Industry welcomes EU measures to overcome the socio-economic turmoil due to COVID-19
EU institutions have acted with unprecedented speed to implement provisions to lessen the impact of Covid-19 of the fisheries sector. Image: Europêche

Industry welcomes EU measures to overcome the socio-economic turmoil due to COVID-19

The European Parliament and earlier in the week, the Council of the EU, in a co-ordinated and concerted effort, swiftly adopted their position on the European Commission proposal establishing a…

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EU Commission approves €20 million Portuguese credit line scheme
Companies in the Portuguese fisheries sector will have access to credit under a scheme approved by the EU Commission

EU Commission approves €20 million Portuguese credit line scheme

The European Commission has approved a scheme to support the Portuguese fishery and aquaculture sector in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary…

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Plymouth leads on fishing industry support
Plymouth City Council has taken a lead in supporting the fishing industry

Plymouth leads on fishing industry support

Plymouth City Council is supporting the fishing industry with its Call 4 Fish initiative – and a call for Government to do more to help a sector that the Council…

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English fishing left behind by government
England has been left behind the devolved administrations in implementing support measures for the fishing industry

English fishing left behind by government

The Chief Executive of the Cornish FPO has written to all of Cornwall’s MP, which includes Secretary of State Environment, Food and Rural Affairs George Eustice, requesting a specific package…

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Scottish Government’s £10 million seafood support fund

The Scottish Government is putting in place a £10 million support package for the seafood sector. Image: Seafood Scotland

Scottish Government’s £10 million seafood support fund


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Financial support for seafood processors to help them through economic pressures related to COVID-19 will be available through a new £10 million scheme, reports Seafood Scotland. With many seafood businesses…

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Commission’s proposal to mitigate COVID-19 impacts welcomed
The European Commission has put forward proposals for measures to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus

Commission’s proposal to mitigate COVID-19 impacts welcomed

The European Commission has published a legislative package in response to the severe economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the fishing industry, unlocking existing EU funding and market schemes…

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£1.5 million lifeline for Northern Ireland fishing industry
A support package has been announced by DEARA for Northern Ireland’s fishing industry. Image: trawlerphotos

£1.5 million lifeline for Northern Ireland fishing industry

Northern Ireland’s Fisheries Minister Edwin Poots has announced a £1.5 million support package for Northern Ireland’s fishing industry. The financial scheme has been announced to help support the fishing industry…

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