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An agreement on the management, and reciprocal access to mackerel in each other’s waters has been reached by Norway, the Faroe Islands and the UK. ‘Britain and the Faroe Islands are important partners for us,’ said Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Marianne Sivertsen Næss ‘Britain and the Faroe Islands are important partners for us. I am therefore very satisfied that we have agreed on a multi-year agreement on the management and distribution of mackerel, where together we contribute to reducing the total fishing pressure on the stock,’ said Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Marianne Sivertsen Næss. The tripartite… [...]

Scottish Pelagic Fishermen’s Association chief executive Ian Gatt made an appearance on the King’s Birthday Honours, awarded a CBE in recognition of his work for Scotland’s fishing industry. ‘I am honoured and humbled to be awarded a CBE and I am fortunate during my career to have represented the interests of fishermen throughout Scotland. This award provides recognition of the importance of fishing to Scotland and the tremendous work of all its participants, both at sea and onshore,’ Ian Gatt said. ‘We must never forget that this industry provides sustainable, low carbon, healthy protein to the people of this country. … [...]

Norway’s Directorate of Fisheries is being urged to issue a dispensation allowing commercial fishermen to fish for wrasse and crab inside a newly-created conservation area for lobster near Stavanger. The Norwegian Fishermen’s Association (Norges Fiskarlag) believes that such a dispensation can be made without any negative effects on conservation. These measures were introduced to protect over-exploited lobster stocks, but this has had unforeseen consequences for local fishermen, as Norges Fiskarkag and local association Sør-Norges-Fiskarlag have taken the initiative in drawing attention to this issue. Wrasse and crab fisheries are important fisheries for the region and the establishment of the conservation… [...]

Five Danish fishermen charged with a variety of offences relating to the death of 41-year-old Alf Villum Jensen on board Hvide Sande fishing vessel Inger Katrine have been freed by a court in Holstebro. There had been a unanimous Not Guilty plea by the crew of Inger Katrine throughout the eleven-day trial, during which each of them was questioned, witnesses were also questioned and expert opinion was presented. The court heard how there had been an altercation on board the vessel between the deceased and the rest of the crew, including an attempt to set the boat on fire, after… [...]

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We keep track of new fishing vessels from all over Europe and around the world, in line with the major optimisation of fisheries that has taken place in recent years. We follow shipyards and designers around the world to keep you updated on newbuilds in the fishing industry.