Fishing Industry News
Fishing Industry News – the latest headlines & stories, plus updates on European fisheries
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has announced the suspension of scallop fishing in designated areas of the North Sea for a four week period starting 20 July
Norwegian pelagic trawlers, Kings Bay and Vendla left Bergen on Friday and together with four other vessels will cover a large area in search of mackerel until 4 August
The Danish Department of Fisheries has announced that they have raised the reimbursement requirement following the review of a number of grant cases under the Marine and Fisheries Development Program during the period 2014-2020.
Kristján Þór Júlíusson, the Icelandic Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, has issued a regulation on the total allowable catch in the Icelandic fishing zone for the next fishing year
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has restarted quayside and sea-based coastal operations to further support the fishing industry through Covid-19.
The UK’s Chief Negotiator, David Frost has issued a statement following the conclusion of the round of negotiations with the EU which began on Monday this week (29 June) in Brussels.
Details of the appeals process for the Fisheries Response Fund (FRF) and how individuals can appeal has been announced by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO)
Michel Barnier has issued a statement following the restricted round of negotiation between the EU and UK over the Future Relationship deal.
It has been reported that commercial shellfish harvesting has ceased along the west and southwest coasts after high levels of toxins were found during routine monitoring
The Isle of Man 2020 queen scallop season began yesterday, Wednesday 1 July, with the same catch limits as was imposed for the 2019 season.
The SFPA is warning the public not to gather shellfish in the Castlemaine Harbour area for personal consumption for the coming weeks due to the presence of a marine toxin,
The International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) has released its advice on Haddock quotas for 2021 for Rockall, the Irish Sea and the North Sea, West of Scotland, Skagerrak
The new Government under Michaél Martin has snubbed the Irish fishing industry in the failure to appoint a Minister for State with Responsibilities for Fisheries.