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DEFRA consults on quota plans

19th October 2020 DEFRA consults on post-Brexit plans in England Changes to economic link and additional quota shareout DEFRA has begun a wide-ranging consultation with the English industry on proposals on three issues that will be of central importance in establishing the post-Brexit fisheries management regime, reports Tim Oliver. In three separate but linked consultations, the government is seeking views ...

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Big changes ahead in Scotland

12th October 2020 Fisheries management shake-up in Scotland Plans well advanced for major changes The Scottish government has set out plans for major changes in the way the Scottish industry and fisheries are managed from next year onwards, reports Tim Oliver. Changes under consideration include the introduction of TACs for some non-quota species, groups other than POs to have quota ...

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HEATHER FAY

HEATHER FAY – BELIEVE from Album SENSUAL Believe (Submission): Believe is a very special song to me that I wrote in the very beginning of my journey into the music industry. It was at a time of frustration for me as I faced being treated differently for being a female. I had heard a lot but never truly understood the ...

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Foreign crewing hopes | Fishing News

5th October 2020 Breakthrough in sight on foreign crew permits Migration report upgrades fishermen to ‘skilled workers’   There are hopes that an end is in sight to the problems of recruiting foreign crews, after a major report recommended that fishermen should be regarded as skilled workers, reports Tim Oliver. The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended classifying deckhands on ...

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Online screening tells An Ocean Story

1st October 2020 The Scottish Fisheries Museum has teamed up with Netherlands-based charitable foundation By The Ocean We Unite to screen an insightful and moving environmental documentary. On Friday, 2 October from 7-9pm, the museum invites you to join it for an online screening of An Ocean Story, the feature-length documentary by Sander Van Weert featuring National Geographic explorer-in-residence and ...

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Public Notice: Eastern IFCA – Closed Areas Byelaw 2020

EASTERN INSHORE FISHERIES AND CONSERVATION AUTHORITY Section 155 & 156 Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 Pursuant to the above Act, Eastern Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority intends to apply to the Minister for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for the confirmation of the Closed Areas Byelaw 2020. The intention of this byelaw is to prohibit specified ...

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SSA: Seafish must change | Fishing News

28th September 2020 Seafish and Seafood Scotland ‘must be reviewed’ Overlap is hitting marketing, say Scots processors Scotland’s seafood processors are demanding an urgent review into the role of Seafish and Seafood Scotland, reports Tim Oliver. The Scottish Seafood Association (SSA), which represents processors in Scotland, says that Seafish has become remote to many in the sector. In a paper ...

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Prawn sector needs help  

21st September 2020 Scots leaders press for help for prawn sector   Little prospect of early market recovery   Scottish industry leaders are exploring with the Scottish government ways to help the struggling Nephrops sector, reports Tim Oliver. Demand plummeted due to Covid-19, and although it has recovered a little, the sector is still struggling, in North East England and ...

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Boat of the Week: Artemis BF 60

16th September 2020 Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News Name: Artemis BF 60LOA: 64mBuilt: West Contractors, Ølensvåg, Norway 2003Type: Midwater trawlerHome port: Fraserburgh We’ll be back next week with our latest boat focus. Got some pictures of your own to share? It can be an image of anything related to the commercial fishing industry ...

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Green threat to fisheries bill

14th September 2020 Big buyers back damaging changes to fisheries bill Industry anger at lack of consultation with catchers A powerful alliance of 22 major supermarkets and seafood processors are pressing the government to adopt major green amendments to the new fisheries bill that would seriously damage the catching sector if they go through, reports Tim Oliver. The Sustainable Seafood ...

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