Tools for Fishing Fleet Management

15-03-2010

This briefing document focuses on the basic principals of fleet capacity and capacity management and examines how fleet capacity is managed in a number of non-EU countries; Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United States of America, Norway and Iceland. It aims at providing a support tool for the Members of the EP's Committee on Fisheries providing knowledge on instruments for fishing fleet management as used in different non-EU countries in comparison with the EU fishing fleet management scheme.

This briefing document focuses on the basic principals of fleet capacity and capacity management and examines how fleet capacity is managed in a number of non-EU countries; Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United States of America, Norway and Iceland. It aims at providing a support tool for the Members of the EP's Committee on Fisheries providing knowledge on instruments for fishing fleet management as used in different non-EU countries in comparison with the EU fishing fleet management scheme.