Monthly Archives: March 2021

New Issue: Fishing News 01.04.21

30th March 2021 In this week’s issue of Fishing News you’ll find… Non-quota catches alarm New Shetland whitefish trawler Courageous completes sea trials from Thyborøn Search extended for Nicola Faith as bodies confirmed to be missing men Anger at Danish multi-rig gear Ewing: £14m Scots fund ‘wholly inadequate’ Extra Brexit quota shared between four administrations Report disputes government 25% quota ...

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Concern over non-quota catch records

29th March 2021 Little data on valuable catches in UK and EU waters There is growing concern in the industry that EU boats are catching large amounts of non-quota species in UK waters which are not being recorded, and that the vessels are not being inspected, reports Tim Oliver. Quantities of non-quota catches by both UK and EU vessels are ...

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Recycled currach launched on St Patrick’s Day

26th March 2021 An Irish fishing currach, built in Spain using only recycled and salvaged materials, was launched on St Patrick’s Day last week, reports Lorna Siggins. A currach made from recycled materials by Irish artist Mark Redden… Named Saoirse, the Irish word for ‘freedom’, the craft has been built over the past year by artist Mark Redden as part ...

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Boat of the Week: Veronica D 95

24th March 2021 Boat of the week, taken from Fishing News Name: Veronica D 95LOA: 61.5mBuilt: Astilleros Zamakona SA, Santurce, Spain, 2002Type: Midwater pair-trawlerHome port: Killybegs, Co Donegal Got some pictures of your own to share? It can be an image of anything related to the commercial fishing industry and there are prizes up for grabs! Send your snaps to ...

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Public Notice (Eastern IFCA): Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021

EASTERN INSHORE FISHERIES AND CONSERVATION AUTHORITY (IFCA) Section 155 & 156 Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 Section 155 & 156 Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 Pursuant to the above Act, Eastern IFCA intends to apply to the Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for the confirmation of the Wash Cockle and Mussel ...

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New Issue: Fishing News 25.03.21

23rd March 2021   – Historic shared stocks deal – New Newlyn netter Amanda of Ladram launched – New-build contract signed remotely at Fraserburgh – Blitz of fishing restrictions in MPAs – ‘Grab Norway deal’ urges Kirkella owner – Jersey fishermen demonstrate against French obstructions – Fish and shellfish exports down 83% in January – Extra support for Scots ports ...

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Historic shared stocks deal | Fishing News

22nd March 2021 UK, Norway and EU agree TACs for shared N Sea stocks Big cuts in cod and saithe but more haddock and whiting The UK agreed its first deal as an independent coastal state on Tuesday last week when it reached agreement with Norway and the EU on 2021 TACs for six jointly managed stocks in the North ...

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Seafarers Hospital Society celebrates 200 years

19th March 2021 The Seafarers Hospital Society has celebrated its 200th birthday with a virtual tea party, including cake and candles, with leftover cake being distributed to working and retired seafarers at Queen Victoria Seamen’s Rest in London’s East India Dock Road. Though they were unable to meet in person due to the Covid-19 pandemic, CEO Sandra Welch brought staff ...

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One week left to nominate in the Fishing News Awards 2021

19th March 2021 With just over a week to go to nominate outstanding representatives of the fishing community, now is the time to ensure you get your nominations in for the Fishing News Awards 2021. Conscious of the importance of giving the industry some respite from the continuing challenges everyone is experiencing as a result of the Covid pandemic and ...

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Boat of the Week: Kelly of Ladram BM 800

17th March 2021 Boat of the week, taken from Fishing News Name: Kelly of Ladram BM 800LOA: 19mBuilt: Parkol Marine Engineering, Whitby, 2009Type: WhelkerHome port: Brixham Got some pictures of your own to share? It can be an image of anything related to the commercial fishing industry and there are prizes up for grabs! Send your snaps to fishingnews.ed@kelsey.co.uk Check ...

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