Fishing Industry News
A public consultation on Seafood Development Programme 2021-27 has been launched as the current Programme nears its end.
The search for a missing fisherman off the south-east coast of Ireland has been stood down for the night due to failing light and deteriorating weather conditions.
The news from the Kilmore Fishing Quay Fleet is that the search for the missing crew member of a fishing boat from their fleet remains ongoing.
DAFM Minister, Michael Creed, TD welcomed the increase in trawlers and other fishing boats now signed up to Ireland’s Clean Oceans Initiative.
The 2018 implementation report of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) is now available.
Jim Portus, the CEO of the SWFPO based in Devon, gives his reaction to the outcome of the December Fisheries Council meeting which took place between December 16 & 17 last.
The Agriculture & Fisheries Council reached a political agreement on a regulation concerning the 2020 catch limits for the main commercial fish stocks in the Atlantic & the North Sea.
Elspeth Macdonald, chief executive of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF), said the main damage for the Scottish industry was the 50% cut in Cod
“Challenging outcome for the Scottish industry”. The traditional end-of-year European Union fishery negotiations have concluded with agreement on a range of quotas and management measures.
The KFO has said that the December meeting in Brussels has delivered a reasonable overall result on certain key stocks but has upheld misguided proposals on others.
EU Agreement has been reached on setting sustainable quotas for fish stocks following intensive negotiations in Brussels.
The Fishing Daily looks at the best trawl doors manufacturers in Europe for bottom trawling, semi-pelagic and pelagic trawlers.