Fishing Industry News
The Marine Accident Investigation Board (MAIB) has issued a bulletin to fishing vessel owners after a fatal accident on board the ‘Resurgam’ PZ 1001 on the 15 November 2019.
The UK’s new status as an independent coastal state was widely recognised at a recent seminar held at the North Atlantic Seafood Conference in Bergen.
The inaugural South Western Fish Producer Organisation (SWFPO) Ltd Business and Human Rights Audit dated 10 January 2019 through the Human Rights at Sea independent platform has been made public.
The ‘Fishing for Litter’ scheme, recently launched by the Isle of Man Government, has seen it’s first bags of marine litter being landed by a local fisherman.
The Shannon-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 115 was involved in a medevac from a Dutch super trawler 170 nautical miles west of Loop Head.
Quota Management Groups will replace Fish Producer Organisations under new arrangements for managing quotas which are being trialled in Scotland’s fisheries.
Landings by UK fishing vessels, home and abroad, decreased last year by eleven per cent Fisheries Administration figures have revealed.
Cefas has launched a campaign to raise awareness within the fishing community of the threat to native species from the non-native species of lobster, the American lobster.
The Fishermen’s Mission, in partnership with Vision Express, are offering fishing men and women the opportunity of a free eye test.
Norway exported 216,000 tonnes of seafood for NOK 9.3 billion (approx €89m) in February. This is a six per cent reduction in volume and an increase in value of NOK 1.4 billion (approx €13m), or 17 per cent, compared with February last year.
An unfortunate fishing vessel had to be towed back to harbour twice in two days by the RNLI lifeboat based at Fishguard in Wales.
The European Union negotiating team led by Michel Barnier, came away today from the first round of Brexit talks stating that there were ‘very serious’ differences between the EU and the UK.