Undercurrent News: Netherlands first EU member to favor cameras on all vessels ‘at risk of illegality’

Date: 11 June 2021

Undercurrent News reports that Dutch minister for  fisheries, Carola Schouten, has said that she would be in favour of installing cameras on all fishing vessels deemed to be a risk for illegal practices, and not just those above a threshold length.

Her remarks at the European Parliament make the Netherlands the first EU Member State to announce such a position ahead of the AGRIFISH conclusions on the revision of the EU fisheries control system, anticipated for later this month.

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