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Information meeting for fishing industry in Bantry next week

October 7th, 2016 7:08 PM

By Southern Star Team

The Maritime Hotel in Bantry is the venue for the meeting.

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The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA), the independent regulator for the sea-fishing and seafood sectors, is hosting a special Fishing Industry Information Breakfast for fishermen, processors and shellfish producers based in the south west areas on Wednesday October 12th, as part of a series of  information events being held around the country over the coming months.

Inspection requirements, landing obligations and technical measures are among the many topics that will be covered at the event, which is free to attend.

The SFPA will be joined by representatives from a wide range of organisations including: the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine; Air Corps; BIM; FSAI; Marine Institute; Naval Service; Inland Fisheries Ireland; National Parks & Wildlife Service and the Workplace Relations Commission amongst others.

They will provide information and help with queries on the latest developments and regulations as well as day to day matters relating to the industry including quota management, food safety and trade.

The SFPA Information Breakfast is taking place on Wednesday  from 8am to 12pm at the Maritime Hotel in Bantry. 

Places are limited and anyone interested in attending is asked to register by emailing [email protected] asap.

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