Daily Archives: October 8, 2021

Engine thieves target North Wales fishermen

Inshore fishermen from the historic small lobster cove of Porth Meudwy, on the Llyn peninsula in North Wales, have been left reeling after the theft of six outboard engines in a single night left the fleet there with no way of getting to sea, reports Andy Read. Coming at a time when the expected onset of autumnal gales means that ...

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2021 Seafish fleet survey researchers’ diaries: Views from the NI fleet

7th October 2021 Seafish fleet researcher Oscar Wilkie reports from Northern Ireland It was a pleasure to spend two weeks conducting the annual fleet survey in Northern Ireland. I had some fascinating discussions with skippers and vessel owners about the future of the industry in the country. Despite the obstacles faced, it was good to hear some optimism for the ...

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