15.11.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 306/3


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1128/2008

of 14 November 2008

amending Council Regulation (EC) No 40/2008 as regards the list of vessels engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries in the North Atlantic

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 40/2008 of 16 January 2008 fixing for 2008 the fishing opportunities and associated conditions for certain fish stocks, applicable in Community waters and, for Community vessels, in waters where catch limitations are required (1), and in particular point 4 of Annex XIII thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

The European Community has, since 1981, been a Party to the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the North-East Atlantic Fisheries (2). Regulation (EC) No 40/2008 lays down the Community provisions implementing the measures decided in that context, including in the Appendix to Annex XIII thereto the list of vessels that have been confirmed by the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) and the North Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (NAFO) as having engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries (IUU list).

(2)

In July 2008, NEAFC made a recommendation to amend the IUU list. Implementation of that recommendation in the Community should be ensured.

(3)

Regulation (EC) No 40/2008 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The Appendix to Annex XIII to Regulation (EC) No 40/2008 is replaced by the text in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the third day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 14 November 2008.

For the Commission

Joe BORG

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 19, 23.1.2008, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 227, 12.8.1981, p. 21.


ANNEX

In Annex XIII to Regulation (EC) No 40/2008 the Appendix is replaced by the following:

‘Appendix to Annex XIII

List of vessels with the following IMO numbers that have been confirmed by NEAFC and NAFO as having engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries

IMO (1) ship identification number

Vessel’s name (2)

Flag State (2)

7436533

ALFA

Georgia

7612321

AVIOR

Georgia

8522030

CARMEN

Ex Georgia

7700104

CEFEY

Russia

8028424

CLIFF

Cambodia

8422852

DOLPHIN

Russia

7321374

ENXEMBRE

Panama

8522119

EVA

Ex Georgia

8604668

FURABOLOS

 

6719419

GORILERO

Sierra Leone

7332218

IANNIS I

Panama

8422838

ISABELLA

Ex Georgia

8522042

JUANITA

Ex Georgia

6614700

KABOU

Guinea Conakry

8707240

MAINE

Guinea Conakry

7385174

MURTOSA

Togo

8721595

NEMANSKIY

 

8421937

NICOLAY CHUDOTVORETS

Russia

8522169

ROSITA

Ex Georgia

7347407

SUNNY JANE

 

8606836

ULLA

Ex Georgia

7306570

WHITE ENTERPRISE

 


(1)  International Maritime Organisation.

(2)  Any changes of names and flags and additional information on the vessels are available on the NEAFC website: www.neafc.org’.