Welcome to the EU Fisheries Control Website

Nine NGOs are working to ensure transparent fisheries and traceable seafood supply chains in the EU.
On this website, you can keep up to date with the latest developments of the EU’s revision of the Fisheries Control Regulation, including recent reports, blogs, factsheets and advice from the Coalition, as well as reporting of the latest news on the EU fisheries control system.

Working to ensure that fisheries management in the EU safeguards ocean health and marine life for generations to come.

Latest News

Retailers reach consensus in favour of strong seafood controls, reporting…

Retailers, wholesalers and policymakers call for improved at-sea controls and a more robust traceability system covering all seafood products, to ensure legality at sea and throughout the supply chain, specifically…
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European wholesalers and retailers call for EU fisheries control system…

Concerned by persisting overfishing and the impact of fishing on endangered species, wildlife and marine ecosystems, 11 European wholesalers and retailers are speaking with one voice to call on EU…
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Fully equipping a national fishing fleet with vessel tracking systems:…

Malta has installed tracking systems on its entire fishing fleet, including General Packet Radio System (GPRS) trackers on 750 artisanal fishing vessels below 10 metres in length, which represent 93%…
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Open letter from NGOs asks French presidency to support a…

ClientEarth, the Environmental Justice Foundation, Oceana, Our Fish, Sciaena, Seas at Risk and WWF have sent a letter to French Fisheries minister Annick Girardin asking them to ensure stronger rules…
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