Rules and Regulations

Europe ban on Faeroe Islands herring stock

CMA CGM wishes to inform and alert its customers about a regulation that European Union has decided on August 20th, 2013.


As per Commission Regulation (EU) N° 793/2013, The Faeroe Islands shall be identified as a country allowing non-sustainable fishing of the Atlanto-Scandian herring stock and so it shall be prohibited to introduce into the territory of the European Union, including for transhipment purposes at ports, fish or fishery products made of, or containing Atlanto-Scandian herring (Clupea Harengus) or mackerel (Scomber scombus) - caught under the control of the Faeroe Islands.


Please read official proposal for more information.


For more information, please contact your local CMA CGM office.