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Isle of Man King Scallop season safety and security measures – COVID 19

King Scallop Fishing Boat

Safety and security measures have been stepped up at harbours ahead of the King Scallop season which began on 1 November this year. Around eighty crews from the Isle of Man, Scotland and Northern Ireland are licensed to fish in Manx waters for the duration… read more »

Fishing Support Announced

Queen Scallops

The Manx Government has announced a package of financial support for local seafood businesses to help protect their future during the COVID-19 pandemic. Action is required to protect the industry infrastructure, such as vessels and processing factories which, due to the immediate and devastating impacts… read more »

Isle of Man Fishing Industry – Covid-19

The Isle of Man Fleet has been under severe pressure along with local processors as a result of the Covid-10 virus. The local catch – around 90% – goes off the island to wholesale and retail outlets in Europe and the UK. And it’s a… read more »