Fishing Industry News
The FD Podcast Series 1 Episode 17 – Oliver McBride speaks to Patrick Murphy of the ISWFPO on the Tie-Up Scheme and the Seafood Sector Task Force (SSTF).
New analysis reveals that intense fishing pressure may have induced genetic changes in Yellowtail Flounder in the Gulf of Maine to favour faster growth and earlier maturation.
The BLOOM Association has claimed that Dutch beam trawlers using electric pulse fishing equipment are still operating illegally.
Reports this evening have conveyed that the Naval Services Diving Section (NSDS) are concentrating on an area ten nautical miles south-west of Hook Head as the search continues for missing skipper Mr William Whelan.
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) expects the following rules will apply to the commercial bass fisheries for 2020.
An MAIB report has concluded that alcohol and a modified hatch from the wheelhouse to the deck below could have contributed to the death of the skipper on the Armetis FR809 at Kilkeel harbour.
The ‘Amethyst’ BF19 is the newest addition to the Fraserburgh fleet. Built by Mooney Boats Ltd, Killybegs, the ‘Amethyst’ is set to shine.
The funeral has taken place today of Mr Joe Sinnott, Kilmore, Wexford as the search continues for skipper Willie Whwelan who remains missing.
As the search for missing skipper Willie Whelan enters it’s fourth day, Irish Naval Service divers are due to join the search off the Wexford coast.
This morning’s search for missing Wexford fisherman, Mr William Whelan had been delayed due to poor weather conditions.
The funeral arrangements for Mr Joesph (Joe) Synott (65), Seaview, Kilmore, Co Wexford have been announced.
The search has resumed this morning on the south-east coast for missing fisherman Mr William Whelan who has been missing since Saturday night.
A public consultation on Seafood Development Programme 2021-27 has been launched as the current Programme nears its end.