SWFPA crew welfare pilot set to launch in July

SWFPA crew welfare pilot set to launch in July

A scheme to enable UK vessel owners to provide assurance that their foreign crews are not being exploited is expected to start this summer.

Fish supplies disrupted by Faroe strike

Fish supplies disrupted by Faroe strike

The ongoing strike in Faroe saw a number of Faroese landings into Scrabster, following on from the first landing by the former Aalskere.

12 Silk Handkerchiefs: Remembering Hull’s safety pioneers

12 Silk Handkerchiefs: Remembering Hull’s safety pioneers

The Seafarer’s Charity hosted a performance of 12 Silk Handkerchiefs, a commemoration of the Triple Trawler Tragedy that rocked Hull in 1968.

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  • SFF hustings sets out fisheries manifestos

    SFF hustings sets out fisheries manifestos

    20th June 2024

    Held a stone’s throw from Holyrood, the hustings organised by the SFF last week provided an opportunity to ask Scotland’s political parties about issues where Westminster retains powers, and hear them spell out what their parties would do to support…

  • Irish fishing organisations unite to drive change

    Irish fishing organisations unite to drive change

    20th June 2024

    Five Irish fishing producing and processing organisations have come together to demand change at national and EU level. In a joint statement, issued after a full day’s collaboration in Dublin, the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation (KFO), Irish Fish Producers’ Organisation (IFPO),…

  • Call for shareholders to reopen Plymouth auction

    Call for shareholders to reopen Plymouth auction

    19th June 2024

    Plymouth Fishing and Seafood Association (PFSA) is looking at the feasibility of reopening the Plymouth fishmarket. The market closed recently with the winding up of Plymouth Trawler Agents (PTA), and fish is currently being sent for sale to Brixham and…

  • New rules on Brexit quota share-out for Scotland

    New rules on Brexit quota share-out for Scotland

    18th June 2024

    The Scottish government has set out how it intends to allocate the additional quota Scotland has received as a result of Brexit. This follows a consultation that ran from November 2023 to January 2024, which offered seven different options for…

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