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Industry calls for balance ahead of next week’s Council meeting

Industry calls for balance ahead of next week’s Council meeting

The European Association of Fish Producer Organisations (EAPO) has called on EU member state Ministers to decide on TACS and quotas for 2020 taking a balanced approach to both the environmental and socio-economic objectives of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). In preparation of the December Fisheries Council EAPO has sent a position paper with relevant recommendations for about 40 stocks to the...

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Smart Sailors helping to maximise revenue

Smart Sailors helping to maximise revenue

Exhibiting at Irish Skipper Expo 2020 is Smart Sailors, which is the most intuitive app to help you maintain your fleet of vessels. Used by more than 1000 chief engineers all over the world every day, it is the perfect tool to ensure the best availability of your...

Lerwick Harbour Assists Pollution Response Overseas

Lerwick Harbour Assists Pollution Response Overseas

Equipment from Shetland destined for foreign shores Oil pollution control equipment, surplus to Lerwick Harbour's requirements, is to be re-used in combatting incidents overseas. The gear has been donated by Lerwick Port Authority to Thornton, Fife, based...

Fishfacts – Facebook for Fisheries

Fishfacts – Facebook for Fisheries

Fishfacts is a highly sophisticated database with fishing vessels, ownership, fishing rights and financial statements. Exhibiting at the Irish Skipper Expo, Fishfacts has also developed its own AIS system that is specially designed for the fishing industry. Most of...

Regional

Lerwick Harbour Assists Pollution Response Overseas

Lerwick Harbour Assists Pollution Response Overseas

Equipment from Shetland destined for foreign shores Oil pollution control equipment, surplus to Lerwick Harbour's requirements, is to be re-used in combatting incidents overseas. The gear has been donated by Lerwick Port Authority to Thornton, Fife, based...

Europe

EU fisheries’ concerns highlighted to Chief Brexit Negotiator

EU fisheries’ concerns highlighted to Chief Brexit Negotiator

The Chief Executive of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation has expressed his confidence that EU Chief Brexit Negotiator, Michel Barnier, is unequivocally supportive and committed to working for the European fishing fleet as Brexit fast approaches. Seán O’Donoghue...

International

DanFish: Danish companies excel in customisation and collaboration

DanFish: Danish companies excel in customisation and collaboration

The international fisheries and related processing industry increasingly require customised solutions. Therefore, Danish suppliers are proactive in their approach to new industry demands. Danish companies are very attentive to customer needs, innovative and focused on...

Research

Applying common language of Natural Capital for Marine Sector

Applying common language of Natural Capital for Marine Sector

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s seafood development agency and the Irish Forum on Natural Capital co-hosted a breakfast seminar Exploring Natural Capital Solutions for the Marine Environment today (Wednesday, 13th of November) in the Royal College of Physicians...

Notices

Marine Notice No. 49 of 2019: Fishing Vessel Safety

Marine Notice No. 49 of 2019: Fishing Vessel Safety

In response to Marine Casualty Investigation Board recommendations, a Marine Notice has been issued to remind masters, owners, users, charterers, skippers and crew of fishing vessels of previous safety advice and requirements issued by means of Marine Notices and...

Events

Scottish Fishermen’s Federation to sponsor Scottish Skipper Expo 2020

Scottish Fishermen’s Federation to sponsor Scottish Skipper Expo 2020

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) will once again be sponsoring the Scottish Skipper Expo, which will be held on 15 and 16 May 2020 at the new state-of-the-art P & J Live exhibition arena in Aberdeen. The SFF has been a long-standing supporter of the expo,...

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Irish Skipper Expo

13-14 March 2020

Scottish Skipper Expo

15-16 May

English Skipper Expo

to be confirmed