The Recommendation by ICCAT on Port State measures to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing [Rec. 18-09] requires CPCs wishing to grant access to their ports to foreign fishing vessels shall to designate their ports to which foreign fishing vessels may request entry pursuant to this Recommendation and the ICCAT Secretariat to establish and maintain a register of designated ports.
The ICCAT Record of Authorised Ports contains the lists of ports authorised to receive foreign vessels designated by each CPC.
Recommendation by ICCAT Establishing a Multi-Annual Management Plan for Bluefin Tuna in the Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea [Rec. 18-02] requires that each ICCAT Contracting Party, Cooperating non-Contracting Party, Entity or Fishing Entity fishing (CPC) for eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna to designate ports in which transhipping of bluefin tuna is authorised and ports in which landing of bluefin tuna is authorised. Each CPC shall communicate a list of these ports to the ICCAT Secretariat as part of the annual fishing plan. For a port to be determined as designated port, the Port state shall specify permitted transhipping times and places or/and permitted landing times and places.
The ICCAT Record of Authorised Ports contains the lists of ports in which landing and/or transhipment of BFT-E is authorised.
The Recommendation by ICCAT replacing the Recommendation [13-04] and Establishing a Multi-annual Recovery Plan for Mediterranean Swordfish [Rec. 16-05] requires that each CPC shall designate ports in which landing Mediterranean swordfish is authorized and communicate a list of these ports to the ICCAT Secretariat by 1 March each year. For a port to be determined as designated port, the port State shall specify permitted landing times and places.
The ICCAT Record of Authorised Ports contains the lists of ports in which landing of Mediterranean swordfish is authorised.