Tag Archives: fishing

Closed – consultation: Proposed MGN 581 (F) Registration surveys for fishing vessels under 15m

Closes 11:45 p.m. 29th January 2018 The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is consulting on a new system for Registration Surveys for vessels under 15m built before 16th July 2007 which wish to become fishing vessels. Merchant Shipping Notice (MSN) 1871 allows vessels of less than 15m built before 16 July 2007 to be considered by

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Consultation on Implementation of the ILO Work in Fishing Convention 2007 (ILO 188) into UK Law

Closes 11:45 p.m. on the 12th January 2018 The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Work in Fishing Convention no. 188 (2007) came into force on 16th November 2017. It entitles all fishermen to written terms and conditions of employment (a fisherman’s work agreement) decent accommodation and food, medical care, regulated working time, repatriation, social protection and

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – December 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for December has been published and covers the following topics: News Ministers agree on fishing catch limits for 2017 Commission launches call worth €1.5m to promote coastal and maritime tourism The EU engages in the third round of negotiations to prevent unregulated fishing in the Arctic high

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – October 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for October has been published and covers the following topics: News Baltic Sea: sustainable fishing quotas set for 2017 Commission proposes deep-sea fishing opportunities ensuring the sustainable exploitation of vulnerable species 3rd Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference: Commissioner Vella hands over awards for best Atlantic projects European Maritime Day 2017

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Closed – Survey on Annual Fisheries Statistics by MMO

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) have launched a survey to help fisheries statistics meet the needs of those who use them. The survey aims to collect views of the people who use the statistics which will include questions regarding imports and exports of fish products and the survey will also inform users about the structure and

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – July 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for July has been published and covers the following topics: News Your holiday guide to eating F.I.S.H. Commission proposes to lift ‘red card’ from Republic of Guinea after it steps up fight against illegal fishing New, simplified EU programme for fisheries data collection: a milestone towards more robust

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – June 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for June has been published and covers the following topics: News Sustainable fishing levels by 2020 A smooth bluefin tuna fishing campaign in 2016 Blue Economy Business Awards 2016 40th Annual Session of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean: the start of “a new era in fish stock

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2016 ‘Fishackathon’ Challenge Seeks Innovative Sustainable Fishing Apps

The third annual Fishackathon challenge was launched on the 22nd April 2016 which is a competition that encouraged coders and scientific enthusiasts to address sustainable fishery challenges by creating applications (apps) for mobile phones and other devices. One of nine tasks set this year was to create an app to identify the species of fish

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“Good Fish Guide” updated by Marine Conservation Society

The Marine Conservation Society has produced an updated version of its “Good Fish Guide”. The pocket sized document is accessible to the general public, providing information about fish that should and should not be eaten, and fish that can occasionally be eaten to reduce pressures on their stocks. The guide is a small tool that aims to help safeguard

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Responses published from Consultation to simplify fishing vessel licensing in England – March 2015

The UK Government recently held a consultation for 6 weeks between 15th October and 26th November 2014, reviewing the licensing regime in England to identify potential burdens on both industry and the government. Collectively the Marine Management Organisation and industry representatives generated a series of proposals and amendments to simplify the licensing procedure and reduce

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