Work together on wind farm say fishermen

UK fishermen want to work together with developers on the planning of a wind farm off the coast of Yorkshire. The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisation (NFFO) is warning of the impacts the new development could have on the fishing industry and is calling for more collaboration as the planning stages continue. The NFFO said […]

Fury as wind firm blocks fishermen in court

Fishermen were left reeling when an offshore wind farm owner slapped a court injunction against boats entering waters due to hold wind turbines on Monday. Norfolk fishing boats are prevented from entering an area near the planned Race Bank wind farm because the wind power company DONG Energy wants to run surveys of the seabed. […]

Fishermen catch grant to stay safe in oil & gas industry waters

Fishermen working in seas that have oil and gas machinery underwater are set to benefit after a safety project won a £413,000 grant from the European Fisheries Fund and the Scottish Government. The FishSAFE Information Project improves fishermen’s safety by giving them detailed information on oil and gas equipment under the sea around the UK […]