Posted by Mel Groundsell, Corporate Relations Director on 10 August 2015
Only one month to go to the World Seafood Congress, which this time round will be hosted in Grimsby from 5th to 9th September. This truly global event for seafood professionals will bring together an impressive line-up of world-class speakers to deliver a great programme of presentations...more
Posted by Brianna Marsh, Communications and Marketing Executive on 07 August 2015
Posted by Simon Potten, Head of Safety, Training and Services on 03 August 2015
It was extremely saddening to read in the Marine Accident Investigation Branch's 2014 Annual Report that eight fishermen lost their lives last year, double the number who died in 2013. ...more
Posted by Tom Pickerell, Technical Director on 27 July 2015
The seafood industry in the UK has been convening on the issue of ethics and the welfare of people involved in the global seafood supply chain since concerns over Thailand came to the fore 12 months ago. At industry's request, social responsibility has been added to the Seafish mis...more
Posted by Janice Anderson, Business Services Director on 14 July 2015
For the past month I have been out and about a lot more, getting the chance to meet industry and our levy payers. I went up to the Skipper Expo in Aberdeen at the end of May, and as well as appreciating the efforts in setting up our stand and the variety of services on offer from Seafish...more
Posted by Paul Williams, Chief Executive on 08 June 2015
Seafish is on tour, with a series of events around the UK to present the new Corporate Plan. We are covering most of the country, from Peterhead to Plymouth, where we hosted our first meeting on 3rd June. The aim of these events is to explain how the Plan was developed, based on sol...more
Posted by Paul Williams, Chief Executive on 11 May 2015
As many of you will already have heard, I am leaving Seafish towards the end of this year. So why have I chosen this moment to announce that I am stepping down as Chief Executive? It really is all to do with the fact that, for the first time in many years, I feel that I am leaving behind...more
Posted by Mel Groundsell, Corporate Relations Director on 01 May 2015
As anyone who has been lucky enough to attend this event will tell you, the Brussels Seafood Expo is an endless round of meetings - from sales pitches and deal-makers, to strategy sessions on some of the biggest issues facing the industry.
Seafish was well covered in terms of th...more
Posted by Lynn Gilmore, Seafish Northern Ireland on 20 April 2015
When I first got an email from Maria Hobitaki, an Electrical Engineer originally from Crete now working at the Bombardier Aerospace Factory in Northern Ireland, requesting Seafish assistance with a project called 'Sea For Yourself', I was unsure what to expect.
Maria is on...more
Posted by Mel Groundsell, Corporate Relations Director on 26 March 2015
This month marks an important staging post on the Seafish journey, with one Corporate Plan coming to an end and a new one set to start.
Looking back over the last few years, it's easy to see how far Seafish has ...more