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Coronavirus: EU support for temporary cessation of fishing activities

Coronavirus: EU support for temporary cessation of fishing activities

A number of additional proposals aimed at mitigating some of the worst socio-economic impacts the global coronavirus pandemic is having on the fishing industry have been adopted by the European Commission today (April 2nd). Included among the new measures is support to fishermen and women for the temporary cessation of fishing activities due to the virus. Under the proposal, which introduces...

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Regional

#FishToYourDoor sees Cornwall rekindle love for fresh fish

#FishToYourDoor sees Cornwall rekindle love for fresh fish

A new campaign that facilitates quick match-making between Cornish fish merchants and fishmongers and would-be buyers across the country has been inundated with orders since launching. Cornwall-wide seafood promotion initiative Seafood Cornwall launched the...

Europe

Coronavirus: EU support for temporary cessation of fishing activities

Coronavirus: EU support for temporary cessation of fishing activities

A number of additional proposals aimed at mitigating some of the worst socio-economic impacts the global coronavirus pandemic is having on the fishing industry have been adopted by the European Commission today (April 2nd). Included among the new measures is support...

International

EU fishing reps welcome COVID-19 proposals ‘as a first measure’

EU fishing reps welcome COVID-19 proposals ‘as a first measure’

In a joint statement issued this afternoon, the European Association of Fish Producers Organisations (EAPO) and Europêche cautiously welcomed the additional COVID-19 support measures announced today (April 2) by the European Commission for the fishing sector “as a...

Research

Free Ocean Facts and Lesson Plans for Primary School children

Free Ocean Facts and Lesson Plans for Primary School children

The Marine Institute’s Explorers Education Programme’s outreach team are sharing their favourite marine facts and lesson plans about the ocean, for teachers, parents and primary school children to use while they are doing their school work from home as part of its...

Notices

Covid-19 Maritime Declarations of Health

Covid-19 Maritime Declarations of Health

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been requested to publicise amended instructions for harbour masters, shipping agents, ship-owners/operators, including ferry companies, fishing vessels and master(s) from the Health Service Executive (HSE) on the...

Events

New dates set for Scottish Skipper Expo 2020 – 13 and 14 November!

New dates set for Scottish Skipper Expo 2020 – 13 and 14 November!

Whilst we are currently living in challenging times due to coronavirus (Covid-19), there is still much to look forward to once the pandemic ends, and as such, we are delighted to announce that Scottish Skipper Expo 2020 has been rescheduled to take place on 13 and 14...

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Irish Skipper Expo

4-5 September 2020

Scottish Skipper Expo

13-14 November 2020

English Skipper Expo

to be confirmed