The Dee Estuary and Burry Inlet cockle fishery won the Ocean Leadership award at the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) UK annual awards for its exemplary leadership and unique contribution in furthering the sustainability of fisheries.  Burry Inlet, in Carmarthen Bay, Wales, became the world’s first MSC certified bivalve mollusc fishery in 2001 and was followed […]

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The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is now commencing the roll-out phase of inshore vessel monitoring system (I-VMS) devices to under six metre vessels. This phase continues the MMO’s support for all under 12 metre vessels to enable them to meet the requirements to have an I-VMS device once legislation comes into force early 2024. Fishers […]

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