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  • New film guides for foreign fishing crew

    New film guides for foreign fishing crew

    27th June 2023

    With crew welfare back in the spotlight, a new series of films aims to help first-time foreign crew prepare for life and work onboard UK vessels Eleanor Church of Lark Rise Pictures was commissioned by Waitrose, with support from The…

  • From port to policy: industry views on shellfish management

    From port to policy: industry views on shellfish management

    2nd June 2023

    At last year’s Fisheries Management Plan stakeholder engagement events, fishers and seafood businesses worked with regulators to chart the future direction of shellfish management – and key themes emerged to guide the next stage of the process BY AOIFE MARTIN…

  • George Eustice MP: Don’t let the concrete set!

    George Eustice MP: Don’t let the concrete set!

    19th May 2023

    This week’s Political Podium is by George Eustice MP, the Conservative MP for Camborne and Redruth, who served as fisheries minster from 2015 to 2019… I always remember a representative of the industry once telling a Select Committee in parliament…

  • Fishtek: Scallop lights breakthrough

    Fishtek: Scallop lights breakthrough

    15th May 2023

    A lucky observation during pot light trials has now been developed into a realistic prospect for a new, sustainable fishery The story about ‘scallop discos’ made news way beyond the fishing world in 2022, but behind the headlines, much hard…

  • A Day In The Life Of Fisheries Scientist Richard Buck

    A Day In The Life Of Fisheries Scientist Richard Buck

    5th May 2023

    Share a day in the life of a Cefas fisheries scientist “I had a late night,” said Cefas offshore fisheries observer Rich Buck, at the beginning of our interview. “I was sampling on Brixham market last night. I was there…

  • Welsh fishing industry is facing ‘sea of challenges

    Welsh fishing industry is facing ‘sea of challenges

    3rd May 2023

    The Chief executive of Welsh Fishermen’s Association lays out multiple issues threatening future of local fleet… A combination of multiple factors – Covid, Brexit and the resulting export problems, fuel costs, the MCA under-15m safety code and medical certification requirements,…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Dunbar prawn skipper Rowan Davies

    A Day In The Life Of: Dunbar prawn skipper Rowan Davies

    28th April 2023

    Share a day in the working life of the Dunbar prawn skipper who was named Fishing News Awards Young Fisherman of the Year 2022 For some, being surrounded by plentiful amounts of freshly caught prawns on a daily basis might…

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