Fishing Industry News
To help simplify and improve local navigation markings for the safety of all marine users, Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, in association with the Commissioners of Irish Lights (CIL) today (Thursday 27 February) launched a new standard operating procedure.
Recognised, respected and rewarded: Aktea meeting hears calls for a fair treatment and a voice for women in fisheries and aquaculture
Electronic monitoring and tracking of vessels is part of a package of measures being taken to protect Scotland’s inshore fleet.
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has revealed that there are now over 1,300 registered users of their catch recording device in the under 10 metre fisheries sector.
A Herring boom on the Norway coast has caused the Directorate of Fisheries to ban day fishing.
The EU Commissioner with responsibility for Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius has called for urgent action by Member States on the increasing trend of dolphins and other marine wildlife being killed as bycatch in fisheries.
RTÉ has reported that Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 117 was involved in the medevac of a fisherman from a Faroes trawler.
Icelandic pelagic trawlers like the MV ‘Vikingur’ are making marathon 800 mile round trips to the south-west of Ireland to fish for Blue Whiting
Two men have recently appeared in court on charges relating to illegal net fishing for salmon on the lower River Nore.
The Young Seafood Leaders’ Network has achieved an important milestone with the sign-up of its 100th member.
Hampiðjan, the Icelandic fishing gear giant, has agreed to acquire an 80% holding in Jackson Trawls and Jackson Offshore Supply.
The Fisheries Secretariat (FishSec), a non-profit organisation for sustainable fisheries in Europe, believes a recent study on the effects of bottom trawling could reveal the reason for Cod shortages, especially in the Baltic Sea.