Daily Archives: September 28, 2021

Hull of RV Tom Crean complete

28th September 2021 Ireland’s new state-of-the-art multipurpose marine research vessel, the RV Tom Crean, has reached a key milestone with the completion of the vessel’s hull. Spanish shipyard Astilleros Armon Vigo SA was awarded the contract to build the new vessel in 2019, following the completion of the design by Norwegian ship design consultant Skipsteknisk AS. This phase of the ...

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Project funding: How Fishing Animateur can help

28th September 2021 With a new funding round of the government’s Fisheries and Seafood Scheme (FaSS) now open for applications, Rachael Harper talks to Imogen Smith-Devey, who has been working as a fishing animateur for 18 months, about how the project can help you secure funding… FN: What is Fishing Animateur? Imogen Smith-Devey: “It was born 10 years ago in ...

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South East fishermen take protest to parliament

27th September 2021 A flotilla of inshore vessels from the South East of England sailed up the Thames to Westminster last Wednesday (22 September), in partnership with Greenpeace – which hosted a group of TV news crews on its own vessel – to highlight the existential threat to their livelihoods from foreign-owned fly-shooters and supertrawlers working in the Channel, reports ...

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