Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries is said to have inked an order for two 9,000-teu containerships from a Singapore-based shipowner.
Reformation of the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has begun with informal discussions amongst fisheries ministers in Vigo, Spain.
The fisheries ministers of 27 countries expect to conclude negotiations within 15 months.
Reforms are crucial due to low fish stocks. Analysts criticised the EU for overfishing in its own waters and then plundering stocks in other fisheries around the world. They have called for fewer boats and the introduction of more marine reserves in which fishing is prohibited..