Fishing Industry News
The Norwegian capelin fishing season is at an end whilst the pelagic fleet turns it’s attention to the blue whiting fishery …
The self-determination Scottish fishermen sought through Brexit is gradually eroding as Westminster seeks to keep EU markets for UK financial sector
Seven Scottish fishermen who died when their boat sank in Isle of Man waters will be remembered on the 20th anniversary of the Solway Harvester tragedy.
The migration route taken by young salmon (smolts) leaving the east coast of Ireland has been discovered for the first time.
The Irish Coast Guard’s three rescue coordination centres managed a total of 2,487 incidents over 2019 showing a slightly drop on 2018 & 2017.
Status Red – Gale Warning issued for Irish coastal waters for Monday as Storm Brendan approchaed the west coast of Ireland from the Atlantic
Sea-fisheries Bill (Amended) 2020 referred to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine for prelegislative scrutiny.
New analysis reveals that intense fishing pressure may have induced genetic changes in Yellowtail Flounder in the Gulf of Maine to favour faster growth and earlier maturation.
The BLOOM Association has claimed that Dutch beam trawlers using electric pulse fishing equipment are still operating illegally.
Reports this evening have conveyed that the Naval Services Diving Section (NSDS) are concentrating on an area ten nautical miles south-west of Hook Head as the search continues for missing skipper Mr William Whelan.
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) expects the following rules will apply to the commercial bass fisheries for 2020.
An MAIB report has concluded that alcohol and a modified hatch from the wheelhouse to the deck below could have contributed to the death of the skipper on the Armetis FR809 at Kilkeel harbour.
The ‘Amethyst’ BF19 is the newest addition to the Fraserburgh fleet. Built by Mooney Boats Ltd, Killybegs, the ‘Amethyst’ is set to shine.