designated ports

On June 28, 2021, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development issued Decision 2840/QD-BNN-TCTS on the designation and publication of a list of seaports eligible for fishing vessels, transport and transshipment vessels of foreign-caught aquatic products landing at ports for import, temporary import for re-export, and transit of caught aquatic products through the Vietnamese territory.

On November 15, 2018, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development promulgated a Circular No. 21/2018/TT-BNNPTNT on preparation and submission of fishing reports and fishing logbooks; publishing of list of fishing ports designated to issue statement of fishery products processed from catches, and IUU vessel list; validation of catch statements for raw materials and catch certificates.