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EU Plan To Issue 2021 Quotas Without UK Waters Access

EU Plan To Issue 2021 Quotas Without UK Waters Access

The EU is set to agree provisional TAC's and Quotas with some species cuts for the 1st quarter of 2021 despite not knowing if access to UK waters will be forthcoming. Fishery Ministers meeting in Brussels today have been discussing the plan which involves issuing 25%...

EAPO Calls Balanced Approach  On 2021  TAC’s And Quota

EAPO Calls Balanced Approach On 2021 TAC’s And Quota

In preparation of the December Fisheries Council EAPO has sent a position paper with relevant recommendations for about 44 stocks to the Council Members, and the European Commission. The paper also contains specific suggestions on the Brexit contingency plan and...

Another 12 Months for EU-UK Fishing Deal?

Another 12 Months for EU-UK Fishing Deal?

The European Commission has today put forward a targeted contingency measure allowing for the possibility of reciprocal fishing access by EU and UK vessels to each other's waters. The aim of the contingency measure is to cater for the period during which there is no...

Britain can’t have its cake and eat it say KFO

Britain can’t have its cake and eat it say KFO

  UK cannot expect to retain EU membership fishing benefits, post-Brexit The complexity of moulding Britain’s future relationship with the EU is nowhere more evident than in fisheries where the UK cannot expect to retain the privileges of membership while...

Fishermen blown away by offshore wind energy escalation plans

Fishermen blown away by offshore wind energy escalation plans

As part of the Green Deal, the European Commission has announced the goal to increase the EU’s offshore energy production twenty times to achieve climate neutrality by 2050. The European Commission aims to meet this target while at the same time managing the maritime...