Fisheries operations. Best practices to improve safety at sea in the fisheries sector.
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Article 6, paragraph 6.17, of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries recognizes that “States should ensure that fishing facilities and equipment, as well as all fishing activities, allow for safe, healthy and fair working conditions and meet internationally agreed standards adopted by relevant international organizations”. Consequently, following directions from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Committee on Fisheries, the three principle relevant international organizations, FAO, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO), have cooperated in the development of mandatory and voluntary instruments, as well as guidelines for their implementation. Such cooperation was crucial in the revision of Parts A and B of the FAO/ILO/IMO Code of Safety for Fishermen and Fishing Vessels, as well as the in the development of the Voluntary Guidelines for the Design, Construction and Equipment of Small Fishing Vessels and i.....
PublisherFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Series;NrFAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible Fisheries;1, Suppl. 3
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
Manual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
CitationFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (2015) Fisheries operations. Best practices to improve safety at sea in the fisheries sector. Rome, Italy, FAO, 196pp.(FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible Fisheries. No. 1, Suppl. 3.). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-955