FOLLOWING a conviction at Cork Circuit Court the Master of a Spanish fishing vessel was fined a total of €2,500 and forfeited €80,000, being the assessed value of his catch and a further €12,500 for the fishing gear onboard. Jesus Ramon Rea Rosales, Master of the fishing vessel Armaven Dos, pleaded guilty to the under-recording of monkfish in the vessel’s EU logbook. The case arose during the course of
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SEA Fisheries Protection Officers from the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) confiscated nine lobsters from a vessel’s “keep” cage in Kinsale recently. Eight of the lobsters were “v-notched”, one was undersize and all were egg bearing.
THE Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney today officially opened the new National Seafood Centre in Clonakilty. The centre is a co-located “one stop shop” for the seafood related services of the Department of Agriculture, the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority and Bord Iascaigh Mhara. “My department, the public servants working in this new facility and I are committed to making sure that every effort is made to