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  • Boat of the Week: Innsfallen FY 46

    Boat of the Week: Innsfallen FY 46

    23rd January 2018

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Innsfallen FY 46 LOA: 9.96m Built: C Toms & Son Ltd Polruan 1986 Type: Single-rig trawler Home port: Newlyn We’ll be back next week with our latest…

  • New issue: Fishing News 25.01.18

    New issue: Fishing News 25.01.18

    23rd January 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Decisive EU vote to ban pulse beaming • Hull ‘triple trawler tradegy’ remembered • BOTW: Innsfallen FY 46 • Deepening dispute over Isle of Man scallop licence variation • On the…

  • Decisive EU vote to ban pulse beaming

    Decisive EU vote to ban pulse beaming

    23rd January 2018

    But long battle ahead before final decision. MEPs voted by a large majority last week for a ban on electric pulse fishing, reports Tim Oliver. In a full plenary session of the European Parliament, an amendment MEPs had added to…

  • Boat of the Week: Ocean Spray SH 94

    Boat of the Week: Ocean Spray SH 94

    15th January 2018

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Ocean Spray SH 94 LOA: 14.10m Built: C Toms & Son Ltd Polruan 1990 Type: Potter Home port: Bridlington/Scarborough We’ll be back next week with our latest…

  • New issue: Fishing News 18.01.18

    New issue: Fishing News 18.01.18

    15th January 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • ‘Ban electric fishing’ group tells Brussels • First mackerel of the year at Lerwick • BOTW: Ocean Spray SH 94 • Pictorial: Potting on Seahouses shellfish catamaran Standsure • Nostalgia: Hull…

  • ‘Ban electric fishing’ group tells Brussels

    ‘Ban electric fishing’ group tells Brussels

    15th January 2018

    EU Parliament vote this week. A major battle is underway in the EU over pulse beam trawling between inshore fishermen and greens who want it banned, and the Dutch beam trawl sector, reports Tim Oliver. A coalition of EU inshore…

  • OBE for NFFO president Tony Delahunty

    OBE for NFFO president Tony Delahunty

    11th January 2018

    NFFO president Tony Delahunty has been awarded the OBE in the New Year honours for his services to the fishing industry. He was a working fisherman in an under-10m vessel from Selsey until November 2017, has had strong links to…

  • Boat of the Week: Courage SH 170

    Boat of the Week: Courage SH 170

    11th January 2018

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Courage SH 170 LOA: 26.54m Built: Campbeltown Shipyard 1988 Type: Whitefish trawler Home port: Fraserburgh We’ll be back next week with our latest boat focus. Got some…

  • New issue: Fishing News 11.01.18

    New issue: Fishing News 11.01.18

    9th January 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Gove: ‘Shorter Brexit transition period for fishing’ • OBE for NFFO president • BOTW: Courage SH 170 • Crewing problems ‘dire’ warns MPs • Feature: Longlining for Patagonian toothfish from the…

  • Gove: ‘Shorter Brexit transition period for fishing’

    Gove: ‘Shorter Brexit transition period for fishing’

    9th January 2018

    Fishing and markets will be separate. According to Michael Gove, fishing will have a shorter transition period during the Brexit process than the overall agreed period, reports Tim Oliver. Speaking to MPs just before Christmas, the DEFRA Secretary of State…