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UK and EU sign agreement on catch levels for 2021

UK and EU sign agreement on catch levels for 2021

Agreement covers catch limits for 70 shared fish stocks worth approximately £333m in fishing opportunities to the UK fleet. The UK has now concluded annual fisheries negotiations with the EU, providing certainty for the fishing industry on catch limits for the...

Fear Grows Over Fuel Taxation For Fishing vessels

Fear Grows Over Fuel Taxation For Fishing vessels

WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies are now entering the final stage. After two decades of dialogue, trade ministers from 164 countries are resolved to secure an agreement ahead of the ministerial conference of 15 July this year. The European fishing industry...

Our Ocean: Our Future

Our Ocean: Our Future

Ireland’s marine sector looks forward in final week of Oceans of Learning series  Ensuring a sustainable future for our ocean is one of the great missions of the next decade. The ocean is our life source, supporting humanity and every other organism on Earth and is...

Icefish 2021 – much more than an exhibition

Icefish 2021 – much more than an exhibition

With more than a year of pandemic restrictions this September’s Icefish will provide exhibitors with the long overdue facility for multiple face to face business meetings in one place.  European and Global Vaccination programmes are progressing well, with planned...

KFO welcomes High Court ruling against SFPA

KFO welcomes High Court ruling against SFPA

The Chief Executive of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation, Seán O’Donoghue has welcomed today’s High Court ruling which found against the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) for its failure to approve a new state-of-the-art conveyor belt fish weighing...