El Servicio Nacional de Pesca is a public body under the Ministerio de Economía, Fomento y Turismo, whose mission is to monitor compliance with fishing regulations, aquaculture, health and environmental, as well as international agreements that regulate the activity, in order to conserve aquatic resources and help ensure sustainable development of the sector.
To fulfill this purpose, the centralized service is territorially decentralized in 15 regional offices, a National Office located in the city of Valparaiso, a coordination office located in the city of Santiago, 17 offices and provincial and communal character 9 1 in the Terminal Pesquero Santiago, a total of 44 offices throughout the country.
Court appoints liquidators for China Fishery Hong Kong
The High Court of Hong Kong has appointed provisional liquidators for China Fishery Group following a winding up request filed by HSBC bank, a lender of the Chinese group.
McDonald's Spain supports tuna sustainability Spain
Pacifical has welcomed the decision taken by McDonald's Spain to include its Marine Stewardship Council certified skipjack tuna on its national menu as part of the chain’s global commitment to sustainable fishing practices.