Iceland’s small boat fishermen are less than satisfied with this year’s mackerel allocations, with 96% of quotas allocated to the pelagic fleet. The National Association of Small Boat Owners (NASBO) is lobbying for a 16% share of the mackerel quota.
The fishermen of Filey Bay in Yorkshire have put forward proactive new measures in a bid to secure the fishing heritage that has been precious to the local community for generations.
According to LIFE, island communities in Ireland could thrive if allowed fair access to fisheries. The geographical isolation of islands makes them highly dependent on the resources available within their localities, especially fisheries resources.
The Black Sea Sunrise fishermen’s association which represents fishermen in Bulgaria has delivered stinging criticism directed at the country’s authorities responsible for managing fisheries.
The 2016 Congress for low impact fisheries organised by Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE) toko place in Warsaw to celebrate LIFE’s work in support of the small scale, low impact fishing in Europe. The event was officially opened by Marek Gróbarczyk, Minister for Maritime Economy and Inland Waterways, who welcomed attendees to the event on behalf of the Polish Government.
Iceland’s National Association of Small Boat Owners (NASBO) has elected a new chairman.
North Shields company SuccorfishM2M has been granted type approval for the SC2 I-VMS (Inshore Vessel Monitoring System) by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).
Fishermen in Central Africa often cover hundreds of miles in very basic boats without engines searching for food to feed their families and make a living, a new study shows.
The Scottish government has launched a consultation on potential proposals to legalise electrical fishing for razor clams.
Kristiansund boatbuilder Jemar Norpower has delivered its latest Malo newbuild to Kamøyvær fisherman Harry Severinsen.