Minister boosts haddock quota

Iceland’s Minister of Fisheries Kristján Thór Júlíusson has signed legislation increasing this quota year’s haddock quota by 8000 tonnes. This increases the haddock quota for the 2020-21 quota year from…

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Canada and France agree on 3Ps cod fishery
Canada and France have agreed catch limits for this year’s Area 3Ps cod fishery

Canada and France agree on 3Ps cod fishery

Since 1994, Canada and France (in respect of Saint Pierre and Miquelon) have co-managed fish stocks, including cod in the 3Ps zone off the south coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.…

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Shetland fishermen slam EU-Norway-UK fisheries deal
Shetland fishermen have criticised the fisheries agreement reached between the EU, Norway and the UK. Image: Shetland Fishermen

Shetland fishermen slam EU-Norway-UK fisheries deal

In a reaction to the outcome of the EU-Norway-UK fisheries deal that sets total allowable catches for 2021 for six jointly managed stocks, Shetland Fishermen’s Association criticised the flawed basis…

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Norway wants progress on fisheries negotiations
Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Seafood Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen

Norway wants progress on fisheries negotiations

Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Seafood Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen has asked the European Union and the United Kingdom for faster progress on bilateralfisheries agreements ahead of a tripatrite agreement being…

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Norway and EU in conflict over Svalbard quotas
Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Seafood Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen

Norway and EU in conflict over Svalbard quotas

Norway has branded as unacceptable the EU’s decision to allocate a quota of its own in the Svalbard zone, claiming that this move is contrary to Norway's sovereign rights under…

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A new voice for Ireland’s fishing and seafood sectors
‘I’m pleased to now be given this opportunity to serve the industry,’ said IFSA chairman Cormac Burke

A new voice for Ireland’s fishing and seafood sectors

A new organisation established to represent all sectors of Ireland’s fishing, seafood and ancillary service industries has a number of agendas – and high on the list is seeking recognition…

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Linking trade and fisheries opens opportunities
UK Fisheries factory trawler Kirkella. Image: UK Fisheries

Linking trade and fisheries opens opportunities

The UK’s only remaining distant waters fishing vessel is left with few fishing opportunities following the turmoil of Britain’s departure from the European Union, and UK Fisheries’ Advisory Board Chairman…

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