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2008/0138(CNS) Outermost regions: management of fishing fleets

Progress: Procedure completed

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead PECH GUERREIRO Pedro (icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL)
Committee Opinion REGI
Lead committee dossier:
Legal Basis:
EC Treaty (after Amsterdam) EC 037, EC Treaty (after Amsterdam) EC 299-p2

Events

2008/12/05
   Final act published in Official Journal
Details

PURPOSE: with respect to the outermost regions, to extend until 31 December 2009 the deadline for the entry into the fishing fleet of the fishing vessels receiving national State aid for renewal and amending Regulation (EC) No 639/2004.

LEGISLATIVE ACT: Council Regulation (EC) No 1207/2008 amending Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 on the management of fishing fleets registered in the Community outermost regions.

CONTENT: the Council adopted a Regulation extending until 31 December 2011 the period allowed to the outermost regions of the EU countries to add extra fleet capacity using public funds. The purpose of the Regulation is to extend the 31 December 2008 deadline laid down in Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 for the derogation which the outermost regions enjoy under Regulation (EC) No 2371/2002 so as to enable vessels for which aid has been granted but which are still under construction to enter the fleet.

The deadline is being extended owing to the late adoption of the legal instrument allowing the Member States concerned to grant this aid and the limited capacity of the shipyards.

Reporting : the Commission will submit to the European Parliament and the Council a report on the implementation of the Regulation no later than 30 June 2012.

ENTRY INTO FORCE: 05/12/2008.

2008/11/28
   EP/CSL - Act adopted by Council after consultation of Parliament
2008/11/28
   EP - End of procedure in Parliament
2008/11/28
   CSL - Council Meeting
2008/11/12
   EC - Commission response to text adopted in plenary
Documents
2008/10/21
   EP - Results of vote in Parliament
2008/10/21
   EP - Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
Details

The European Parliament adopted, by 531 votes to 68 with 12 abstentions, under the consultation procedure, a legislative resolution amending the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 on the management of fishing fleets registered in the Community outermost regions. The report had been tabled for consideration in plenary by Pedro GUERREIRO (GUE/NGL, PT) on behalf of the Committee on Fisheries.

The main amendments adopted – under the consultation procedure – are as follows:

- a new recital states that there are fleets in the outermost regions consisting mainly of ageing vessels (dating back over 30 years in some cases), and it is therefore essential to ensure Community support for those fleets' renewal and modernisation, especially for the small-scale fleets, in order to improve the conditions for conservation of fish and fishermen's working and safety conditions in those regions ;

- one amendment aims to provide a more realistic time horizon with a view to achieving the goals laid down in the Commission proposal. In view of limited shipyard capacity, the extension up to 31 December 2009 as initially proposed does not appear sufficient. Parliament felt that a three-year extension (31 December 2008 - 31 December 2011) was more appropriate;

- by way of derogation from Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999, public aid to modernise the fleet in terms of tonnage and/or power may be granted, within the limits of the specific reference levels provided for in this Regulation

- by way of derogation from Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999, public aid for the renewal of fishing vessels may be granted until 31 December 2009."

- the Commission shall submit to the European Parliament and the Council a report on the implementation of this Regulation until the expiry of the derogations provided for herein. As regards the measures referred to in Article 2 (fleet renewal and modernisation), the Commission shall propose such adjustments as might be required in the light both of the changing socio-economic needs of the regions concerned and of the status of their fish stocks.

Documents
2008/10/20
   EP - Debate in Parliament
2008/10/10
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
Documents
2008/10/10
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
Documents
2008/10/07
   EP - Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
Details

The Committee on Fisheries adopted the report by Pedro GUERREIRO (GUE/NGL, PT) and amended the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 on the management of fishing fleets registered in the Community outermost regions.

