New UK Fishing Gear Restrictions Mapping Service

New UK Fishing Gear Restrictions Mapping Service

The Kingfisher team at Seafish launch free interactive mapping service to help fishers navigate commercial fishing gear restrictions in the UK.

New rules on live shellfish in the pipeline

New rules on live shellfish in the pipeline

A ban on boiling crabs and lobsters alive has moved a step closer after a new report says they should be recognised as ‘sentient’ animals that can feel pain.

Wash fishermen ‘in despair’ call for co-management

Wash fishermen ‘in despair’ call for co-management

Fishermen in the Wash need to be involved in the management of their fisheries in co-working arrangements with Eastern IFCA, George Eustice was told.

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  • Multiple talks on TACs and access continue

    Multiple talks on TACs and access continue

    1st December 2021

    The realities of being a coastal state, with discussions taking place on multiple fronts, were brought into sharp focus last week, with bilateral talks taking place between the UK and both Faroe and Norway, as well as follow-up trilateral meetings…

  • New rules on live shellfish in the pipeline

    New rules on live shellfish in the pipeline

    1st December 2021

    Change to law as new report says shellfish feel pain A ban on boiling crabs and lobsters alive has moved a step closer after a new report says they should be recognised as ‘sentient’ animals that can feel pain, reports…

  • Franson Z-91: State-Of-The-Art New-Build Beamer 

    Franson Z-91: State-Of-The-Art New-Build Beamer 

    26th November 2021

    The new beam trawler from Dutch yard Damen Maaskant incorporates a range of design innovations that will be of interest to UK operators The ABC main engine delivers 882kW to the 3,800mm four-bladed propellor through a 9.872:1 reduction gearbox. Dutch…

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