PFA and Greenpeace sign MoU on sustainable pelagic fisheries
31 August 2016
The Pelagic Freezer-trawler Association (PFA) and its member companies Parlevliet & Van der Plas, Cornelis Vrolijk and W. van der Zwan, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Greenpeace. Shared objective is to achieve a sustainable (pelagic) fisheries, such as the herring and mackerel fishery, and a healthy balance between fisheries and the marine environment. PFA will not explore until now unfished areas in the Arctic and Antarctic regions.
The agreements in the MoU recognize the leading role of the PFA:
PFA and Greenpeace will entertain an ongoing dialogue on all issues listed in the MoU.
The duration of the agreement is set at ten years.
Picture taken by Nina Slagmolen: