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Kien Giang cracking down on illegal fishing

Kien Giang cracking down on illegal fishing

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.

Storm leaves two fishing boats missing

Storm leaves two fishing boats missing

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.

Discovering magnificent sunrise of Chuon lagoon in Thua Thien Hue

Discovering magnificent sunrise of Chuon lagoon in Thua Thien Hue

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.

Fishing boats requested to turn on positioning devices round the clock

Fishing boats requested to turn on positioning devices round the clock

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.

Firms told to fix substandard fishing boats

Firms told to fix substandard fishing boats

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.

Unregistered boats rampant on Ha Long Bay

Unregistered boats rampant on Ha Long Bay

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.

More storm shelter for fishing boats built in Ben Tre

More storm shelter for fishing boats built in Ben Tre

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 earn good tuna profits

Fishermen earn good tuna profits

Fishermen in south central provinces enjoyed bumper catches of tuna and got handsome profits thanks to increasing prices.

Super typhoon Meranti close to East Sea

Super typhoon Meranti close to East Sea

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.

Indonesia returns Vietnamese fishermen

Indonesia returns Vietnamese fishermen

Indonesia on July 26 repatriated 65 Vietnamese fishermen who were arrested in April and May for accidently fishing in Indonesia’s seas.

Malaysian Navy seizes Vietnamese fishing boats

Malaysian Navy seizes Vietnamese fishing boats

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.

Vietnam boats save foreigners at sea

Vietnam boats save foreigners at sea

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.