EU and Greenland strike fisheries agreement
The EU and Greenland have reached agreement on a new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement

EU and Greenland strike fisheries agreement

The EU and Greenland have concluded negotiations for a new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement (SFPA) and a new protocol that will strengthen fisheries co-operation for the next four years with…

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Danish fishermen prepare for sellout
Danish fishing relies on UK waters for 40% of catches and 30% of its turnover

Danish fishermen prepare for sellout

Leading figures in the Danish Fishermen’s Association and the Danish Pelagic Producers’ Organisation are prepared for a disastrous Brexit outcome, and have responded to reports in the Irish mdeia that…

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Managing wild wrasse fisheries
Controls are being introduced to manage harvesting of wild wrasse. Image: Marine Scotland

Managing wild wrasse fisheries

Mandatory controls over the harvesting of wild wrasse for managing sea lice in the salmon farming industry have been announced by Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing. The new measures are…

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Ireland’s fishing community needs targeted income supports
Sinn Féin spokesperson on fisheries Pádraig Mac Lochlainn. Image: Sinn Fein

Ireland’s fishing community needs targeted income supports

Sinn Féin spokesperson on fisheries Pádraig Mac Lochlainn has raised the need for specific income and social protection supports to be examined for Ireland’s fishing community by the Department of…

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Norway ready to close waters to EU and UK fishing
In the absence of agreements, Norwegian waters could be closed to EU and UK fishing vessels from 1st January. Image: Fiskebåt

Norway ready to close waters to EU and UK fishing

Norwegian waters could be off-limits for both EU and UK fishing vessels from 1st January, as Norway’s efforts to get the EU and UK to negotiate have so far come…

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Data collection programme calls on industry for support
The Covid pandemic brought Cefas' observer activities to a halt in March. Image: Cefas

Data collection programme calls on industry for support

Skippers in England and Wales are needed to contribute to fisheries data usually collected by scientific observers, as current Covid-19 restrictions mean that Cefas fisheries observers are not able to…

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