Following the announcement of the restart of the roll-out of Inshore Vessel Monitoring System (I-VMS) devices, the MMO has released further details on the schedule and plan for English port visits. From 9 August 2023, fishers have been able to purchase, and arrange the installation of, a type-approved device, either the Fulcrum NEMO or Succorfish […]

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An underwater robotic sorting device which helps fishing trawlers prevent bycatch by identifying and sizing fish and other marine life in real-time is being developed by researchers from Heriot-Watt University in partnership with Fisheries Innovation & Sustainability (FIS) and funded by the UK Seafood Innovation Fund.     Smartrawl uses AI-technology to determine the individual […]

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