Fishing Industry News
The £10 million Scottish Seafood Business Resilience Fund for seafood processors has been welcomed by the Scottish Seafood Association.
The Welsh Rural Affairs Minister, Lesley Griffiths, to Wales’ has released a video today to thank and reassure fishers and all involved in Wales’ seafood industry.
Norges Sildesalgslag (Norwegian Fishermen’s Sales Organisation for Pelagic Fish) has reported that their blue whiting fishery and the plant operations are running as normal.
The Scottish Pelagic Fishermen’s Association (SPFA) has announced the end of the blue whiting fishing for the Scottish pelagic fleet.
Seafish have announced that they have received over 900 applications for their ‘Critical Worker Certificate’ since the initiative was launched last week.
Europeche and the EAPO have called on EU Commissioner, Virginijus Sinkevičius to re-examine the support package announced last week by the EU Commission.
The NFFO says that the process of compensating salmon fishermen for the premature closure of the drift net fishery is being delayed due to the impact of COVID-19.
The Isle of Man seafood industry will be welcoming the news that the Tynwald Parliament has approved a scheme to help to help fishers and processors through the current COVID-19 crisis.
Brim hf., one of Iceland’s largest fish processing companies has reported a lot of haddock even though they are avoiding their traditional grounds.
The draught Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard has now been approved by both Seafish and Global Seafood Assurance Boards.
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published the findings of acoustic seal deterrent trials undertaken in an inshore gill net fishery.
Friend of the Sea, a project of the World Sustainability Organisation, has published version v.4 of its Wild Caught Standard and v.2 of its Audit Guidance.