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Quarterly Meeting Notice UPDATE 20th July 2021

CHANGE OF VENUE The NIFCA Quarterly Meeting will now be held at: Defra, Lion House Alnwick Northumberland NE66 2PF The above address replaces the previous venue, the Newbiggin Maritime Centre but the date and time of the meeting on...


Become a NIFCA Member 13th July 2021

The MMO are now seeking new voluntary IFCA members for many positions around the coast, including here in Northumberland. This is an exciting opportunity to help manage inshore fisheries and conservation and shape our local coastline management. For more...


Guidance on the long-term impacts of the covid 19 pandemic on fishers wellbeing 8th July 2021

Please see HERE a link to the Maritime Coastguard Agency’s (MCA) notice to all commercial fishing vessel owners, employers, managing agents, skippers and crew. This document is intended to help vessel owners, skippers and fishing company managers to: understand the...


MMO: One stop shop for vessel monitoring systems for under 12m vessels 8th July 2021

The MMO has published details on the ongoing national iVMS project, as well as answering some frequently asked questions. Follow the link HERE for more information.   


Guidance issued by MCA on the long term impacts of the Covid 19 pandemic on fishers wellbeing 2nd July 2021

The MCA has published its guidance on the long term impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on fishers’ wellbeing. Please find the document here: