New funding supports PFD purchase across the UK
PFDs and PLBs have been shown to significantly improve the chances of fishermen being found if an accident results in them going overboard. Image: Seafish

New funding supports PFD purchase across the UK

Fishing vessel owners can claim back £200 per item towards the cost of buying PFDs/PLBs for crews as Seafish announces the launch of a new funding scheme which aims to…

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BIM – Supporting Safety at Sea
Grant aid of up to 50% of course fees and learner support costs are available for individuals working in the Irish fishing sector. Image: BIM

BIM – Supporting Safety at Sea

Since its introduction in 2001, over 8000 members of the Irish fishing sector have completed BIM basic safety training and have been issued safety cards. Moreover, almost 2000 Bord Iascaigh…

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