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Unusual Fins Appear In Irish Waters

Unusual Fins Appear In Irish Waters

Unusual Fins Appear In Irish Waters Fishermen around the coast should keep an eye out for a strange sight in our waters this winter! A former army ranger has dived into a new challenge - to become the first person to circumnavigate a country by fin-swimming. Donegal...

Flagship UK Fisheries Bill becomes law

Flagship UK Fisheries Bill becomes law

The UK’s first major domestic fisheries legislation in nearly 40 years passed into law. The Fisheries Act 2020 gives the UK full control of its fishing waters for the first time since 1973. The Fisheries Act will enable the UK to control who fishes in our waters...

Seafarers UK Supports Safety Folder for Fishers

Seafarers UK Supports Safety Folder for Fishers

Seafarers UK is supporting the Safety Folder, a unique safety aid for professional fishers, as it embarks on a campaign to increase its use by fishing boat owners, skippers and crew across the UK. Created by Seafarers UK trustee Robert Greenwood, the Safety Folder is...

Regional

Flagship UK Fisheries Bill becomes law

Flagship UK Fisheries Bill becomes law

The UK’s first major domestic fisheries legislation in nearly 40 years passed into law. The Fisheries Act 2020 gives the UK full control of its fishing waters for the first time since 1973. The Fisheries Act will enable the UK to control who fishes in our waters...

Europe

Adenia – Two Yards Fathom It Out

Adenia – Two Yards Fathom It Out

Two Yards Fathom It OutZamakona Shipyard in Spain and Hirtshals Yard in Denmark worked together to ensure the 70mtr Shetland based “Adenia”, built by Zamakona in 2019, was back on the fishing grounds quickly after having works done at the Hirtshals yard. As is normal...

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

Marine Institute CEO elected to the ICES Bureau

Marine Institute CEO elected to the ICES Bureau

Dr Paul Connolly, CEO of the Marine Institute, has been elected to the Bureau of The International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) at the annual meeting of Member Countries on 21st and 22nd October 2020. ICES is an intergovernmental marine science...

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 App to Simplify Rule Change

New App to Simplify Rule Change

Dorans Skippers Mate are very excited to announce the launch for testing of Skippers Mate Pro. Skippers Mate Pro is a simple technical solution to the requirements found under the Work Time Directive, the ILO c188 , S.I 333 and Marine Notice 46/2020. The system itself...

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Irish Skipper Expo

12-13 March 2021

Scottish Skipper Expo

14-15 May 2021

English Skipper Expo

to be confirmed