Fishing Industry News
Fishing Industry News – the latest headlines & stories, plus updates on European fishing industry
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The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has revealed that there are now over 1,300 registered users of their catch recording device in the under 10 metre fisheries sector.
A Herring boom on the Norway coast has caused the Directorate of Fisheries to ban day fishing.
The EU Commissioner with responsibility for Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius has called for urgent action by Member States on the increasing trend of dolphins and other marine wildlife being killed as bycatch in fisheries.
RTÉ has reported that Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 117 was involved in the medevac of a fisherman from a Faroes trawler.
Icelandic pelagic trawlers like the MV ‘Vikingur’ are making marathon 800 mile round trips to the south-west of Ireland to fish for Blue Whiting
Two men have recently appeared in court on charges relating to illegal net fishing for salmon on the lower River Nore.
The Young Seafood Leaders’ Network has achieved an important milestone with the sign-up of its 100th member.
Hampiðjan, the Icelandic fishing gear giant, has agreed to acquire an 80% holding in Jackson Trawls and Jackson Offshore Supply.
The Fisheries Secretariat (FishSec), a non-profit organisation for sustainable fisheries in Europe, believes a recent study on the effects of bottom trawling could reveal the reason for Cod shortages, especially in the Baltic Sea.
Seafish has appointed Jon Parker as chair of the Seafish Wales Advisory Committee (SWAC), a position he will take-up with immediate effect.
In a recent blog on their website, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Fisheries (FisheriesAPPG) examined the new Fisheries Bill and in their assessment the Bill covers significant changes from it’s predecessor.
Fisheries Minister Mr Edwin Poots, has vowed to fight for the Northern Ireland fishing industry and support its growth as he visited Kilkeel Harbour today.