Norway and Faroe increase mackerel quotas by ‘reckless’ 55%

Norway and Faroe increase mackerel quotas by ‘reckless’ 55%

Massive unilateral mackerel quota grabs by Norway and Faroe have been widely condemned throughout the UK and European pelagic fishing sector.

EU-UK deal will allow quota swaps

EU-UK deal will allow quota swaps

The UK and EU have agreed a fisheries deal that will set TACs for jointly managed stocks for 2021.

The Nicola Faith recovered from seabed

The Nicola Faith recovered from seabed

The Nicola Faith, which sank off the Conwy coast on 27 January with the loss of her three crew, has been raised by the MAIB.

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