The main amendments adopted – under the consultation procedure – are as follows:

- given there are fleets in the outermost regions consisting mainly of ageing vessels (dating back over 30 years in some regions), MEPs consider it essential to ensure Community support for those fleets' renewal and modernisation, especially for the small-scale fleets, in order to improve the conditions for conservation of fish stocks and fishermen's working and safety conditions; the specific measures under this regulation should allow for the special needs of the fisheries sector in those regions;

- MEPs intend to provide a more realistic time horizon with a view to achieving the goals laid down in the Commission proposal. In view of limited shipyard capacity, the extension up to 31 December 2009 as initially proposed does not appear sufficient. A three-year extension (31 December 2008 - 31 December 2011) would seem more appropriate;

- derogations should respect the specific reference limits for fishing capacity defined in the regulation itself;

- by way of derogation, public aid to modernise the fleet in terms of tonnage and/or power may be allocated, within the limits of the specific reference levels provided for in the Regulation;

- by way of derogation, public aid for the renewal of fishing vessels may be granted until 31 December 2009;

- the Commission shall submit to the European Parliament and the Council a report on the implementation of this Regulation up to the expiry of the derogations provided for therein. As regards the measures referred to in Article 2 (fleet renewal and modernisation), the Commission shall propose such adjustments as might be required in the light both of the changing socioeconomic needs of the regions concerned and of the status of their fish stocks.

2008/09/16
   EP - Amendments tabled in committee
Documents
2008/09/15
   EP - Amendments tabled in committee
Documents
2008/09/04
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
2008/08/11
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
2008/07/15
   EP - GUERREIRO Pedro (GUE/NGL) appointed as rapporteur in PECH
2008/07/09
   EC - Legislative proposal published
Details

PURPOSE: to extend until 31 December 2009 the deadline for the entry into the fleet of the fishing vessels receiving national State aid for renewal and amending Regulation (EC) No 639/2004.

PROPOSED ACT: Council Regulation.

CONTENT: Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 on the management of fishing fleets registered in the Community outermost regions (“OR's”) lays down derogations from the entry/exit scheme provided by Article 13 of Regulation (EC) No 2371/2002 on the conservation and sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources under the CFP and from the prohibition to use public funds to modernise or renew the fleet set out in Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999 on Community structural assistance in the fisheries sector.

The deadline for such derogations had been extended for one year following the political agreement reached in the Council on 19 June 2006 concerning the European Fisheries Fund (EFF). However, the late adoption of the Commission's legal instrument allowing Member States concerned to grant State aid, together with the limited capacity of shipyards, has made it impossible to comply with the deadline for the entry into the fleet of the fishing vessels receiving national State aid for renewal by 31 December 2008, as stipulated in Regulation (EC) No 639/2004.

The purpose of this proposal is to extend this deadline by one year (i.e. until 31 December 2009) with a view to allowing the Member States concerned make full use of the agreement reached in 2006.

Documents

Votes

Rapport Guerreiro A6-0388/2008 - am. 9

2008/10/21 Outcome: -: 578, +: 72, 0: 10
CY MT SI EE PT LU LV FI CZ DK IE SK LT BG BE AT EL HU SE RO NL PL FR IT ES GB DE
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Rapport Guerreiro A6-0388/2008 - ams. 10+11

2008/10/21 Outcome: -: 586, +: 65, 0: 11
CY MT PT SI EE LU LV IE LT FI CZ DK SK BG AT BE EL HU SE NL RO PL FR IT ES GB DE
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Rapport Guerreiro A6-0388/2008 - résolution

2008/10/21 Outcome: +: 531, -: 68, 0: 12
DE IT PL ES FR GB RO HU EL PT BE NL SK BG LT AT DK IE FI CZ SI CY EE LV LU MT SE
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AmendmentsDossier
9 2008/0138(CNS)
2008/09/16 PECH 9 amendments...
source: PE-412.222

