Update news fishermen

Fishermen struggle to earn living as fuel prices rise

Fishermen are experiencing tough days as they cannot go fishing as fuel prices have become too high. Staying ashore, they have been struggling to survive.

More than half of fishing boats still ashore, need support

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has proposed using the state budget to support fishermen.

Prosperous fishermen in central region face big bank debts

Many successful fishermen in Quang Ngai, Da Nang and Quang Nam have had to sell their land, houses, or fishing boats to pay bank debts.

Da Nang fishermen celebrate big post-storm catches

Fishermen in Danang City and other provinces have returned with bountiful catches after the recent storms ravaged the central region.

Programme upholds ties between Vietnamese coast guards and fishermen

A delegation of Coast Guard Command led by Major General Bui Quoc Oai visited fishermen in Bach Long Vi island district, Hai Phong City from September 15 to 16 under a programme entitled ‘Coast guards as companions of fishermen’.

Fishermen in Binh Dinh fined for illegal fishing

Two fishermen in the southern central province of Binh Dinh have been fined a total VND1.8 billion (USD78,260) for illegal fishing in foreign waters.

Fishermen create mesmerising patterns at sea

Beautiful images of fishermen casting nests were taken in the central province of Phu Yen by photographer and banker Khanh Phan.

Fishermen defend national seas

Favourable weather, low oil prices and bumper catch on the horizon have fishermen eager to sail out to their traditional fishing grounds off the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.

Fishermen stay within Vietnam’s territorial waters

Despite China’s unilateral and unreasonable fishing ban in the East Sea, fishermen in central Vietnam are fishing within the country’s territorial waters in areas where sovereignty has been proven for generations.

Quang Ngai fishermen protecting national sovereignty

Despite unruly actions by China in the East Sea, many Quang Ngai fishing vessels still head out to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagos to fish on traditional fishing grounds, asserting their sovereignty over the seas.

300-year-old temple on Phu Quoc protects fishermen

The 300-year-old Dinh Cau Temple on Kien Giang province’s Phu Quoc island is a place for fishermen to pray for a smooth voyage.

Four fishermen in Kien Giang suffocate to death

Four fishermen have died of asphyxiation after being trapped in a fish storage locker of a vessel off southern Kien Giang Province on Tuesday.

Quang Loi lagoon - a must-visit destination in central VN

Located in Quang Loi commune of Quang Dien district in the central province of Thua Thien Hue, Quang Loi lagoon is an ideal destination for visitors when discovering the Tam Giang lagoon system.

Vietnam needs to take further efforts to regain EC’s “green card”

Vietnam’s fishery sector expects to regain a “green card” from the European Commission after working tirelessly to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (or IUU) fishing. 

Lunar New Year is kind to Vietnamese fishermen

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many fishermen in the central region have reported bumper catches during Tet (the Lunar New Year).

Bumper catches make Tet doubly sweet for fishermen

 VietNamNet Bridge – Fishermen in the central region have seen bumper catches and big profits during Tet (the Lunar New Year).

Deep-sea fishing banned in Formosa spill area

Fishermen from the central provinces, which saw the Formosa spill, have been warned not to catch species living in the deepest levels of the ocean for 20 nautical miles offshore.

Fishermen furious over sub-standard boats

Several fishermen in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh who received loans from commercial banks to buy steel ships under a 2014 Government Decree continue to face boat malfunctions and repair maladies.

NA to keep tabs on fishermen’s compensation

VietNamNet Bridge – A National Assembly (NA) task force will monitor compensation disbursement and implementation of social welfare policies for fishermen and others affected by the mass fish deaths in central Viet Nam last April.

Quang Tri army rescue 13 passengers and fishermen

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thirteen people were rescued yesterday by the local army after their ship broke down and was in high danger of sinking off the central province of Quang Tri.