The Geological Survey’s seabed mapping fleet returning home after a successful INFOMAR survey season along Ireland’s east coast
Penalty points for alleged fishing offences to be set in State law
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has told Inshore Ireland that based on advice from the Attorney General, it would not be possible to deliver on an ‘effective and dissuasive points system consistent with the requirements of the EU Regulation’ by making the assignment of points dependent on the Court prosecution process.
DAFM added it had hoped that subject to addressing some important and administrative issues, ‘Ireland could move towards a system of sequential application of EU points’ in conjunction with the prosecution process’.
Deputy Pat the cope Gallagher has described the proposal as “defining logic” while maritime solicitor Dermot Conway says it was “astounding” especially as a decision was imminent from the Supreme Court.
Full story: Winter 2017
Continuous environmental monitoring underpins major port project
The Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project is seen as one of the most significant operations to date to be undertaken by the Dublin Port Company.
Under the terms of the EPA licence, Dublin Port has contracted TechWorks Marine to provide the environmental monitoring stipulated in the licence.
Charlotte O’Kelly outlines to Inshore Ireland the day to day operations throughout the four-year project.
Exclusive interview: Winter 2017
IN THIS ISSUE….
‘Disappointing’ 2018 mackel talks
2017 Stock Book
Widespread opposition to Fisheres Bill
Atypical permits for U-15m sector?
Skaginn 3X introduces new fish-chill technology
Women in Ireland’s fisheries
Border region waters, post Brexit
Ireland’s wastewater deficiencies
Climate change ‘underestimated’
Seafood processing innovations
Irish seafood penetrates Asia
Opinion: wild Atlantic salmon and IFI response
Sea lice/sea trout relationship
Native woodlands and water qualty
10-year-old makes waves on marine pollution
Latest news on marine R&D
200 years of Dún Laoghaire Harbour
Inside the Maritime Museum library
Super-trawlers: giants or grim reapers
Book reviews & competition copies