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Flagship UK Fisheries Bill becomes law

Flagship UK Fisheries Bill becomes law

The UK’s first major domestic fisheries legislation in nearly 40 years passed into law. The Fisheries Act 2020 gives the UK full control of its fishing waters for the first time since 1973. The Fisheries Act will enable the UK to control who fishes in our waters...

Seafarers UK Supports Safety Folder for Fishers

Seafarers UK Supports Safety Folder for Fishers

Seafarers UK is supporting the Safety Folder, a unique safety aid for professional fishers, as it embarks on a campaign to increase its use by fishing boat owners, skippers and crew across the UK. Created by Seafarers UK trustee Robert Greenwood, the Safety Folder is...

Half Of Fish In Shetland Waters Landed By EU Vessels 

Half Of Fish In Shetland Waters Landed By EU Vessels 

More than half of the fish and shellfish caught in Shetland waters is landed by EU fishing boats, while the local fleet gets less than one sixth. The stark figures are contained in a new report by Dr Ian Napier of the NAFC Marine Centre UHI that shows just how rich...

Newlyn scene wins top photo competition

Newlyn scene wins top photo competition

The Shipwrecked Mariners' Society charity has announced the winners of its annual photography competition. The winning picture was taken by Laurence Hartwell and shows trawlers with their catches at the fish market in Newlyn, Cornwall . Picture Editor at the i, Sophie...

UK: COVID-19 Impacts Across Whole Seafood Supply Chain

UK: COVID-19 Impacts Across Whole Seafood Supply Chain

The first in a series of regular COVID-19 impact assessments, Seafish has published a review showing how the impacts of COVID-19 have been felt across the whole of the seafood supply chain in the UK. With the objective at helping seafood businesses, organisations and...