The North Eastern Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority (NEIFCA) has successfully prosecuted the owner and master of the scallop dredging vessel, Star of Annan OB 50 and the owner of scallop dredging vessel Qvarl BM 29 for multiple breaches of local scallop dredging regulations and national fisheries legislation, detected off the Yorkshire coast.
IFCAs appoint new National Lead Training Officer
IFCAs fisheries enforcement presence.
The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a resurgence in the demand for local fish. Building upon this momentum we can support the fishing industry to reconnect our coastal communities and support our inshore fleet by consuming more of their catches.
Fines and forfeiture of fishing gear for visiting illegal net fishers in Southampton Water’s Bass Nursery Area
The Association of IFCAs (AIFCA) has appointed Robert Clark to the Associations new role of Chief Officer. Robert joins the AIFCAs from the Southern IFCA, where he was Chief Executive Officer
Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCAs) updates for the Inshore Fishing Community
Minister George Eustice announced the extension of Defra “new burdens” funding for the ten Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities until 2020 (the next comprehensive spending review) This funding has already been in place for 5 years, but before this announcement it was not guaranteed beyond March 2016.