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Ex fisherman becomes new fishing gear specialist

Ex fisherman becomes new fishing gear specialist

A trawlerman with 31 years fishing experience has been appointed as the new Fishing Gear Technologist with Seafish, the public body that supports the £10bn UK seafood industry. David Warwick will take on the role of Gear Technologist, building on the work of Mike...

Election 2020 Fisheries Promises: PBP and SocDems

Election 2020 Fisheries Promises: PBP and SocDems

With only a few short days before polls open, fishing hasn’t featured highly (or even at all) in the national campaign narratives of the main parties contesting the 2020 General Election. The February issue of The Skipper went to print before many of the party...

Consultation on UK’s Responsible Fishing Ports Scheme

Consultation on UK’s Responsible Fishing Ports Scheme

Seafish has today (Wednesday 5 February) launched a public consultation on the Responsible Fishing Ports Scheme (RFPS) which has been updated to apply to all UK fishing ports The RFPS is a voluntary programme developed to promote and encourage responsible operating...

EUFA’s vision for a post-Brexit sea

EUFA’s vision for a post-Brexit sea

Setting out a vision for a post-Brexit sea, the European Fisheries Alliance (EUFA) has called for a mutually beneficial joint framework for fisheries post Brexit. With the UK's departure from the EU heralding a new chapter in the EU-UK relations, EUFA says it is time...

Total solutions from Cummins

Total solutions from Cummins

As a leading provider of dependable diesel engines for commercial marine, Cummins provides customers in Ireland with a total solution. Their power systems are developed with Cummins manufactured engines, alternators, turbochargers, filtration and emissions solutions...