• Fishing News Awards 2024: Make your nominations now!

    Fishing News Awards 2024: Make your nominations now!

    5th January 2024

    The countdown is on to the 2024 Fishing News Awards, and nominations are coming in fast. Have you made your nominations yet? The only awards event dedicated to recognising achievement, innovation and success in the UK and Irish commercial fishing…

  • MAIB issues report on Resurgam fatality

    MAIB issues report on Resurgam fatality

    4th January 2024

    The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released its report into the accidental discharge of a fire-extinguishing system onboard the beam trawler Resurgam PZ 1001 in Newlyn harbour on 15 November, 2019, which resulted in one fatality. Twenty-year-old apprentice engineer…

  • Seafish revises proposed levy changes

    Seafish revises proposed levy changes

    4th January 2024

    Twenty-five years after the last change to its levy – the charge paid to Seafish for the majority of seafish products landed or imported into the UK – the body has published its full response to an informal consultation on…

  • Smyth crabber joins Orkney fleet

    Smyth crabber joins Orkney fleet

    3rd January 2024

    Galathea, built for the Orkney crab fishery, arrived home to the small port of Pierowall, on the island of Westray, last month. Brothers Paul and Adam Tulloch, opting to fish for shellfish rather than follow their father Tommy, who for…

  • Have your say on wind power

    Have your say on wind power

    3rd January 2024

    Scientists from Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) are conducting a survey in a bid to hear directly from those in the industry impacted, or worried about being impacted, by offshore wind developments. Although the rush to develop offshore wind has slowed…

  • Scots quota consultation to close next week

    Scots quota consultation to close next week

    2nd January 2024

    The Scottish government consultation on the share-out of additional quota received by the UK post-Brexit, which opened in October, closes on 11 January. The consultation sets out a number of possible allocation mechanisms for the quota, which is the Scottish…

  • UK-Norway deal delivers 30,000t of whitefish stock

    UK-Norway deal delivers 30,000t of whitefish stock

    2nd January 2024

    UK fishermen will be able to fish for 30,000t of whitefish stock in Norwegian waters in 2024 following agreement on fishing opportunities in the bilateral talks between the UK and Norway that concluded on 15 December. Whitefish vessels will also…

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