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COVID-19: MSC offers six-month extension on assessment

COVID-19: MSC offers six-month extension on assessment

Fisheries are being offered a six-month extension on the usual timelines for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessments and certifications. It is the first time in the MSC’s 22-year history such a step has been taken, reflecting the enormous challenges the COVID-19...

Brussels Seafood Expo postponed due to coronavirus

Brussels Seafood Expo postponed due to coronavirus

This year's Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global in Brussels has been postponed on account of the ongoing threat of coronavirus. Diversified Communications, organisers of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, announced yesterday (March 10) they were...

Danish fishermen unite to say enough is enough

Danish fishermen unite to say enough is enough

Danish fishermen gathered today (January 31) in Aalborg to protest plans to make camera surveillance mandatory for vessels fishing in the Kattegat and against their continued treatment by authorities, reports FiskerForum. Steaming into Limfjord early this morning, a...

No Brexit betrayal, warns SFF

No Brexit betrayal, warns SFF

According to Scottish fishing representatives, failure by the government to gain full control of access to UK waters in the next phase of Brexit negotiations would be a “colossal betrayal” of the fishing industry. That was the uncompromising message delivered today...

€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...