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Europe

EU Favours Cheap Imported Fish Over Sustainable Local Fisheries

EU Favours Cheap Imported Fish Over Sustainable Local Fisheries

The Council of the EU will shortly approve a regulation setting autonomous tariff quotas (ATQs) for certain fishery products for the years 2021-2023. The ATQ regulation covers species such as tuna, Alaska pollack, cod, flatfish or shrimp for which a relatively high...

International

UK Offers EU Fleet 3 Years More Access To Fishing Grounds

UK Offers EU Fleet 3 Years More Access To Fishing Grounds

Britain has offered Brussels a three-year “transition period” on access to UK waters in a  bid to break the deadlock in the  Brexit negotiations The decision to give ground on fishing forms part of renewed efforts from the UK to find a path to a deal by the EU Council...

Research

New Report Shines A Light On Financial Struggles Of UK Fishermen

New Report Shines A Light On Financial Struggles Of UK Fishermen

Seafarers UK today release landmark research into the plight of fishing communities’ financial health – highlighting the lack of a ‘safety net’ for those working as share fishers, and exploring the impacts of a lack of financial planning on fishing families’ financial...

Notices

FLAG South West Region Call for Applications

FLAG South West Region Call for Applications

Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG), supported by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, is inviting applications for the South West FLAG region. Apply online at bim.flexigrant.com Full details are available on Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s funding page, www.bim.ie/ Our...

Events

New harbour basin for newbuilds ready in Thyborøn

New harbour basin for newbuilds ready in Thyborøn

Port also boasts new state-of-the-art discharging quay facilities With fishing the pace of development is rapid, fishing vessels continue to grow in size, and new demands are being made of the industry. Therefore, the Port of Thyborøn always engages in close dialogue...

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Irish Skipper Expo

12-13 March 2021

Scottish Skipper Expo

14-15 May 2021

English Skipper Expo

to be confirmed