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  • date: 2008-11-12T00:00:00 docs: url: /oeil/spdoc.do?i=16170&j=0&l=en title: SP(2008)6664 type: Commission response to text adopted in plenary
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  • date: 2008-07-09T00:00:00 type: Legislative proposal published body: EC docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2008/0444/COM_COM(2008)0444_EN.pdf title: COM(2008)0444 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=COMfinal&an_doc=2008&nu_doc=444 title: EUR-Lex summary: PURPOSE: to extend until 31 December 2009 the deadline for the entry into the fleet of the fishing vessels receiving national State aid for renewal and amending Regulation (EC) No 639/2004. PROPOSED ACT: Council Regulation. CONTENT: Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 on the management of fishing fleets registered in the Community outermost regions (“OR's”) lays down derogations from the entry/exit scheme provided by Article 13 of Regulation (EC) No 2371/2002 on the conservation and sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources under the CFP and from the prohibition to use public funds to modernise or renew the fleet set out in Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999 on Community structural assistance in the fisheries sector. The deadline for such derogations had been extended for one year following the political agreement reached in the Council on 19 June 2006 concerning the European Fisheries Fund (EFF). However, the late adoption of the Commission's legal instrument allowing Member States concerned to grant State aid, together with the limited capacity of shipyards, has made it impossible to comply with the deadline for the entry into the fleet of the fishing vessels receiving national State aid for renewal by 31 December 2008, as stipulated in Regulation (EC) No 639/2004. The purpose of this proposal is to extend this deadline by one year (i.e. until 31 December 2009) with a view to allowing the Member States concerned make full use of the agreement reached in 2006.
  • date: 2008-09-04T00:00:00 type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP
  • date: 2008-10-07T00:00:00 type: Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading body: EP summary: The Committee on Fisheries adopted the report by Pedro GUERREIRO (GUE/NGL, PT) and amended the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 on the management of fishing fleets registered in the Community outermost regions. The main amendments adopted – under the consultation procedure – are as follows: - given there are fleets in the outermost regions consisting mainly of ageing vessels (dating back over 30 years in some regions), MEPs consider it essential to ensure Community support for those fleets' renewal and modernisation, especially for the small-scale fleets, in order to improve the conditions for conservation of fish stocks and fishermen's working and safety conditions; the specific measures under this regulation should allow for the special needs of the fisheries sector in those regions; - MEPs intend to provide a more realistic time horizon with a view to achieving the goals laid down in the Commission proposal. In view of limited shipyard capacity, the extension up to 31 December 2009 as initially proposed does not appear sufficient. A three-year extension (31 December 2008 - 31 December 2011) would seem more appropriate; - derogations should respect the specific reference limits for fishing capacity defined in the regulation itself; - by way of derogation, public aid to modernise the fleet in terms of tonnage and/or power may be allocated, within the limits of the specific reference levels provided for in the Regulation; - by way of derogation, public aid for the renewal of fishing vessels may be granted until 31 December 2009; - the Commission shall submit to the European Parliament and the Council a report on the implementation of this Regulation up to the expiry of the derogations provided for therein. As regards the measures referred to in Article 2 (fleet renewal and modernisation), the Commission shall propose such adjustments as might be required in the light both of the changing socioeconomic needs of the regions concerned and of the status of their fish stocks.
  • date: 2008-10-10T00:00:00 type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A6-2008-388&language=EN title: A6-0388/2008
  • date: 2008-10-20T00:00:00 type: Debate in Parliament body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20081020&type=CRE title: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2008-10-21T00:00:00 type: Results of vote in Parliament body: EP docs: url: https://oeil.secure.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=16170&l=en title: Results of vote in Parliament
  • date: 2008-10-21T00:00:00 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P6-TA-2008-503 title: T6-0503/2008 summary: The European Parliament adopted, by 531 votes to 68 with 12 abstentions, under the consultation procedure, a legislative resolution amending the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 on the management of fishing fleets registered in the Community outermost regions. The report had been tabled for consideration in plenary by Pedro GUERREIRO (GUE/NGL, PT) on behalf of the Committee on Fisheries. The main amendments adopted – under the consultation procedure – are as follows: - a new recital states that there are fleets in the outermost regions consisting mainly of ageing vessels (dating back over 30 years in some cases), and it is therefore essential to ensure Community support for those fleets' renewal and modernisation, especially for the small-scale fleets, in order to improve the conditions for conservation of fish and fishermen's working and safety conditions in those regions ; - one amendment aims to