The main objective of SEAI is to protect and promote the interests of the marine industry and generally the members of this association are engaged in seafood business.
SEAI is in the look out of establishing various infrastructure facilities in various coastal states like landing centres, water treatment plants, common effluent treatment plants etc. SEAI is having its head office in Kochi in Kerala and eight regional offices in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnatka, Gujarath, Orissa, West Bengal, Maharastra and Andhra Pradesh.
Drugs discovered on board Greenlandic trawler Iceland
A fourth crew member of fishing vessel Polar Nanoq, which sails under the flag of Greenland, was arrested in the Icelandic port of Hafnarfjordur, after the police discovered a large quantity of hashish aboard.
Brussels validates Spanish fisheries control system Spain
The European Commission has notified Spain that it considers finalized the implementation of the action plan to remedy deficiencies in the Spanish fisheries control system, which was established by Decision of the EC on 30 July 2012.