Fishing Industry News
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.
Ireland Must Act Swiftly to Take up Available European Emergency Fisheries Funds/ Support says Irish MEP, Grace O’Sullivan
The Irish Islands Marine Organisation (IIMRO), has called for Tailored Emergency Measures for Small Scale Fishers having reported that practically all of their members are tied up at present due to the collapse in the markets for fish.
EU ambassadors have agreed the Council’s position on a proposal to help tackle the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the fishery sector
Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 115 has just completed the task of medevacing a crewman from a Spanish fishing vessel 70 nautical miles south-west of Castletownbere early this evening.
A new grant to support fishing businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has today been announced by the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs.
The Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries wants to hire one vessel over 50 metres to clean up lost fishing gear on the fishing fields from southern Norway to the Barents Sea.
A crew member from the Guardeses Longliners Organization (Orpagu) fishing vessel, the ‘Ribel Tercero’, was medevaced from his ship on Wednesday, 8 April 2020.
Recent years have seen an increase of sea lice appearing on inshore fish stocks, especially in areas where salmon fish farms have become established.
Kristján Þór Júlíusson, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, has signed an amendment on weighing and recording of marine catch.