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Free 30 Day Digital Access to The Skipper

As a result of the current situation, over the past months, we have realised one way or another our readers may not be able to access our print edition. This month, logistical difficulties beyond our control have caused delays in the delivery of the May issue and for this we apologise. Though we continue to print as normal, so as to ensure our readers continue to receive all the latest news and...

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Oceans of Learning focuses on Food From Our Oceans

Oceans of Learning focuses on Food From Our Oceans

Exploring the science behind our seafood with 'Food from our Ocean' is the first topic in the Marine Institute's Oceans of Learning series. The Marine Institute and partners are celebrating our world's shared ocean and our connection to the sea through an Oceans of...

COVID-19 UK: Domestic Seafood Supply Scheme awards first grants

COVID-19 UK: Domestic Seafood Supply Scheme awards first grants

Part of the government’s £10 million Fisheries Response Fund to assist the fishing industry sectors most impacted by COVID-19, the first grants to projects across England have been awarded as part of a £1 million grants scheme supporting innovative ways to sell fish...

Regional

Europe

Not all Doom and Gloom: Overfishing in the EU at an all-time low

Not all Doom and Gloom: Overfishing in the EU at an all-time low

Good news for fish in the recently published European Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) annual report on the performance of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), which indicates pressure on stocks in the Northeast Atlantic dropped...

International

Palestinian Fisherman Injured in Israeli Naval attack

Palestinian Fisherman Injured in Israeli Naval attack

An attack by Israeli naval forces on fishermen in Gaza last month has led to renewed calls on the international community to intervene and urge Israel to remove the crippling restrictions on Gaza’s fishing community. Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights has reported that...

Research

From sea to plate – The science behind Ireland’s Seafood

From sea to plate – The science behind Ireland’s Seafood

From sea to plate, the production of Irish fish and shellfish is supported by a range of scientific programmes to ensure Irish seafood is among the safest, most sustainable and of the highest quality available in the world. The Marine Institute undertakes a range of...

Notices

Marine Notice 21 of 2020: Cable Installation off Mayo coast

Marine Notice 21 of 2020: Cable Installation off Mayo coast

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that America Europe Connect 2, will be installing a subsea fibre optic cable in Irish waters, off the coast of County Mayo. Weather permitting, the works will start on 17th May 2020 and finish on 16th...

Events

How can we help you?

How can we help you?

In light of the current coronavirus pandemic and the impact it’s having on businesses and people across the fisheries sector, we wanted to see if we can help. Do you have a new or existing product, solution, or service you’re trying to promote to the fishing industry?...

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Irish Skipper Expo

4-5 September 2020

Scottish Skipper Expo

13-14 November 2020

English Skipper Expo

to be confirmed