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Following yesterday’s announcement by the UK authorities of consultation concerning the Joint Fisheries Statement, the NFFO describes it as a statement of intent – and the political context within which those intentions are taken forward can profoundly shape outcomes. According to the NFFO, ill-considered amendments to the Fisheries Act were largely fought off as the legislation passed through Parliament. ‘The Act managed to retain its coherence and focus. Industry representative bodies, including the NFFO, briefed extensively through the whole process to ensure that parliamentarians across the political spectrum understood what was at stake,’ an NFFO representative said. ‘It will be… [...]
Olga Naumova has taken over as general director of the Russian Fishery Company. Outgoing general director Viktor Litvinenko maintains a role within the company’s management and will continue to direct a number of RFC subsidiary companies. Olga Naumova has had a seat on the boards of RFC and Russian Crab since November 2019, and will continue in this role at Russian Crab. ‘RFC’s ambition is to become the world’s largest and most efficient company harvesting wild white fish within five years. Olga Naumova’s main objectives as General Director present the company’s key strategic priorities – commissioning of a modern fishing… [...]
The owners of pelagic vessel Vikingbank opted for a package of electronics from Furuno Norge, supplied and installed by Vico, when their new vessel was delivered at the end of 2021. Vikingbank’s owner Aleksander Vedø reported that the first trip last year was on mackerel, and it went well, all things considered. ‘There are always some adjustments on the first trip in any type of fishing. In addition to the fact that this is a brand new boat, this time was no exception,’ he said, commenting that they have plenty of experience with Furuno equipment, and the low frequency FSV-25S… [...]
The UK Government and devolved administrations are launching a public consultation on the Joint Fisheries Statement (JFS). This component of the Fisheries Act 2020 sets out the legally binding policies the UK Government and Devolved Governments will follow, at both UK and individual level, in delivering sustainable fisheries and aquaculture management. The consultation runs from 18th January to 12th April and seeks views from industry and environmental stakeholders, the public and all those interested and affected by the proposed policies. The Joint Fisheries Statement sets out policies from the respective governments for achieving, or contributing to achieving, the eight objectives… [...]
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