Outrage at shock Clyde closure

Outrage at shock Clyde closure

Fishermen have expressed shock and dismay at the sudden announcement of a blanket ban on all fishing activities in the Clyde Box for an 11-week period.

Diamond Lives: Wreck And Rescue

Diamond Lives: Wreck And Rescue

110 years ago, a Hull trawler perished when she ran aground. Brian W Lavery tells of the Diamond, the skipper who saved every soul aboard

Europêche slams NGO calls for bottom-trawling ban

Europêche slams NGO calls for bottom-trawling ban

Europêche has called for an urgent meeting with Virginijus Sinkevicius, following the public demonstration by NGOs in Brussels.

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  • Scottish salmon recovery plan launched

    Scottish salmon recovery plan launched

    26th January 2022

    The Scottish government has launched what it describes as an ‘ambitious strategy’ that aims ‘to bring the wild salmon population in Scotland back from crisis point’. The strategy highlights five priority themes for action: improving the condition of rivers; managing…

  • Fishing Within The Law: Points about penalties

    Fishing Within The Law: Points about penalties

    26th January 2022

    Marine lawyer Alistair Tawse answers some common questions about the financial administrative penalties that can be issued by fishery authorities The MMO and the IFCAs essentially share a similar enforcement strategy, which is based around a Financial Administrative Penalty (FAP)…

  • All systems go for Scottish Skipper Expo 2022

    All systems go for Scottish Skipper Expo 2022

    26th January 2022

    Scottish Skipper Expo 2022, which will be held at the new venue of the P&J Live arena in Aberdeen, is set to take place on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 May. Sponsored by the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation, this will be…

  • £1m made available to support Welsh industry

    £1m made available to support Welsh industry

    25th January 2022

    The industry in Wales is being invited to submit applications to a £1m fund, intended primarily to help mitigate the ongoing impact of Covid, and help the industry adapt to the rapidly changing market conditions for seafood products. The funding…

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