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Thursday, July 24, 2014
30 Marine Protected Areas Confirmed for Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s iconic marine species and habitats will be better protected following the designation by the Scottish Government of 30 Marine Protected...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Scottish Fishermen to Highlight Issues of Concern to UK Fisheries Minister
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish fishermen will highlight key issues of concern for the catching sector when they meet with UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice in the ports...
Reduction in Fishermen Fatalities Marks Better Safety on Our seas
UK - The reduction in fishermen fatalities in 2013, as revealed in the recent publication of the Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s annual report, is a welcome...
Scottish Fishing Industry to get £6 million Boost
SCOTLAND, UK - Inshore Fisheries Groups (IFG) across Scotland are set to benefit from £1.4 million of research projects designed to improve and maintain their sustainable...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Improvements to Farmed Salmon Production Through £18 million Agri-Tech Funding
UK - The Agri-Tech Catalyst, in which BBSRC is a major investor, has awarded 15 agricultural innovation projects a share of £18 million to help accelerate agricultural...
Friday, July 18, 2014
New Report Paints Incomplete Picture of Situation in the English Channel, says Seafish
UK - Bill Lart, Sustainability Advisor for industry authority on seafood, Seafish, has commented on a recent report from Plymouth University that suggests decades...
UK MPs Support Call for Foreign Fishing Rights in UK Coastal Waters to be Revoked
UK - At a parliamentary meeting yesterday, MPs agreed to back a call for the rights of foreign vessels to fish in UK coastal waters to be revoked and reclaimed for...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Replace Reduce Refine – Way Forward for Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - A framework for replacement, reduction and refinement needs to be established for the responsible use of antimicrobials along the supply chain....
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Fishing into the Future Celebrates Successful First Year
UK - His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has congratulated Fishing into the Future (FITF) on its success during his annual visit to Cornwall. ...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Seafish Helps Fishermen Become More Sustainable
UK - An assessment model which will help fisheries in the South West of England to identify the ecological effects of fishing and work towards becoming more sustainable...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Fish Quota Consultation Launched Over Fishermen's Concerns
SCOTLAND, UK - Ensuring fish quotas are managed for the common good is at the centre of a new consultation. The consultation is being held because fishermen have...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
National Fish and Chip Awards 2015 are off to a Frying Start
UK - The Oscars of the fish and chips industry, the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards, have got off to a ‘frying start’ since launching the search for entrants,...
Increase Expected for 2015 Haddock, Plaice and North Sea Nephrop Quotas
SCOTLAND, UK - The annual publication by the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) has found that haddock, plaice and North Sea nephrop numbers...
Sustainable Management for Outer Hebrides Crabs and Lobsters
SCOTLAND - Improving the sustainability of the Outer Hebrides’ shellfish fisheries is the aim of a new consultation....
Monday, July 07, 2014
Be on the Lookout for Tagged Fish and Shellfish
UK - Fish are tagged to record fish behaviour, growth and fishing catch rates. If you return a tag or a tagged fish or shellfish you’re paid a reward....
Shetland Fishermen Urge MEPs to Take Workable Approach to Discards
SCOTLAND, UK - Skippers in the Shetland Islands are calling on newly-elected MEPs to think again on crucial elements of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy....
UK Leads the Way on Global Awareness of Antibiotic Resistance
UK - The Prime Minister has warned of the global threat of antibiotic resistance....
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Call for UK Antibiotic Review to Consider Animal Health
UK - The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the Prime Minister's announcement of a review into why so few antimicrobial drugs have been introduced...
Monday, June 23, 2014
South Essex College Wins ‘UK Young Seafood Chef of the Year’
UK - It was a nail-bitingly close final at the 18th Young Seafood Chef of the Year competition, sponsored by Seafish. Youngsters from around the country, including...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Officially Launched at Highland Show
SCOTLAND, UK - A new innovation centre for aquaculture will help create jobs and support the growth, sustainability and profitability of the industry in Scotland....
Thursday, June 19, 2014
‘Voiceless’ Scotland Remains Near Bottom of EU Fisheries Funding Share
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland remains near the bottom of the EU allocation share of the vital European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) despite receiving a slight increase....
Monday, June 16, 2014
Allocated European Fisheries Fund to Help UK Business Growth
UK - Fishermen across the UK will be able to apply for a fair share of a new grant scheme to help them adapt to the new Common Fisheries Policy and grow their businesses....
Scottish Fishermen Angered by Lifting of Sanctions Against the Faroes
SCOTLAND, UK - Following the announcement that the Faroes have set themselves a quota for Atlanto Scandian herring of 40,000 tonnes, Scottish fishermen have angrily...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Scottish Fishermen Express Concern Over EC/Faroes Herring Deal
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish fishermen are warning that the European Commission and the Faroes announcement that they have reached a preliminary agreement to end their...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Positive Outcome for Seafood Scotland Business Development Project
SCOTLAND, UK - A recent evaluation of Seafood Scotland’s “Business Development and Value Added Support Programme”, which took place between April 2011 and...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Q&A Session on Independence Referendum at Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2014
SCOTLAND, UK - A question and answer session with Scottish Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead MSP on the implications for fishing should there be independence...
Friday, May 23, 2014
Brown Appointed New BAFSAM Secretary General
UK - Geoff Brown has been appointed Secretary General of BAFSAM Ltd; (British Association of Feed Supplement and Additive Manufacturers). ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
UK Urged to Champion Deep-sea Conservation in Northeast Atlantic
UK - The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition has called on the UK government to lead the effort at European Council to phase-out deep-sea bottom trawling in the Northeast...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Northern Ireland Fishermen Receive Weather Hardship Payments
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Fisheries Minister Michelle O’Neill has announced that The Sea Fishing (Financial Assistance to Fishing Boats) Scheme has now closed with...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Increase in Value for Scottish Shellfish Farming Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - Marine Scotland Science has published the Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2013. The report found that the production tonnage of mussels...
 
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