Fishing Industry News
The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has written to Secretary of State, George Eustice MP, to summarise the key findings from its inquiry on access to UK fisheries post-Brexit.
The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisation (NFFO) in the UK has announced that they have opened a dialogue with the Government in regards to the current Corvid-19 situation.
UK fishing vessels landed 390,489 tonnes of fish worth £720.6m into fishing ports around the UK in 2019.
The Department for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has announced in a statement that they are working closely with the Department of Health and with other Departments, as part of a whole of Government response to Covid-19.
Young fishermen in Denmark will benefit under a new agreement which will increase their financial security in their retirement years.
The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisation (NFFO) has announced that the newly formed Shellfish Industry Advisory Group met recently in London for its second meeting to plan out its work programme.
The European Commission has proposed to use monies from the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) to provide aid to those in the fishing industry affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Atlantic blue whiting fisheries continue off the south-west of Ireland despite being hampered by poor weather conditions.
Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has published a report on fishing gear trials that has been conducted by their Fisheries Conservation team.
Shadow Environment Secretary, Luke Pollard MP has expressed concerns that a no-deal Brexit could create huge difficulties for the fishing industry in the UK.
The entry into force of IMO’s Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety will be crucial for improved safety at sea for fishers and will support the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.
The Marine Conservation Society are urging consumers not to eat trawler caught cuttlefish from the English Channel as the stock has been red rated