Wales

  • Minister’s no-deal warning

    Minister’s no-deal warning

    7th October 2019

    Welsh minister warns of no-deal Brexit threat ‘Catastrophic impact on rural communities’ The Welsh fisheries minister has warned of the threat to the Welsh industry from a no-deal Brexit, as the end of October withdrawal deadline rapidly approaches, reports Tim…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 22.08.19

    New Issue: Fishing News 22.08.19

    20th August 2019

      – ‘UK can’t protect EEZ’ – Sustainable fishing boosts EU fleet – Anglo-Spanish longliner remains stranded off Shetland – Mackerel as far north as Spitsbergen – French threaten Channel blockade – Agreement between vessels as Windsock reopened – Fire…

  • Almost 700 lifesaving devices distributed to Welsh fishing fleet

    Almost 700 lifesaving devices distributed to Welsh fishing fleet

    13th June 2019

    More commercial fishermen in Wales have received lifesaving flotation equipment to help make the fishing industry safer. Seafish has been delighted to support an industry-led Welsh Fishing Safety Committee (WFSC) project that has seen grant-aided personal flotation devices (PFDs) with…

  • Silver Lining for traditional Welsh coracle fishery?

    Silver Lining for traditional Welsh coracle fishery?

    21st June 2018

    SILVER LINING? – FOR TRADITIONAL WELSH CORACLE FISHERY The historic and traditional coracle fishery for salmon and sea trout (sewin) on the river Teifi in West Wales is holding on. John Worrall reports. Len Walters works a mixed fishery out…

  • Welsh industry could be ‘left behind’ by Brexit

    Welsh industry could be ‘left behind’ by Brexit

    19th March 2018

    Vital shellfish exports at risk The majority of the Welsh fishing fleet and industry are likely to be worse off after Brexit, according to a new study, reports Tim Oliver This is because most of the Welsh fleet are small…

  • Welsh fishermen use new mobile app to lookout for INNS

    Welsh fishermen use new mobile app to lookout for INNS

    13th February 2017

    All year round, fishermen at sea and on the foreshore are constantly checking their nets and pots to see what has been caught. This makes them ideally placed to provide early warning of invasive non-native species. Above: Sion Williams of the…

  • ‘Welsh Seafood Cluster’ visits centres of fish excellence in London

    ‘Welsh Seafood Cluster’ visits centres of fish excellence in London

    21st December 2015

    As part of a Welsh Government-supported initiative to help Welsh fisheries businesses overcome barriers to growth, 12 fishermen headed to London in November to see, fillet and taste the best fish that London has to offer, reports Katherine Weir. The newly-formed…

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