Fishing Industry News
Europeche has said that the fishing industry welcomes the European Union’s support to overcome the socio-economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
The EU Commission has announced that it welcomes the quick adoption by the EU Parliament and the Council, of its initiative to modify the EMFF
Blue Whiting fishing in the grey area south of the Faeroe Islands has finally begun with after the fleet waiting for over ten days for their arrival.
The announcement of further funding for the Scottish seafood industry brings the total COVID-19 funding from the Holyrood Parliament to a total of £22.5m.
The news has just been announced that MEPs adopted in plenary additional measures providing support to EU fishers and aquaculture farmers severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seafish has created ‘critical worker certificates’ which is a document that can be issued on request for fishermen and other key workers in seafood businesses.
After intense political activity, and in some quarters mounting despair, the UK Government has overnight announced a package of financial support for the English fishing industry.
The UK Government has announced £10 million in financial support which includes assistance for the English fishing industry impacted by the COVID-19 crisis
A German beam trawler has become the latest fishing vessel to convert to the electric-pulse fishing system even though the EU has effectively banned the system.
The Norwegian Government has told Fiskebåt that there will be no deferral of the new scheme for payment of CO2 tax in 2020.
The Blue Whiting fleet are currently sitting in the grey zone at the southern end of the Faroese EEZ, waiting for the shoal to make their usual appearance on its annual migration north.
The NFFO has said that it continues to ratchet up the political pressure on the UK Government for a financial support package for the English fleets.