EC passes electronic monitoring law

EU fishing vessel

All EU fishing vessels will be monitored and their catches reported electronically to ensure full traceability, under a revamped EU fisheries control system

Under the new rules approved by parliament on 17 October, all boats will need to carry a tracking device.

Some small-scale vessels may be exempted until 2030 and all small-scale fishing fleets will get up to four years to adapt. 

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