provide a more realistic time horizon with a view to achieving the goals laid down in the Commission proposal. In view of limited shipyard capacity, the extension up to 31 December 2009 as initially proposed does not appear sufficient. Parliament felt that a three-year extension (31 December 2008 - 31 December 2011) was more appropriate; - by way of derogation from Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999, public aid to modernise the fleet in terms of tonnage and/or power may be granted, within the limits of the specific reference levels provided for in this Regulation - by way of derogation from Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999, public aid for the renewal of fishing vessels may be granted until 31 December 2009." - the Commission shall submit to the European Parliament and the Council a report on the implementation of this Regulation until the expiry of the derogations provided for herein. As regards the measures referred to in Article 2 (fleet renewal and modernisation), the Commission shall propose such adjustments as might be required in the light both of the changing socio-economic needs of the regions concerned and of the status of their fish stocks.
  • date: 2008-11-28T00:00:00 type: Act adopted by Council after consultation of Parliament body: EP/CSL
  • date: 2008-11-28T00:00:00 type: End of procedure in Parliament body: EP
  • date: 2008-12-05T00:00:00 type: Final act published in Official Journal summary: PURPOSE: with respect to the outermost regions, to extend until 31 December 2009 the deadline for the entry into the fishing fleet of the fishing vessels receiving national State aid for renewal and amending Regulation (EC) No 639/2004. LEGISLATIVE ACT: Council Regulation (EC) No 1207/2008 amending Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 on the management of fishing fleets registered in the Community outermost regions. CONTENT: the Council adopted a Regulation extending until 31 December 2011 the period allowed to the outermost regions of the EU countries to add extra fleet capacity using public funds. The purpose of the Regulation is to extend the 31 December 2008 deadline laid down in Regulation (EC) No 639/2004 for the derogation which the outermost regions enjoy under Regulation (EC) No 2371/2002 so as to enable vessels for which aid has been granted but which are still under construction to enter the fleet. The deadline is being extended owing to the late adoption of the legal instrument allowing the Member States concerned to grant this aid and the limited capacity of the shipyards. Reporting : the Commission will submit to the European Parliament and the Council a report on the implementation of the Regulation no later than 30 June 2012. ENTRY INTO FORCE: 05/12/2008. docs: title: Regulation 2008/1207 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!CELEXnumdoc&lg=EN&numdoc=32008R1207 title: OJ L 327 05.12.2008, p. 0001 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=OJ:L:2008:327:TOC
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  • date: 2008-07-09T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/registre/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2008/0444/COM_COM(2008)0444_EN.pdf celexid: CELEX:52008PC0444:EN type: Legislative proposal published title: COM(2008)0444 type: Legislative proposal published body: EC commission: DG: url: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/maritimeaffairs_fisheries/ title: Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner: BORG Joe
  • date: 2008-09-04T00:00:00 body: EP type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading committees: body: EP responsible: True committee: PECH date: 2008-07-15T00:00:00 committee_full: Fisheries rapporteur: group: GUE/NGL name: GUERREIRO Pedro body: EP responsible: False committee_full: Regional Development committee: REGI
  • date: 2008-10-07T00:00:00 body: EP committees: body: EP responsible: True committee: PECH date: 2008-07-15T00:00:00 committee_full: Fisheries rapporteur: group: GUE/NGL name: GUERREIRO Pedro body: EP responsible: False committee_full: Regional Development committee: REGI type: Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
  • date: 2008-10-10T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A6-2008-388&language=EN type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading title: A6-0388/2008 body: EP committees: body: EP responsible: True committee: PECH date: 2008-07-15T00:00:00 committee_full: Fisheries rapporteur: group: GUE/NGL name: GUERREIRO Pedro body: EP responsible: False committee_full: Regional Development committee: REGI type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
  • date: 2008-10-20T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20081020&type=CRE type: Debate in Parliament title: Debate in Parliament body: EP type: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2008-10-21T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=16170&l=en type: Results of vote in Parliament title: Results of vote in Parliament url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P6-TA-2008-503 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading title: T6-0503/2008 body: EP type: Results of vote in Parliament
  • date: 2008-11-28T00:00:00 body: CSL type: Council Meeting council: Agriculture and Fisheries meeting_id: 2909
  • date: 2008-11-28T00:00:00 body: EP type: End of procedure in Parliament
  • date: 2008-11-28T00:00:00 body: EP/CSL type: Act adopted by Council after consultation of Parliament
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  • body: EP responsible: True committee: PECH date: 2008-07-15T00:00:00 committee_full: Fisheries rapporteur: group: GUE/NGL name: GUERREIRO Pedro
  • body: EP responsible: False committee_full: Regional Development committee: REGI
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