Fishing Industry Features
Fishing Industry Features from the commercial marine trade
The ‘Amethyst’ BF19 is the newest addition to the Fraserburgh fleet. Built by Mooney Boats Ltd, Killybegs, the ‘Amethyst’ is set to shine.
The EU December Fisheries Council negotiations has been described as difficult by all parties involved as they tried to find a way forward for sustainable fisheries.
“Quite often I will find myself staring down at a box full of stinking bait face splattered with mud, rain streaming down my face…”
Seamus Rogers co-skipper and co-owner on the Ullapool registered ‘Amberlisa’ UL 30 takes the Meet the Skipper quiz. Who else will be willing to take the quiz.
The Irish Commercial Fishing Industry has been an important employer and a crucial food resource for coastal communities for hundreds of years.
Seafish is administering a new scheme which allows UK-registered fishing vessels to recover £200 per item against the cost of purchasing type-approved PFDs fitted with integrated PLBs for their crew.
The SFPA has confirmed a percentage of all catches of pelagic species landed in the State will be weighed upon landing from the start of the 2020 spring pelagic fisheries.
Killybegs Harbour in Co Donegal is the largest fishing port in Ireland boasting some of the most modern companies and fishing vessels in the industry.