It has been led by the Port Authority of Vigo and supported by the Cooperative of Fishing Shipowners of the Port of Vigo, the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN), the University of Vigo, and the Institute for Sustainable Business Growth (ICSEM). It has contributed to strengthening skills and lifelong learning in the extractive fishing sector by presenting an analysis of the mismatch between education and the labor market, identifying training deficiencies for current positions, and enabling anticipation of future needs. A total of 13 training pathways have been designed, with a significant impact, providing training to 238 individuals, including 150 professionals in the fishing sector.
• The event, organized by the Nautical Cluster of Ría de Vigo, will take place from September 30th to October 8th at various locations in the Ría. • Sports, culture, leisure, and tradition come together to fill a program that promises not to leave anyone indifferent.
• Strengthens its collaboration with the FAO as a training center for combating illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, reaffirming its commitment to promoting sustainability in the global fisheries sector and ports. • Over the course of three weeks, it will host a total of 16 inspectors from Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, Honduras, Mexico, Uruguay, and Panama. They will learn from international experts as well as teams from the Xunta de Galicia and the General Secretariat of Fisheries about tools and practices that they can apply in their respective countries.
Promoting inclusion and well-being for maritime workers The Port Authority once again vies for the coveted Port Oscars in the 'Community Building' category alongside Stella Maris. The promoters of the Port Welfare Committee aim to extend this initiative worldwide through the FAO's Blue Fishing Ports project.
• The President of Vigo Port Authority, Carlos Botana, met with the Jules Verne Society to explore collaboration avenues and joint efforts to highlight the connection between Julio Verne, Vigo, and its port. • The 5th Jules Verne World Congress will be held in Vigo in 2028, coinciding with the writer's bicentennial.
The PLÁTICAS Project Transfer Day is an event that showcases results and fosters collaboration in the sustainable management of fishing and aquaculture activities along the Spanish Atlantic coast.
• He replaces Jesús Vázquez Almuiña at the helm of the institution. • Hundreds of attendees wanted to support the new port authority leader, including the President of Xunta, Alfonso Rueda; the President of Ports of the State, Álvaro Rodríguez Dapena; and the Conselleiro do Mar, Alfonso Villares. • After taking his oath of office, Botana Lagarón referred to the beginning of "a new era" that will be marked by dialogue and consensus, in which he will prioritize "active listening" to "design innovative solutions" and create "the port of the future."
Register for the Conference "Energy Transition of Ports: Improving Environmental Integration."
The project for the professionalization of the value chain in coastal and deep-sea extractive fishing in the Atlantic region, BlueFishing Training, continues to progress with the organization of sectorial tables for the validation of the training actions to be carried out within the project.
The Nautilus has received more than 7,000 visitors, including the general public, students and scientists.
• The Port of Vigo, the Cooperative of Shipowners (ARVI), the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN), the University of Vigo, and the Institute for Sustainable Business Growth (ICSEM) have joined forces this morning to hold a seminar on the training needs in the fishing sector. • A study, carried out within the framework of the BlueFishing Training project, has identified the training needs and deficiencies in the sector. • A plan for training pathways and three pilot training programs will be designed to enhance skills and lifelong learning. • The Port of Vigo is committed to education and individuals through its European strategy for sustainable blue economy, with projects such as MarENet or the promotion of professional competencies improvement in the maritime fishing field.
• Born under the umbrella of the sustainable blue economy strategy led by the Port Authority since 2016. • It is formed by "fundamental actors" in the maritime world who know the sector and its needs first hand, as well as by social and business groups, institutions and State Security Forces and Corps. • Vázquez Almuiña defends the importance of social sustainability and advocates for "welcoming seafarers as a big family, where no one is from outside". • The conselleira do Mar puts the Port of Vigo as an "example of social responsibility" by betting on the creation of an organization "that places the city at the forefront of port activity".