Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Marine Management Organisation We are seeking views on proposals to introduce Inshore Vessel Monitoring Systems (I-VMS) for all licensed British fishing boats under 12 metres in length, operating in English waters. This also covers English boats operating outside of English waters. VMS has been used as a monitoring system for UK […]

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Paris talks fail to finalise deal to end English Channel scallop wars By: Clare Fischer, Marine Conservation Society Date posted: 8 September 2018 ‘British and French fishermen have failed to finalise a deal to end the scallop wars in the English Channel. Industry leaders were unable to agree a compensation package during negotiations in Paris on Friday, […]

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I missed this when it was published in April but Polly Toynbee concisely gets to the very heart of the issue of fisheries – ownership and quota allocation – and Brexit exposing another of the Brexiteers lies. Propaganda delivered the Brexit vote but it can’t land more fish – Polly Toynbee British skippers weren’t denied […]

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