Fishing Industry News
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Taking back control of fisheries became one of the totemic issues uniting supporters of the campaign for the UK to leave the EU.
The European Commission has announced plans to revise state aid caps in order to those hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis.
A joint fishing sector/government action group has been formed in the UK to work on urgent measures to support the fishing industry through the coronavirus emergency.
The Northern Ireland Fish Producers Organisation (Nifpo) has issued guidelines to their members as they face an uncertain future due to COVID-19.
Cefas are looking for more fishermen to get involved in commissioning science projects that could benefit the industry.
EU ambassadors agreed with the EU Council position on two legislative proposals which will free up funds to tackle the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. Given the urgency of the situation, both proposals were approved without amendments.
Europeche and the European Association of Fish Producers Organisation (EAPO) say are jointly committing to maintaining the supply of seafood and have called on the European Commission to implement a range of actions to help the EU fleet through the COVID-19 crisis.
The Acting General Secretary of European Transport Workers Federation (ETF), Livia Spera sent a letter to Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, about the impact of the COVID-19 virus and the measures taken by the Member States on fishermen and women.
In the past seven-days the COVID-19 pandemic has aggressively changed the landscape of the country but Irish inshore fishermen have been facing an uphill battle since late autumn with foreign markets drying up and falling prices for their product.
The Danish Fisheries Association PO has welcomed the Danish Government’s COVID-19 initiative for small and medium-sized businesses and also calls for the return of VAT and the payment of instalments and loans
The non-governmental organisation (NGO), Our Fish has called the European Union a “laggard” in implementing their commitment to sustainable fisheries.
The Cornish Fish Producers Organisation (CFPO) has released an update to its members as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads advising shorter trips and staggered landings.