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Fishing vessel Nicola Faith recovered from seabed

Fishing vessel Nicola Faith recovered from seabed

The wreck of sunken fishing vessel Nicola Faith, which went missing off the coast of Colwyn Bay on 27 January, has been raised from the seabed by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The vessel will be transported to a secure location for further...

NFFO Training Trust offers Grants worth £100,000

NFFO Training Trust offers Grants worth £100,000

The NFFO Training Trust, the charity arm of the National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations, has announced that it will be offering grants worth a total of £100,000 to support training and safety in the fishing industry. Training Trust Chairman, Bob Casson said:...

Lobster Turns The Tide For UK Fishing Port

Lobster Turns The Tide For UK Fishing Port

Work is underway on an ambitious five-year plan that will see Bridlington take full advantage of its position as the largest lobster port in the UK and Europe, boosting the town’s tourist trade and enhancing its reputation for supplying world-class seafood. In 2019,...

Is Fly Shooting the new Electric Pulse?

Is Fly Shooting the new Electric Pulse?

Is Fly Shooting the new Electric Pulse? By Jerry Percy - NUFTA NUTFA has been receiving reports of the increasing number of fly shooters operating initially in the eastern Channel but now fishing as far as western waters for a couple of years now. From initial reports...

EU Exit Carnage Inflicted On The UK Fishing Industry

EU Exit Carnage Inflicted On The UK Fishing Industry

NUFTA CEO Jerry Percy looks back at the fallout from the Brexit Deal Fishing was the undoubted poster boy for Brexit, underpinned by expansive promises from senior Government officials of taking back control, being an independent coastal state and benefiting from a...

Latest Home and Dry Campaign Launched

Latest Home and Dry Campaign Launched

‘Home and Dry’- the campaign sharing vital messages about safety at sea – is reminding those working on  fishing vessels to take three simple steps to reduce the risk of death from falling overboard. Over the recent winter, seven fishermen tragically lost their lives...