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Major Protest Planned For New Factory Trawler Launch

Major Protest Planned For New Factory Trawler Launch

French inshore fishermen are planning a major protest to coincide with the launch party of the “Scombrus”, a pelagic factory trawler belonging to the France Pélagique company which will be christened on 25th September at the Port of Concarneau. France Pélagique is a...

No convergence in latest Brexit talks

No convergence in latest Brexit talks

As the clock ran down on the "best endeavours" timeline set out in the Withdrawal Agreement for reaching an agreement on fisheries, the latest round of negotiations between the EU and UK aimed at securing a future partnership deal have again broken up without...

EU fishing reps meet with new Director General of DG MARE

EU fishing reps meet with new Director General of DG MARE

Charlina Vitcheva, the new Director General of the DG for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, was welcomed yesterday by representatives of the European fishing sector, Europêche and EAPO, the latter of which the Killybegs Fishermen's Organisation (KFO), the Irish South...

Biodiversity Strategy ignores management achievements

Biodiversity Strategy ignores management achievements

Launched yesterday, May 20th by the Commission, the EU’s Biodiversity Strategy 2030 ignores fisheries management achievements, is discriminatory and undermines the viability of the fishing sector, says European fishing body Europêche. On account of this, the fishing...