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Norwegian Mackerel Quota Row Escalates To Killybegs

Norwegian Mackerel Quota Row Escalates To Killybegs

The Killybegs Fisherman's Organisation (KFO) and the Irish Fish Producers & Exporters Association (IFPEA) have both responded to calls by Donegal fishermen for the cancelling of the proposed landing of Mackerel by two Norwegian vessels in Killybegs tomorrow. The...

McConalogue announces details of Brexit Tie-up Scheme for fishing fleet

McConalogue announces details of Brexit Tie-up Scheme for fishing fleet

McConalogue announces details of Brexit Tie-up Scheme for fishing fleet   Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has announced the launch of a Brexit Temporary Fleet Tie-up Scheme. The scheme will help mitigate the impacts of quota cuts on...

Regional

No evidence for alleged ‘benefits’ of Scottish three-mile limit

No evidence for alleged ‘benefits’ of Scottish three-mile limit

There is no evidence that a three-mile limit around Scotland’s coastline banning fishing vessels with mobile gear would improve sustainability or raise earnings in the creel fleet. That is the conclusion of a new Scottish Fishermen’s Federation paper, SFF The 3 Mile...

Europe

EU €6.1 billion EMFAF Fund gets approval

EU €6.1 billion EMFAF Fund gets approval

The EU Parliament has adopted the 2021-2027 fisheries and aquaculture fund to support the blue economy, protect biodiversity and promote international ocean governance. The new European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF), adopted on Tuesday, encourages...

International

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Notices

Marine Route Survey Operation on Aran Grounds

Marine Route Survey Operation on Aran Grounds

Marine Notice No. 35 of 2021 Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishers, Yachtsmen and Seafarers 1. Notice of activity The Department of Transport has been advised of a Geophysical Marine Route Survey Operation taking place...

Events

Safety News

PFD Crotch Straps

PFD Crotch Straps

Why are crotch straps a benefit when using a PFD?. Frankie Horne. RNLI Commercial Fishing Safety Manager is asking fishermen to ensure they are using their PFD's properly by ensuring that the crotch strap is correctly attached and will give maximum benefit if needed....

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