Fishing Industry News
The Irish South and West Fish Producers Organisation has today proposed a 12-point plan to save the Irish fishing industry …
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.
A Seafarer Wellness Conference to address human factors in the maritime industry will be held in the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) on Thursday, March 26th.
Last week, Parliamentarians and representatives from across the fisheries sector met in Westminster to discuss the socioeconomic challenges and opportunities facing fishing UK communities
The European Parliament Committee on Fisheries (PECH) has elected a new chairperson, Pierre Karleskind, following the departure of former holder, Chris Davies.
A crew was rescued from a stricken fishing vessel on the south-west coast of Ireland in the early hours of this morning after a fire broke out onboard.
There is good news for fishermen fishing for cod and herring in the Baltic Sea as Minister of Fisheries Mogens Jensen is now opening a compensation scheme for fishermen affected by quota cuts, closing periods and the grey seals’ adverse impact on cod in the eastern Baltic.