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Title: Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
Available From: ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/meeting/018/k6339e.pdf
Conclusion Date: 2009-11-22
Description: This agreement aims to strengthen the defenses of ports against vessels involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Its provisions include prohibiting known or suspected IUU vessels from entry to ports or use of port services; improving information sharing of details on IUU associated vessels; standardizing requirements for information from vessels seeking entry to ports; standardizing vessel inspections and training of inspectors; and providing assistance to developing countries for their implementation of the instrument.
Annexes to the agreement include details of information to be collected and port inspection procedures to be used.
EISIL Categories: Home > International Environmental Law > Trade & Environment
Keywords: carriage of goods
coastal area
fisheries
illicit trade
port security
ports
Language(s): English
Document Creator: Food and Agriculture Organization
Site Administrator: Food and Agriculture Organization


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