackerel, horse mackerel, sword fish, the anchovy. The permitted catch quotas for the first year of the agreement established at $ 120 thousand tons. To carry out fishing in the Atlantic fishing zone of Morocco may be no more than 12 fishing vessels. At present fishing season in this area is in full swing. Source: Fisheries News http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/174-2010-02-16-08-42-38 Download original
Source 16 In the Kaliningrad fishing port came hot days 16/02/2010 Several ships are unloaded at Kaliningrad Sea Fishing Port. Now the height of the winter fishing season in the Atlantic, and the port is ready, despite the difficult weather conditions, take any number of vessels from fishing. Heavy snowfall does not prevent the unloading of fish. The territory of the fishing port, especially marinas, clean off the snow. Such thoroughness fit to learn basic urban services. It is necessary to ensure the functioning of electric and refrigerators, which carry fish. MICHAEL FILIPPOVICH, dockers Kaliningrad Sea Fishing Port: "Engineering works, removes all the roads, the whole works, tracked and wheeled. Because of heavy ice transport refrigerator, a former cargo ship, "Cooler Bay took about two hours on the mooring. Helped in this three tug fleet. On board - 5,000 tons of fish, fish meal. Mooring team has to work at a run. We fish mainly comes from the Northeast and Central-East Atlantic. Where is the season for fishing. Especially in the area returned the Russian court, after signing an agreement with the government of Morocco on the work of our fishermen in the economic zone of the country. Sardines, pilchards, mackerel - for Kaliningrad rybopererabotchikov and shops. MICHAEL Haritonchik, stevedores Kaliningrad Sea Fishing Port: "There is a steamer" Tobago ", also brought 1,400 tons of fish, 200 tons of flour. Behind is "Munsu, too, with fish, 500 tons. We begin, as they say, to replenish food supplies in our region. " Today in the Kaliningrad sea fishing port simultaneously treated with 3 vessels. One of these days are expected 5 more, including two large loading. Only a week with them for a total recycled approximately 30,000 tons of various cargo: frozen fish, fish meal, fertilizer and petroleum products. And soon expect dockers capelin, extracted Kaliningrad fisherfolk in the Barents and North Seas. Source: Rybotorgovaya system http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/173-2010-02-16-08-41-30 Download original
Source 18 The Russian vessels will continue fishing in the waters of Morocco 01/26/2010 The Russian government approved a draft agreement with the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on Cooperation in the field of marine fisheries. In accordance with the decree of January 15, 2010 N 5 Rosrybolovstva to hold negotiations with the Moroccan side, and on reaching an agreement to sign the agreement on behalf of the Government. The Agreement sets out the principles of cooperation between Morocco and the Russian Federation in the field of conservation and utilization of marine living resources of the exclusive economic zones of Morocco and determine the conditions of the fishing activities of vessels flying the flag of Russia, in Atlantic Moroccan EEZ. Duration of agreement - 3 years. As the RIA Fishnews.ru, in particular, the agreement stipulates that the Russian ships, with appropriate permissions, can lead in Atlantic EEZ of Morocco fishing cardiny, pilchards, mackerel, horse mackerel, sword fish, the anchovy. The permitted catch quotas for the first year of the agreement is set in the amount of 120 thousand tons of small pelagic fish species. Fishing in the Atlantic fishing zone of Morocco can not more than 12 fishing vessels. To monitor the implementation of the agreement and resolve any contentious issues created a mixed commission, which meets once a year. Agreement shall be provisionally applied from January 15, 2010 and shall come into force from the date of the last written notification confirming the fulfillment by the parties the necessary domestic procedures. Source: Fisheries News http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/130-2010-01-28-09-38-54 Download original
Source 19 On the development of quotas of living aquatic resources by Russian users 20/01/2010 Total from January 1 this year, catches of aquatic biological resources Russian fisheries management organizations amounted to 121,3 thousand tons, up 32.4 thousand tons more than in the past year. Percentage mastering the total allowable catch of 3.1%, as compared to the same period last year increased by 36,4%. The Far Eastern basin. The total catch of 95.6 tonnes, more than in the past year to 30.2 thousand tons. The development was 3,2%. All objects in the Bering Sea fishery caught 9.4 thousand tons. The development was 1,3% of the total quota, which is 9.2 thousand tons less than last year's level due to poor fishing conditions for walleye pollock (- 10,3 thousand tons). All the objects of fishing in the Okhotsk Sea caught 83.4 tons. The development was 5,3% of the total quota, which is 38,9 thousand tons more than in the past year. Nord Pool. The total catch of 8.5 tonnes, higher than the level last year at 3.7 tonnes. Mastering is 1,7% of the total quota. Azov-Black Sea basin. The total catch of water biological resources of 0.9 tonnes. The development of 0,6%, which is by 0,6 thousand tons more than in the past year. Catches of anchovy is 0,9 thousand tons, up 0.6 thousand tons more than last year's level. Caspian basin. The total catch of water biological resources of 0.2 tonnes. The development was 0.05%, up 0.1 thousand tons more than in the past year. Zones of foreign states. The development of catch quotas for living aquatic resources in the areas of foreign countries amounted to 15,7 thousand tons, down from last year's level at 1.5 tonnes of blue whiting for underexpenditure Zone Farer (- 7,4 thousand tons) and mackerel in the Zone Morocco (- 3,7 thousand tons). Convention areas and the open part of the oceans. The development of catch quotas for living aquatic resources in these areas amounted to 0.3 thousand tons, that is less than last year at 0.2 tonnes. Source: Federal Agency for Fisheries http://atlantniro.ru/index.php/2010-01-29-11-11-02/127-2010-01-28-09-31-13 Download original
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