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Minister encourages NIFF to remain a strong voice for the sector

Minister encourages NIFF to remain a strong voice for the sector

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., yesterday hosted the 19th meeting of the National Inshore Fisheries Forum (NIFF) at Agriculture House, Dublin. The Inshore Fisheries Forums, established in 2014, are currently going through a renewal process with some members coming to the end of their terms and new chairs and vice-chairs being appointed to represent their...

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Proven technology from DESMI

Proven technology from DESMI

Irish Skipper Expo exhibitor DESMI is a global company specialised in the development and manufacture of pump solutions for marine, industry, oil spill, seaweed & marine debris clean-up, defence & fuel and utility both locally and globally. The company...

Quality and reliability from Reintjes

Quality and reliability from Reintjes

Reintjes understand the demands of the fishing industry. Theirmarine gearboxes are strong and durable with long periods between major overhaul, combining quality and reliability for operational performance with low through life costs. Visit Reintjes during the Irish...

Regional

New green Gitte Henning

New green Gitte Henning

GITTE HENNING fishing company is leading the way by bringing fishing in blue Denmark into a new, green age by contracting a new, environmentally friendly pelagic fishing vessel from the Spanish shipyard Zamakona in Bilbao. Henning Kjeldsen says he initially intended...

Europe

Commission’s proposed TACs for 2020

Commission’s proposed TACs for 2020

Ahead of the 16-17 December Council meeting on Fisheries, the Commission has adopted its proposal for fishing opportunities in 2020 for 72 stocks in the Atlantic and the North Sea: for 32 stocks the fishing quota is either increased or remains the same; for 40 stocks...

International

€11.5 million Blue whiting agreed for Irish Fishermen

€11.5 million Blue whiting agreed for Irish Fishermen

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed TD today welcomed the agreement reached in London between the European Union, Norway, the Faroe Islands and Iceland regarding the Blue Whiting fishery for 2020. The Minister said that “This agreement provides...

Research

Minister receives 2019 Marine Institute Annual Stock Book

Minister receives 2019 Marine Institute Annual Stock Book

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D., last week received the 2019 Marine Institute Annual Stock Book. The Stock Book, which is one of the principal annual publications of the Institute, provides scientific advice on commercially...

Notices

Marine Notice No. 50 of 2019: NW Herring Survey

Marine Notice No. 50 of 2019: NW Herring Survey

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that The Marine Institute’s Fisheries Ecosystems Advisory Services (FEAS) department will undertake a survey of herring in 6.a.S/7.b from 1st to the 10th of December 2019. This survey is the fourth in a...

Events

Irish Skipper Expo 2020 – Visitors Please Register

Irish Skipper Expo 2020 – Visitors Please Register

With January now upon us, the new-look Irish Skipper Expo 2020 in Limerick (13 and 14 March) is rapidly looming with the show promising to be another fantastic showcase for the commercial fishing industry. Sponsored by Irish seafood development agency, BIM, and...

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Irish Skipper Expo

13-14 March 2020

Scottish Skipper Expo

15-16 May

English Skipper Expo

to be confirmed