Fishing Industry News
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The Scottish Government says that it is investing in coastal communities with extra supports for ports and harbours
An expert paper produced by the Shetland Fishermen’s Association has cast serious doubts about the method used to assess the sustainability of fish stocks.
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) will continue with the implementation of the Catch Recording Device (CatchApp) despite scathing criticism from fishermen.
Forecasters have advised that a Status Orange Marine Warning remains in place for Coastal Areas on the Irish coast with severe gales warnings issued for the UK coasts.
Poor weather conditions are hampering fishing efforts right around the coast today as Storm Ciara continues to have effect.
It is believed that drones have the potential to be a game changer in air & sea rescue missions in the future.
The Scottish Seafood Summit will return to Aberdeen on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 April 2020 following a successful inaugural event last year.
A summary report on the Northern Ireland Gear Trials Project 2019 has been released looking at the use of selective gear trials in the North Channel.
Met Éireann is forecasting a period of unsettled icy weather for next week as ‘Storm Ciara’ continues to influence conditions.
The United Kingdom looks set to beef-up their Fisheries Protection Fleet by up to 24 vessels according to reports in national papers.
Met Éireann has issued a Status Red Gale Warning for south to southwest gales or strong gales on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish Sea today. Winds reaching storm force 10 on coastal waters from Slyne Head to Erris Head to Malin Head and possibly touching violent storm force 11 for a time this afternoon.
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) in the UK has announced the arrival of two new state-of-the-art aircraft which will boost the lifesaving search and rescue missions.
The Kingfisher team from Seafish has released the latest updates of FishSAFE and KIS-ORCA datasets – a valuable navigation resource for fishermen.