Greenpeace International Blacklist

The purpose of this blacklist database is to publicly expose irresponsible fishing operators and the companies behind them.

This database is a convenient tool for national fisheries administrators, and anyone interested to quickly check on the compliance status of a foreign vessel trying to unload its catch in port, seeking services in port, seeking a fishing license or to register or flag in a country. Greenpeace also encourages retailers and suppliers to use the database to ensure the fish they source do not come from pirate fishing vessels or from companies involved in such activities. Read more about the blacklists...


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Update from Senegal: victory for our oceans

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula, Greenpeace Africa | 10 May, 2012 2 comments

Last week, the Senegalese government cancelled all fishing permits for foreign “ pelagic trawlers ,” large fishing vessels that drag nets below the surface of the ocean. This should remind leaders that with political will and...

Pirates of the Pacific

Blog entry by JulietteH | 25 November, 2011 6 comments

Yesterday we found evidence of high seas pirates illegally fishing tuna in the Pacific. The high seas pockets have long been a playground for pirate fishermen making it difficult for surrounding Pacific Island countries to...

CITES: Last Chance for Bluefin Tuna

Publication | 12 March, 2010 at 0:00

Time is running out for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna as commercial mismanagement pushes the species to the brink of extinction.

EXPOSED! Pirates bankrolled by Spanish government

Feature story | 5 March, 2009 at 15:42

We've just presented evidence to the Fisheries Committee of the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) that the Spanish company Vidal Armadores S. A., despite being involved in pirate fishing, received over 3.5 million Euros in Spanish...

Activists lock pirates of Portugal in port

Feature story | 28 October, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace divers have chained the propellers of four vessels with a history of pirate fishing to the quayside in the port of Aveiro. Hoisting a banner demanding "Scrap These Pirates", we're now calling on the Portuguese Minister of Fisheries to...

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