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Major Protest Planned For New Factory Trawler Launch

Major Protest Planned For New Factory Trawler Launch

French inshore fishermen are planning a major protest to coincide with the launch party of the “Scombrus”, a pelagic factory trawler belonging to the France Pélagique company which will be christened on 25th September at the Port of Concarneau. France Pélagique is a...
New Weighing Controls for Pelagic Fisheries

New Weighing Controls for Pelagic Fisheries

The SFPA has confirmed a percentage of all catches of pelagic species landed in the State will be weighed upon landing from the start of the 2020 spring pelagic fisheries. The measure arises from the recommendations of an audit conducted by the European Commission in...