(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first 3 months of 2021, the weather situation was quite favorable for fishing activities, fishing fleets of Binh Dinh province still maintained the number and intensity of fishing activities, so the exploitation output increased compared to the same period of 2020.
In the first quarter of 2021, the COVID-19 epidemic had a negative impact on the fish consumption. The province's fishing output in March 2021 was estimated at 21,160 tons, of which tuna was estimated at 1,290 tons. In the first 3 months of the year, the output of fishing is estimated at 46,045 tons, up 2.3% over the same period in 2020 (45,000 tons), of which tuna production is estimated at 3,020 tons, equivalent to the the same period in 2020 (3,017 tons).
In general, the inspection of fishing vessels leaving and docking at ports of the province has been in order, fishermen fully comply with the provisions of Circular No. 21/2018/TT-BNNPTNT, especially reporting to the port management board 01 hour before the fishing vessel arrives at ports, record and submit the fishing logbook, fully equipped before the vessel leaves the port ...
From the beginning of the year up to now, the Fisheries Department of Binh Dinh Province has strictly carried out activities against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing: Coordinate with the local authorities, the Provincial Police, the Border Guard, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to consolidate the documents to strictly handle the arrest of fishing vessels violating foreign waters: Carrying out the revocation of fishing licenses of fishing vessels arrested for violation of foreign waters; publish in the media about illegal fishing vessels (IUU).
Regarding the installation of fishing vessel cruise monitoring equipment (VMS) and the management, operation and use of the fishing vessel cruise monitoring system, the Provincial People's Committee has approved the funding support for the installation of monitoring equipment for 2,966 fishing ships.
Up to now, 100% of the province's fishing vessels with a length of 15 meters or more operating in high seas have been equipped with cruise monitoring equipment according to regulations. The Fisheries Department is on duty 24/24 to monitor, receive information, detect and handle fishing vessels that exceed permitted boundaries at sea or fishing vessels without maintaining operation or disabling equipment. cruising monitoring during sea operations.