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  • Fish supplies disrupted by Faroe strike

    Fish supplies disrupted by Faroe strike

    29th May 2024

    The ongoing strike in Faroe saw a number of Faroese landings into Scrabster last week, following on from the first landing by the former Aalskere, now named Vesturvardi, the week before. The landings come as evidence mounts that despite efforts…

  • SWFPA crew welfare pilot set to launch in July

    SWFPA crew welfare pilot set to launch in July

    28th May 2024

    A pilot scheme to enable UK vessel owners to be verified to provide assurance that their foreign crews are not being exploited or subjected to ill-treatment is expected to start in North East Scotland this summer. The scheme, to be…

  • Public Notice: Marine And Coastal Access Act 2009 – NIFCA

    Public Notice: Marine And Coastal Access Act 2009 – NIFCA

    28th May 2024

    SECTIONS 155 & 156 MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009 Notice is hereby given pursuant to the above legislation, Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA) intends to apply to the Minister for the Department of Environment Food & Rural…

  • Tesco to ban Russian fish

    Tesco to ban Russian fish

    27th May 2024

    Speaking anonymously to online seafood news site Undercurrent News, a Tesco insider appears to have confirmed that the company is following its removal of Russian fish from its remaining fresh counters and fresh fish products with a complete ban on…

  • Plymouth catches diverted as auction closes

    Plymouth catches diverted as auction closes

    22nd May 2024

    Arrangements have been put in hand for vessels that would normally sell their fish on the Plymouth auction to sell their catches at Brixham and Newlyn. The Plymouth auction closed on Friday, 17 May after Plymouth Trawler Agents ceased trading.…

  • Fishing News Awards 2024: Meet this year’s winners!

    Fishing News Awards 2024: Meet this year’s winners!

    21st May 2024

    Two hundred and ninety guests attended the gala presentation evening for the Fishing News Awards 2024 to celebrate the achievements of people, companies and organisations across the UK and Irish fishing industry. The awards have grown year on year since…

  • Fishing News Awards guests raise over £2k for charity

    Fishing News Awards guests raise over £2k for charity

    21st May 2024

    The Fishing News Awards took place recently on 8 May in Aberdeen and our charity partner for the awards evening was once again the Fishermen’s Mission, in recognition of the invaluable work they do around our coasts. At the end…

  • Pollack: the case for an ecosystem approach

    Pollack: the case for an ecosystem approach

    30th April 2024

    A new paper from the Cornish Fish Producers’ Organisation argues that a more holistic approach to pollack management could provide stability and a long-term future for the fishery By The Cornish FPO The 2024 zero TAC for pollack in area…

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