Seafarers UK supports Safety Folder
Seafarers UK is supporting the Safety Folder created by Robert Greenwood

Seafarers UK supports Safety Folder

Seafarers UK is supporting the Safety Folder, a unique safety aid for professional fishermen, as it embarks on a campaign to increase its use by fishing boat owners, skippers and…

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Turning the tide on fishing’s safety record
Brixham skipper Dave Driver is featured in the new Home and Dry campaign aimed at improving safety in the UK fishing industry

Turning the tide on fishing’s safety record

A new safety campaign led by The Fishing Industry Safety Group (FISG), highlights a day at sea and the simple steps a skipper and his crew take every day to…

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Safety initiative seeks video of life at sea
Video recorded on board UK fishing vessels is needed for a safety campaign being co-ordinated by the Fishing Industry Safety Group (FISG)

Safety initiative seeks video of life at sea

A new UK fishing safety campaign from the Fishing Industry Safety Group (FISG), aims to feature footage from commercial fishermen from across the UK in a bid to improve safety…

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Year-end gala for foreign crews
Deputy Director-General of the Fisheries Agency Cheng-Fang barbecued with foreign crewmen at one of the agency’s events. Image: Taiwan Fisheries Agency

Year-end gala for foreign crews

To show their appreciation for foreign crews from Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam working in Taiwan's fishing industry, a year-end celebration was held at at one of the main fishing…

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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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Hook Marine appoints Tecmarine as distributor for southern England
Brixham electronics supplier Tecmarine has been appointed Hook Marine’s distributor for southern England. Image: Hook Marine

Hook Marine appoints Tecmarine as distributor for southern England

Hook Marine Ltd, the Ayrshire-based engineering specialist, has appointed Brixham company Tecmarine as its distributor for the south of England. Hook Marine specialises in engineering equipment to enhance safety at…

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