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Situations Vacant: Marine Scotland Appointment For Six Chairs

Appointment for six Chairs at Marine Scotland for Outer Hebrides Regional Inshore Fisheries Group North and East Coast Fisheries Group Orkney Regional Inshore Fisheries Group Shetland Inshore Fisheries Group South West Coast Fisheries Group North West Coast Fisheries Group Marine Scotland seeks to appoint six independent Chairs for the Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups (one for each), for an initial period ...

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Scottish three-mile ban: campaign continues

Despite several setbacks, Scottish static-gear interests and conservation groups took another step last week in their ongoing campaign to limit the use of mobile gears on the west coast. The Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation (SCFF) has completed the submission of a petition to the Scottish Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee, asking, in effect, the Scottish parliament to push the ...

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Public notice: Marine And Coastal Access Act 2009 Part 4: Marine Licensing

CAIS AM DRWYDDED FOROL AR GYFER FFERM WYNT ALLTRAETH SEFYDLOG O’R ENW AWEL Y MÔR Hysbysir drwy hyn, yn unol â Rhan 4, Pennod 1, Adran 68, Deddf y Môr a Mynediad i’r Arfordir 2009, fod Fferm Wynt Alltraeth Awel y Môr Cyf wedi cyflwyno cais i Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru, sy’n gweithredu ar ran yr Awdurdod Trwyddedu, am drwydded forol ...

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Fishing News Awards 2022: Voting open now!

With an unprecedented number of nominations for this year’s Fishing News Awards coming in from all around the British Isles, it’s been a busy few weeks assessing the nominees and whittling down the candidates. We are delighted to now be able to reveal this year’s shortlists – some of them rather longer than we intended because of the quality of ...

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Public Notice: Eastern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA)

Section 155 & 156 Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 The Closed Areas Byelaw 2021 Pursuant to the above Act, Eastern IFCA intends to apply to the Minister for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for the confirmation of the following byelaw within the Eastern IFCA district: This byelaw is intended to replace the Marine Protected Areas Byelaw ...

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New funds confirmed for seafood sector training

The programme will be delivered to current staff members over the age of 25, using flexible and hybrid methods, such as self-taught online modules and guided virtual sessions. Courses range from fish frying, knife skills and monger training to customer and human resource services, as well as guidance on business planning and strategy. The National Transition Training Fund was launched ...

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Fishing Within The Law: The next generation of fishers

Solicitor Jo Pummery discusses the requirements needed if you are carrying a young person onboard Getting kids away from social networking sites, their phones and video games and into the outdoors is a constant battle for most parents. It’s sad to say that with the technological advances around us, the love of the outdoors seen in past generations of children ...

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Swedish leader: ‘Future of EU industry at risk’

A Swedish fishermen’s leader says the EU fishing industry and marine environment face a crisis that threatens the future of the EU industry. Peter Ronelöv Olsson, chairman of the Swedish fishermen’s PO, set out his concerns for the future of European fisheries in an open letter to the EU parliament’s fisheries committee PECH, reports Fiskerforum. In comments that will find ...

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Seafish launches climate change campaign

29th October 2021 Seafish is urging seafood businesses across the country to get up to speed on the impacts of climate change – both on seafood businesses, and by them. In its new campaign, Seafish is highlighting the importance of both mitigation – reducing fishing’s contributions to climate change – and adaptation – preparing for and responding to the impacts ...

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Bremen expo set for February 2022

Messe Bremen is again set to be the meeting place for the German and European fishing industry when it hosts the Fish International in early 2022. From Sunday 13 to Tuesday 15 February, key topics such as sustainability will be on the agenda along with innovations from producers, retailers and the catering and hospitality industry. With over three months to ...

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