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  • Norway cements key role in supply of UK seafood

    Norway cements key role in supply of UK seafood

    16th March 2023

    The Annual UK/Norway seafood summit, held in Fishmonger’s Hall, reconvened last week after a two-year Covid hiatus. It opened with speeches from Norwegian minister for fisheries and ocean policy Bjørnar Skjæran and UK fisheries minister Mark Spencer, in front of…

  • Fish and chip prices up 22% as cod and haddock cost 50% more

    Fish and chip prices up 22% as cod and haddock cost 50% more

    7th March 2023

    The head of one of the UK’s largest fish and chip chains says the soaring price of fish and chips may go even higher. James Lipscombe, chief executive of The Chesterford Group, which runs 38 takeaways and restaurants under several…

  • Scots landings up 11% – but number of fishers down

    Scots landings up 11% – but number of fishers down

    27th May 2022

    Marine Scotland has published the Provisional Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics for 2021, showing an increase of 11% in landings of seafish and shellfish on 2020. The statistics include a summary of provisional data on landings by Scottish-registered vessels, the size…

  • 2022 TACs advice ‘desperate news’ for Scots industry

    2022 TACs advice ‘desperate news’ for Scots industry

    6th July 2021

    Call for reform of ‘flawed’ stock assessment process ICES is recommending a reduction for 2022 in the North Sea cod TAC of 10.3%, and a reduction for North Sea and west coast saithe of 24%, while also advocating huge increases…

  • Historic shared stocks deal

    Historic shared stocks deal

    22nd March 2021

    UK, Norway and EU agree TACs for shared N Sea stocks Big cuts in cod and saithe but more haddock and whiting The UK agreed its first deal as an independent coastal state on Tuesday last week when it reached…

  • Chokes dominate council

    Chokes dominate council

    1st January 2019

    Council moves to avoid chokes as discards ban kicks in Efforts to avoid choke species, particularly those with zero TACs, dominated difficult two-day December council negotiations that brought cuts in some important TACs but increases in others, reports Tim Oliver…

  • ‘Perfect storm’ fish council

    ‘Perfect storm’ fish council

    17th December 2018

    Tough trade-offs to navigate at fisheries council EU fisheries ministers were facing ‘a perfect storm’ as they met to reach agreement on TACs and fishing opportunities for 2019 at this week’s fisheries council, reports Tim Oliver The council was being…

  • Brussels reveals 2019 TACs

    Brussels reveals 2019 TACs

    12th November 2018

    Gains and losses in 2019 TAC proposals Proposed TACs for 2019 show increases for 27 of the 89 stocks involved, 35 to stay the same, and decreases for 22 stocks, reports Tim Oliver Of the main stocks of interest to…

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