Fishing Industry News
Fishing Industry News – the latest headlines & stories, plus updates on European fisheries
Investigating commercial fishing vessel accidents continues to be a significant part of the Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s (MAIB) work, …
The seafood industry in Wales have come up with an innovative idea which they hope will make Welsh lobsters stand out in the crowd with the launch of a ‘branded claw band’ scheme.
The new Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), Barry Cowen, TD has stated his ambition for the Irish fishing industry in a press release today.
On Friday, 26 June, Scottish fishing industry representatives met with David Frost, the UKG’s lead negotiator on Brexit, in advance of the intensified negotiations between the UK and EU that start today, 29 June.
The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) has announced that a small delegation from the Federation have recently met remotely with the UK’s Chief Negotiator, David Frost.
The 2020 Icelandic mackerel season is set to start in earnest tomorrow, 1 July, with the Icelandic government setting a quota 152,141 tonnes to be caught by the pelagic fleet.
“Do we have a future in Bornholm?” That is the question being asked by the fishing fleet of Bornholm whose livelihoods have been severely impacted by the closure of the Baltic Sea Cod fisheries.
Fianna Fáil Deputy, Barry Cowen TD, has been appointed as the new Minister for Agriculture and the Marine by newly-elected Taoiseach, Micheál Martin.
Pelagic stocks in the North-East Atlantic is a vital food source with many coastal states benefitting from the abundance of species such as mackerel, herring and blue whiting.
The Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Seafood has extended the snow crab season until 10 July, giving the fishermen nine extra days before the fishing closes, similar to last year when the season was also extended.
Wicklow RNLI brought three fishermen to safety Thursday afternoon, 25 June, after their 12-metre vessel developed mechanical problems off the Wicklow coast.
The sinking of the ‘MV Dillon Owen’ at the mouth of Ardglass Harbour, Co Down on the 23rd October 2019 has highlighted the need for Navigation Planning and Exercise Drills.
The Danish Fisheries Authority has selected the Hvide Sande Shipyard to build the board’s new fishery control ship called “New West Coast”.