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Sales notes see 23% of under-10s deemed ineligible for July tie-up

Sales notes see 23% of under-10s deemed ineligible for July tie-up

Figures from Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) today, July 10th, with respect the temporary COVID-19 tie-up scheme for the Irish fleet indicate that close to one in four of those boats under ten metres in length that applied for the July scheme have been deemed ineligible due to a lack of sales notes. According to BIM's figures, 107 applications were received for the July scheme. Of those, 63 were...

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NWWAC: Landing Obligation Monitoring, Control and Enforcement

NWWAC: Landing Obligation Monitoring, Control and Enforcement

Early in July, the North Western Waters Advisory Council (NWWAC) hosted a virtual workshop on monitoring, control and enforcement of the Landing Obligation in collaboration with the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) and the North Western Waters Member States’...

First fish landed at new state-of-the-art Lerwick fish market

First fish landed at new state-of-the-art Lerwick fish market

by Hans Marter, Shetland News AS THE first fish was landed at Lerwick’s new fish market this morning (Wednesday, August 5), an industry leader hailed the new market at Mair’s Quay as a “tangible sign” of where the sector is heading after Brexit. Local trawler Sedulous...

Regional

First fish landed at new state-of-the-art Lerwick fish market

First fish landed at new state-of-the-art Lerwick fish market

by Hans Marter, Shetland News AS THE first fish was landed at Lerwick’s new fish market this morning (Wednesday, August 5), an industry leader hailed the new market at Mair’s Quay as a “tangible sign” of where the sector is heading after Brexit. Local trawler Sedulous...

Europe

EU fishing reps meet with new Director General of DG MARE

EU fishing reps meet with new Director General of DG MARE

Charlina Vitcheva, the new Director General of the DG for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, was welcomed yesterday by representatives of the European fishing sector, Europêche and EAPO, the latter of which the Killybegs Fishermen's Organisation (KFO), the Irish South...

International

FURUNO acquire Danish company EMRI A/S

FURUNO acquire Danish company EMRI A/S

Furuno, the global leader in Maritime Navigation, Communication and Acoustic systems, has announced the acquisition, on July 1, 2020, of the Danish company EMRI A/S, which specialises in autopilots, steering control, joystick dynamic positioning and maneuvering...

Research

Collaborative ‘Smart Lobster’ project in Galway Bay

Collaborative ‘Smart Lobster’ project in Galway Bay

The Marine Institute is collaborating with scientists in Spain as part of a new project, Smart Lobster, to monitor the digging activity and maintenance of burrows of the Nephrops norvegicus, commonly known as the Dublin Bay Prawn, using the EMSO SmartBay Observatory...

Notices

Marine notice 29 of 2020: EPIRB service information letter

Marine notice 29 of 2020: EPIRB service information letter

Ocean Signal has issued an important service letter relating to Ocean Signal Safe Sea E100 and E100G EPIRBs. Owners of Ocean Signal EPIRBs are requested to review the information contained in this service letter which can be found in the full notice by clicking here...

Events

Exhibitor Profiles – Marship

Exhibitor Profiles – Marship

Back in March we had over 145 companies from 14 different countries all booked up to see you at Irish Skipper Expo in Limerick. Over the next few weeks we will focus some of these exhibitors for you. You can always find a full listing with contact details of each...

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Irish Skipper Expo

12-13 March 2021

Scottish Skipper Expo

13-14 November 2020

English Skipper Expo

to be confirmed