• Commission proposes second crisis package for EU industry

    Commission proposes second crisis package for EU industry

    28th April 2022

    The EU Commission has proposed a legislative amendment to the EMFF that would allow additional crisis measures to help the EU fishery and aquaculture sectors weather the effects of the war in Ukraine. This complements the first package of crisis…

  • Cash help for catchers

    Cash help for catchers

    1st March 2021

    £23m exporters scheme expanded to help catchers Eligibility criteria to be announced shortly More government financial support is to be made available to help the struggling UK catching and aquaculture sectors. It will come from an extension of the eligibility…

  • Exports crisis is ‘worst in industry history’

    Exports crisis is ‘worst in industry history’

    8th February 2021

    Scots leader tells PM: ‘We need immediate help’ A Scottish west coast industry leader has warned that the industry in the region, and elsewhere in Scotland and the UK, is facing disaster unless it receives urgent financial support, reports Tim…

  • Help to find CV aid

    Help to find CV aid

    27th July 2020

    Single contact to access CV support cash Federations and Mission simplify ‘daunting’ process The national fishing federations and Fishermen’s Mission have joined forces to try to ensure that all fishermen and vessel operators are aware of all financial help that…

  • Grants for Welsh fleet

    Grants for Welsh fleet

    20th April 2020

    Support package for Welsh fishermen Sliding scale payments to a maximum £10,000 Welsh fishermen are to get grant support from the Welsh government during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, reports Tim Oliver. The grants, described as ‘a massive boost and very…


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