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  • NEW ISSUE: FISHING NEWS 07.03.17

    NEW ISSUE: FISHING NEWS 07.03.17

    7th March 2017

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • ‘No Sell-out’ Assurance with for fishing industry in Brexit negotiations • Discards ban threat to MSC certification • Anger as NI vessels allowed inside Ireland’s 6-mile limit without industry consultation •…

  • North of Tyne Fisheries Local Action Group launch

    7th March 2017

    For the first time, the North of Tyne fishing sector has a Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG). The FLAG is one of six selected in England who each have £800,000 of European Maritime Fisheries Funding from the Marine Management Organisation.…

  • Discards ban threat to MSC certification

    Discards ban threat to MSC certification

    6th March 2017

    The landing obligation/discards ban could represent ‘the biggest push for more selective fishing in the European Union in the history of the CFP’, according to a recent study, reports Tim Oliver. But the study also says that probable weak implementation…

  • £8m of EU and Scottish Government funding for seafood sector

    £8m of EU and Scottish Government funding for seafood sector

    2nd March 2017

    Sea fisheries, aquaculture and processing businesses will receive more than £8m of EU and Scottish government funding, including £1.6m for projects in Shetland, to boost growth, protect jobs and develop sustainability. The latest round of the European and Maritime Fisheries…

  • Fishing News Awards 2017 Shortlists Announced

    Fishing News Awards 2017 Shortlists Announced

    1st March 2017

    After a busy week, the nominations for the Fishing News Awards 2017 have been whittled down into shortlists for each of the 12 categories. With three times the number of nominations of last year, these shortlists represent every corner of the…

  • High Winds Caused Variable Whitefish Markets at Peterhead Last Week

    High Winds Caused Variable Whitefish Markets at Peterhead Last Week

    1st March 2017

    Severe north-westerly gales in the middle of last week skewed whitefish landings at Peterhead, where over half of the weekly total of 26,410 boxes were landed before sea conditions rapidly deteriorated, reports David Linkie. Eight boats, Challenge, Farnella, Tranquility, Carina,…

  • NEW ISSUE: FISHING NEWS 02.03.17

    NEW ISSUE: FISHING NEWS 02.03.17

    28th February 2017

    This week in Fishing News you will find:   • Threat to clean Brexit • Fishing News Awards 2017 shortlist announced • Row over scallop fishery VMS costs • NFFO message to owners: ‘Make use of EMFF funds’ • Feature: MCA National…

  • Heroes of the Waves – Fleetwood RNLI

    Heroes of the Waves – Fleetwood RNLI

    23rd February 2017

    Lifeboats have sailed into the history books all along the Fylde coast of Lancashire. Above: The former Fleetwood Ann Letitia Russell on the slipway of the old seafront lifeboat house before being withdrawn from service in 1976. This boat has now…

  • Port record smashed at Brixham

    Port record smashed at Brixham

    23rd February 2017

    The beam trawler William of Ladram E 33 broke the record for the earnings for an individual boat at Brixham Trawler Agents (BTA) on Wednesday morning of last week by grossing just over £75,000. Above: William of Ladram broke the port…

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