The first of a new generation of trawlers for Spanish fishing company Nueva Pescanova has been handed over by Astilleros Armon’s Vigo shipyard. Lalandii 1 is a 49,65 metre, 11…
An international study has revealed another good reason for choosing hake over beef and many other forms of animal protein: hake has a low environmental impact, according to Johann Augustyn, secretary of the South African Deep-Sea Trawling Industry Association.
The latest netter to join the fleet fishing from the south-west of England is Amanda of Ladram, following an extensive conversion job from its previous role as a Scottish prawn trawler. We caught up with skipper John Walsh and his crew in Newlyn as they were preparing for their first trip with the new boat.
The outcomes of this year’s December Council in Brussels bring mixed fortunes for Cornish fishermen, according to CFPO chief executive Paul Trebilcock.
The European Commission has set out its proposals for the Atlantic and North Sea next year ahead of this year’s December Fisheries Council. Under these, hake looks positive with a proposal for a substantial quota increase, but the outlook for sea bass is grim.