New fishing port for Oman

A world-class fisheries industrial area is to be established at Dqum in the Sultanate of Oman. This will incorporate the largest fishing harbour in the country once it is complete at the end of a two and a half year construction period.

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Festival day for Newlyn

The highlight of the year in England’s south-west is the Newlyn Fish Festival, taking place today on the last Bank Holiday of the summer under what is promised to be blazing sunshine.

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Responsible Fishing Ports Scheme to set standards

Pete Bromley, harbourmaster at Plymouth’s Sutton Harbour, and Mat Bailey from Brixham Trawler Agents are involved in the Responsible Fishing Ports Scheme, currently being established by the British Ports Association and modelled closely on the Seafish Responsible Fishing Scheme.

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Pontoons from upcycled salmon pens

Marine Harvest Scotland, working in partnership with Fusion Marine, has over the last four years recycled more than a kilometre of flotation pipe from old salmon pens for use in the construction of marine access pontoons for their farm sites.

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Clean shores, clean seas

BlueFish has joined forces with Comptoirs de la Mer, the French chain of suppliers to the fishing and leisure boating sectors, to promote a campaign for clean beaches and clean seas.

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Lorient, modern and still modernising

France’s top fishing port in value terms but training behind Boulogne in tonnage, Lorient’s fishing sector is being energetically promoted by the port and local authorities, as well as by the dozens of companies that rely on the fishing business for the livelihoods.

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