“EC has to protect lampuki fishermen”

Alex AGIUS SALIBA in the EP in Strasbourg

Maltese fishermen need help during the lampuki season and Tunisian illegal fishing practices need to be stopped.

MEP Alex Agius Saliba is asking the European Commission (EC) to investigate the Tunisian fishing model and the illegitimate exploitation of Maltese fishing equipment.

Alex Agius Saliba stressed that “Life is already hard for the Maltese and Gozitan lampuki fishermen who are constantly pressed by the growing competition from the Italian, Spanish, Greek and Tunisian fishers. But now they also have to live in fear of their lives and livelihood because Tunisian boats are harvesting their catch.”