DRAFTING. VIGO04 / 12/2013 06:00 H.
This was stated in an international conference on ‘The Fishing Port of the Future’ in Boulogne-Sur-Mer (France), where there was agreement that these conditions are important fish landings and a platform for the processing and marketing of fish . These three requirements are met by Vigo in the opinion of Paul Tourret. He also stressed that the port of Vigo is the first in Europe to transport fish with containers with about 800,000 tons a year, followed by Rotterdam with 450,000. On the other hand, this international meeting, which was also attended by representatives of Denmark, Scotland , and Holland, served to maintain a parallel encounter with the International Organization ‘Blue Fish’. This organization, whose president is Olivier Le Nezet, offered to the Shipowners Cooperative of Vigo (ARVI), the vice president of the same, which was accepted by the president of ARVI, Javier Touza. ‘Blue Fish’ seeks to promote sustainable and responsible fisheries that take into account the social and economic aspects of the regions dependent on fishing in Europe. Therefore, this organization includes, among others, the ports of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Lorient, Viana do Castelo, Coruña and Vigo, as well as several British, Dutch and Danish.