Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us

Jiggers anchored in the port of Mar del Plata. (Photo: StockFile)

Labour conflict complicates squid jiggers sailing out

Click on the flag for more information about Argentina ARGENTINA
Friday, January 18, 2013, 23:00 (GMT + 9)

Argentine Association of captains, pilots and skippers criticized the Argentine Chamber of Jigger Fishing Vessels Shipowners (CAPA) for failing to appear at the meeting convened by the Ministry of Labour to discuss a wages increase.

Following this refusal, the guild decided the non-fulfilment of the normal duties at the start of the fishing season of squid (Illex argentinus) on the part of the jigger shipmasters.

According to Jorge Frias, general secretary of the Association, before "the corporate unwillingness in the negotiations, the union confirmed their freedom of action and will apply the corresponding direct measures," Ambito informed.

It was expected that wage increases were discussed during the meeting.

The union proposed its affiliates not to cast off lines until a meeting with fisheries managers is carried out and there is some progress in the dialogue, Pescare reported.

"It is two years we don’t renew the agreement. So far we have had conversations, but we were unable to get anything written on paper," said Frias.

Meanwhile, CAPA representatives argued that the Ministry of Labour had not notified them "in good time".

"We have been talking for a year. Now everything gets out of hands by the early start of the season, but we hope that we will come to an agreement," said the agency spokesman, Guillermo de los Santos.

Meanwhile, the Ministry ordered the book record for 30 days. When the terms expire, the Government will reconvene the parties.

However, the parties are expected to seal a deal before that time.

The Illex squid fishing starts today, 14 days ahead of schedule, because the Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) decided to anticipate the season start.

Related article:

- Areas for squid capture authorized

By Analia Murias


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
Oct 28, 22:30 (GMT + 9):
Spain defends greater increase in bluefin tuna quota
Oct 28, 21:40 (GMT + 9):
Gulf of Cadiz anchovy quota increased over 30 per cent
Oct 28, 21:30 (GMT + 9):
Salmon price status at week 42
Oct 28, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
Diseases threaten aquaculture production in Kerala
Oct 28, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
Diseases threaten aquaculture production in Kerala
New Zealand
Oct 28, 02:30 (GMT + 9):
John West, WWF and MSC partener to ensure tuna fishery future
Oct 28, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
Mackerel catch limit increased
United States
Oct 28, 01:30 (GMT + 9):
Maine could quadruple shellfish farming sector value
Oct 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Qatar’s MEC plans fish farming, aquaculture projects
Viet Nam
Oct 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Vietnam association faces suspension over controversial fish sauce survey
Oct 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - NMC-CREES to open aquaculture wet laboratory in November 2016
Oct 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Authorities discover new species of fish in remote Arunachal district
United States
Oct 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Regulators increase menhaden quota, which could help ease bait fish shortage
Oct 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Cold water enzymes could be extracted from Patagonian toothfish gut for use in laundry detergent
United Kingdom
Oct 28, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Almost a fifth of UK fish landed in Shetland in 2015

Galicia and Cape Verde strengthen fisheries ties
Spain The Undersecretariat of Marine Affairs of Galicia and the Government of Cape Verde pledged to strengthen commercial and fisheries ties.
Shrimp exports maintain a growing trend
Viet Nam Vietnamese shrimp exports maintained a growing trend thanks to the stable demand from major markets and to the global shrimp price also on the rise amid the decline in the global supply of the resource.
Vietnamese seafood exports forecast to exceed USD 7b this year
Viet Nam Vietnamese seafood exports are expected to reach USD 7 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of 5.5 per cent, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters.
Thai Union nominated for 2016 'Stop Slavery Award'
Thailand Thai Union has been nominated for Thomson Reuters Foundation's inaugural Stop Slavery Award in recognition to its efforts to ensure that those working in the industry at large are also protected.
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Nueva Pescanova, S.L. - Group Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
Food Project (Siam) Co., Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. -Headquarter-
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  -Holding Headquarter-
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
Ocean Trawlers Group - Ocean Trawlers HK Ltd.
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2016 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER