A statement released by a group of nine UK Fish Producer Organisations claims that the drop in the market for nephrops due to the COVID-19 crisis has compounded an already probelmatic oversupply situation in the UK shellfish sector.
The Danish Fisheries Association has welcomed the government’s announcement to increase the sandeel quota by 10% for 2020.
Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation, Chief Executive Sean O’Donoghue spoke ealier today to RTÉ Radio One’s Morning Ireland over his concerns that Michel Barnier’s stance on the EU-UK Future Negotiations is beginning to soften.
Peterhead Fish Market is set to increase capacity in a phased manner in line with Scottish Government advice on Phase 1 of the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions from 28 May.
Minister for the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has responded to the criticism levelled at him over his handling of the Irish fishing industry during the current COVID-19 crisis.
The Norwegian sandeel fleet has now landed 121,304 of their 250,000 tonne quota with only four weeks left until the close of the 2020 season.