The Loughs Agency has announced that interested parties are invited to apply for a licence to fish the 2020/2021 Lough Foyle Native Oyster fishery.
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.
Fishing boats in Kilkeel are gradually returning to sea after seven weeks of tie-up as the Northern Ireland fishing industry gradually look to get back on track.
Northern Ireland based seafood company, Rooney Fish has shipped its first order to China since the COVID-19 pandemic began back in December.
The CEO’s of Northern Ireland’s two fish producers organisations have welcomed the generous £1.5m support package announced by Edwin Poots.
DAERA Fisheries Minister Edwin Poots has announced a substantial £1.5m support package for Northern Ireland’s fishing industry.