The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is identifying the measures needed to have the “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) for illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing removed, according to local authorities.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam has requested that Malaysia investigate a recent clash between its coast guard vessel and two Vietnamese fishing boats in the East Sea, killing a Vietnamese fisherman.
VOV.VN -Two boats in Binh Dinh province carrying a total of 14 fishermen have lost contact with the mainland after fishing in an area hit by storm No. 4.
VOV.VN - Chuon lagoon, part of the Tam Giang brackish water lagoon system in the central province of Thua Thien Hue, has proved an attractive destination for visitors thanks to its picturesque scenery in addition to the unique life of local fishermen.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has sent a document to People’s Committees of coastal provinces and cities, requesting ship owners and captains to turn on satellite-positioning devices (Movimar) round the clock when going fishing offshore.
VOV.VN - An urgent meeting was held in Hanoi on November 3 to discuss measures to cope with Storm Damrey.
An inspection carried out by an independent team on the quality of steel fishing ships built under a Government decree revealed that ship-building companies used substandard components for a number of ships, resulting in frequent breakdowns and degradation.
Fishing boats are turning themselves into unregistered tourist craft, willing to take holidaymakers around the famed Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam despite failing to meet any of the safety or basic operational standards.
The south central province of Khanh Hoa has provided local fishermen with more than VND440 billion (US$19.4 million) so far this year to support their offshore fishing activities.
Local authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on December 27 kicked off a project to build an integrated storm shelter and fishing port in Ba Tri district, with total investment of VND253 billion (US$11.1 million).
Fishermen in south central provinces enjoyed bumper catches of tuna and got handsome profits thanks to increasing prices.
A super typhoon, named Meranti, has been formed off the northwestern Pacific Ocean, near the East Sea, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre.
The central northern province of Nghe An on August 29 held a drill on firefighting and rescue for fishing enterprises and fishermen at the Lach Van Fish Port in Dien Ngoc commune, Dien Chau district.
VOV.VN -Small and charming fishing villages in the coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau were established a long time ago.
Indonesia on July 26 repatriated 65 Vietnamese fishermen who were arrested in April and May for accidently fishing in Indonesia’s seas.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on July 18 received a certificate recognising its Nghinh Ong or whale worshipping festival as national intangible cultural heritage, the first of its kind in the locality.
Several officers from Kien Giang Province, located in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, have been held hostage by the operators of illegal fishing boats after inspections took place on July 2.
VOV.VN - Malaysia's navy said on June 10 it intercepted and seized two Vietnamese trawlers after they refused to stop fishing in Malaysian waters, arresting its 20 crewmembers, charging them with trespass and illegal fishing.
A dead body of a whale has been found floating on the seawater surface in a north-central province of Vietnam.
Two Spanish nationals, a Hong Kong (China) national, and a Malaysian, who reportedly went missing at sea, were saved by Vietnamese fishing boats, Malaysian officials said on May 12.