Read more about the article Seafish secures Scottish Government funding to continue free training
Seafish has secured funding to continue subsidising safety training for anyone working on commercial fishing vessels in Scotland. Image: Seafish

Seafish secures Scottish Government funding to continue free training

The drive to make Scotland’s fishing industry safer has had a welcome boost thanks to funding announced by the Scottish Government. The funds will be used by Seafish to continue…

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Read more about the article Passing on expertise to a new generation
Fourteen young fishers of both genders have come into the Lokka-Porttipahta fishery in northern Finland. Image: FarNet

Passing on expertise to a new generation

The Lapland FLAG has financed a fisheries recruitment and training project to rejuvenate the ageing fisheries sector in the area around the Lokka and Porttipahta reservoirs, bringing fourteen young fishers…

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Read more about the article Refrigeration technology donated to college
Main image: A student uses the new equipment to track down a leak in a refrigeration system. Image: Hafliði Hinriksson

Refrigeration technology donated to college

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Fishing company Síldarvinnslan has made a donation of equipment to local technical college Verkmenntaskóli Austurlands to support training in refrigeration technology. The package of includes equipment to identify leaks, a…

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Read more about the article Fishing companies donate simulator to training institute
Nine fishing companies in Greenland have between them funded the addition of a simulator for the Greenland Maritime Center. Image: Kongsberg

Fishing companies donate simulator to training institute

Nine fishing companies have donated in total DKK3.2 million (€430,000) to the Greenland Maritime Center, for a K-Sim Fishery simulator from Kongsberg Digital. The first of its kind in country,…

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Read more about the article Training programme for RFC’s supertrawler crews
The Russian Fishing Company and the Admiral G. Nevelsky Maritime State University in Vladivostok are co-operating to provide crews with training and professional development. Image: RFC

Training programme for RFC’s supertrawler crews

The Russian Fishery Company (RFC) has struck a co-operation agreement with the Admiral G. Nevelsky Maritime State University in Vladivostok, which will provide training and professional development for the company’s…

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Read more about the article 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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