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MMO Marine Licensing team grants marine licence, allowing for works to begin.
Marine Management Organisation (MMO) byelaw to protect valuable marine habitats and species in a further 13 English offshore marine protected areas (MPAs) will come into force on 22 March 2024.
Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has confirmed that more than 80% of under-12m inshore vessels participated in the I-VMS roll-out programme last year, resulting in £1.3m of European funding being awarded to fishers.
Changes to a key section of the catch recording app and website are being planned to enable fishermen to record when retained catch is landed.
Building on recent announcements relating to the move to a harmonised MCRS for crawfish and publication of the crab and lobster FMP, Marine Management Organisation (MMO) can now confirm the decision on the proposal to close…
The MMO have been given responsibility by Defra to manage the process of making appointments of General Members to IFCA Committees.
Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is reminding fishers with under-12m vessels that are yet to purchase their inshore vessel monitoring system (I-VMS) device, or have done so but are yet to claim their grant funding, that …
External waters fishing vessel licences allowing vessels to fish outside of UK waters in 2023 will expire at the end of this year. In the update below you can find the latest information on preparations by the UK Single Issu…
Scallop fishers are being urged to give their views on a range of proposals to protect stocks in 7d and Lyme Bay area of 7e next summer.
As part of the next stages for managing English offshore marine protected areas (MPAs), MMO has launched a call for evidence to support the assessment of fishing on harbour porpoise and marine bird MPAs.
The Studland Bay Marine Partnership has been awarded £186,000 from the Marine
Management Organisation’s Fisheries and Seafood Scheme to support the
conservation of Studland Bay’s precious marine ecosystems.
Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is to increase the minimum conservation reference size (MCRS) for crawfish (palinurus spp) in ICES area 7 from 95 mm to 110 mm from 1 January 2024.
MMO is holding a community workshop bringing together people who live, work and visit Studland Bay to share knowledge, experiences and values associated with the bay and its vitally important natural environment.
Throughout 2023, the Marine Management Organisation and Studland Bay Marine Partnership (SBMP) have continued to take forward initiatives to protect Studland Bay’s precious marine ecosystems.
MMO is now commencing the roll-out phase of inshore vessel monitoring system (I-VMS) devices to under six metre vessels. This phase continues the MMO’s support for all under 12 metre vessels to enable them to meet the requir…
As the roll-out schedule for ordering inshore vessel monitoring system (I-VMS) devices enters its third and final phase, fishers with 6-12m vessels are reminded to take advantage of the grant funding by 30 November.
As work starts on the Tyne Bridge restoration, specific assurances were required to gain the requisite licensing from the MMO.
Fishers with under-12m vessels are being urged to ACT NOW to ensure they don’t lose out on grant funding for an I-VMS device ahead of the legal requirements coming into force next Spring.
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has announced changes to the licensing conditions for human burials at sea for the sea burial site at The Needles off the Isle of Wight.
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published its annual UK Sea Fisheries Statistics 2022.
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