Fishing Industry News
Fishing Industry News – the latest headlines & stories, plus updates on European fisheries
The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA), acting on information from a member of the public, seized 86 illegally caught lobsters from a recreational fisherman in the South East
The entry into force of IMO’s Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety will be crucial for improved safety at sea for fishers and will support the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.
The Marine Conservation Society are urging consumers not to eat trawler caught cuttlefish from the English Channel as the stock has been red rated
Met Éireann and the Met Office UK have issued overnight gale warnings with severe wind warnings in place for the morning.
The Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries has announced a catch allocation of over 300 tonnes for the bluefin tuna fisheries in 2020.
Our Fish along with several other non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has called for the European Commission to introduce Remote Electronic Monitoring on fishing vessels in the EU.
The Fisheries Secretariat has announced the awarding of two years funding for advocacy work by the Waterloo Foundation in order to strengthen the management and conservation of European eel, and ultimately aid its recovery.
Plymouth, on the south coast of England aims to become the ‘new epicentre’ of English fishing as Plymouth Council hopes a new draught Plan for Sustainable Fishing will revitalise the industry in the city.
The Marine Accident Investigation Board (MAIB) has issued a bulletin to fishing vessel owners after a fatal accident on board the ‘Resurgam’ PZ 1001 on the 15 November 2019.
The UK’s new status as an independent coastal state was widely recognised at a recent seminar held at the North Atlantic Seafood Conference in Bergen.
The inaugural South Western Fish Producer Organisation (SWFPO) Ltd Business and Human Rights Audit dated 10 January 2019 through the Human Rights at Sea independent platform has been made public.
The ‘Fishing for Litter’ scheme, recently launched by the Isle of Man Government, has seen it’s first bags of marine litter being landed by a local fisherman.
The Shannon-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 115 was involved in a medevac from a Dutch super trawler 170 nautical miles west of Loop Head.