Navy patrol boats off Jersey as French threaten blockade

Navy patrol boats off Jersey as French threaten blockade

Two Royal Navy patrol boats were stationed off Jersey on Thursday morning as a fleet of an estimated 70 to 80 French fishing vessels stood off St Helier.

No deal with Norway hits whitefish fleet

No deal with Norway hits whitefish fleet

Industry leaders on both sides of the Scottish border have warned of a very tough year ahead for whitefish boats after the UK and Norway failed to reach agreement on fisheries opportunities for 2021.

Courageous: New 28.1m whitefish stern trawler joins Whalsay fleet

Courageous: New 28.1m whitefish stern trawler joins Whalsay fleet

The crew of Courageous LK 470 quickly started to prove the fishing credentials of their new vessel earlier this month reports Dave Linkie...

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  • ‘ICES-plus’: Improving scientific advice in Scottish fisheries management

    11th May 2021

    The Shetland Fishermen’s Association and Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association set out how ICES scientific stock assessments could be checked and improved Foreword The Scottish fishing industry accepts that fisheries management should be informed by scientific advice. It should never…

  • No deal with Norway hits whitefish fleet

    No deal with Norway hits whitefish fleet

    10th May 2021

    No access to Norwegian waters or quota transfers  Industry leaders on both sides of the Scottish border have warned of a very tough year ahead for whitefish boats after the UK and Norway failed to reach agreement on fisheries opportunities…

  • Navy patrol boats off Jersey as French threaten blockade

    Navy patrol boats off Jersey as French threaten blockade

    7th May 2021

    Two Royal Navy patrol boats were stationed off Jersey on Thursday morning as a fleet of an estimated 70 to 80 French fishing vessels stood off St Helier, reports Tim Oliver. They were threatening to blockade the port in retaliation…

  • All coming out in the Wash

    All coming out in the Wash

    7th May 2021

    The approaching expiry of the Wash Fishery Order has brought the growing disquiet about local fishery management to a head. John Worrall reports… There is a funny smell around the doings of Eastern IFCA. It isn’t the whiff of rotting…

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