Read more about the article Gearing up for tuna
Working on pelagic gear at SNG’s Killybegs net loft. Image: SNG

Gearing up for tuna

Feedback from Swan-Net Gundry (SNG) customers has been highly positive as the company’s new design concept of incorporating more mesh into the side wing panels of pelagic trawls for herring,…

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Read more about the article Red tape threatens to close down Irish pelagic fishing and processing
The SFPA weighing at the point of landing system has implications for any vessel landing in an Irish port

Red tape threatens to close down Irish pelagic fishing and processing


The decision by Ireland’s Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) to recently select Killybegs pelagic trawler Genesis to undergo a random but highly controversial type of ‘weighing at point of landing’…

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Read more about the article KFO warns of port blockades and widespread chaos
The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation has issued a stark warning of what a No-Deal Brexit will bring. Image: KFO

KFO warns of port blockades and widespread chaos

Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation chief executive Seán O’Donoghue warns that a failure to achieve an orderly Brexit will precipitate ‘chaos and conflict at sea’ with port blockades across Europe being a…

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