Tag Archives: National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO

National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) confirms, it will again be sponsoring the Skipper Expo

Representing fishermen from all corners of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, the support from the NFFO underlines the important place Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth 2015 now holds in the fishing industry calendar. The show on 30 and 31 October will be the third expo aimed specifically at the English and Welsh fishing industries and which also attracts visitors from other parts of the UK and Ireland. Read the rest here 12:40

Greenpeace’s cynical toytown fantasy – Fishing Body Rejects Basis for Greenpeace’s Divisive Court Action

wolf-in-sheeps-clothing-scaled500-e1371562470325“Despite Greenpeace’s claims that they champion small boat fishermen, they have once again failed to think through the practical implications of what they are proposing. The UK’s need for a diverse fleet of large, medium and small vessels to take advantage of all its fishing opportunities is vital to the industry’s interdependence in supporting port infrastructures and ensuring continuation of supply.”  Read the rest here 12:24

Norfolk crab fishermen forced out to make way for offshore wind farm works

red_02fishermen.jpegSo far 20 out of 24 fishing vessels operating in the affected area have refused offers of compensation made by the company, claiming they are inadequate to cover their lost catch from having to move to a less crab-rich area for a period of up to 90 days at peak fishing season. Read more here 16:57