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Tag: Falkland Islands Fishing Companies Association (FIFCA)

  • Saturday, May 12th 2018 - 19:00 UTC

    Falklands: Brexit on the Brussels fish show menu

    FIFCA Chair Stuart Wallace said Brexit is concerning for many people and stark for local companies: “market for Falklands products is mainly Southern Europe”

    Falkland Islands fishing companies may have attended the Brussels Seafood Show intermittently for over a decade, but the looming specter of Brexit lent this year’s attendance unprecedented significance. For James Bates, Falkland Islands Fishing Companies Association (FIFCA) Executive Secretary, Brexit gave the industry’s stand at the show a clear mandate this year, “it was about being visible at a time when we need to be.”

  • Friday, November 4th 2016 - 10:40 UTC

    Falklands fishing license fees frozen for 2017; possible tax policy review

    Director of Natural Resources John Barton recommended increasing 5% only a few license fees

    The Falkland Islands has decided to hold fee levels across all fishing licenses for 2017 as part of a long term policy focus and in view of certain circumstances emerging from the volatility of annual catches. The Executive Council (ExCo) agreed on the decision by a majority at its last meeting extensive to all license types, including Illex, the Islands main catch.

  • Tuesday, May 20th 2014 - 09:19 UTC

    Falklands company wins prize at Brussels seafood show for third year running

    Beauchene’s Cheryl Roberts (2nd from R) through Marfrio won for the third year running the quality taste testing award

    Patagonia squid caught by the Falkland Islands Beauchene Fishing Company trawlers, scored a hat trick at the Brussels Seafood Exposition this year, winning a quality taste testing award for the third year running, through marketing company Marfrio.

  • Wednesday, December 26th 2012 - 07:06 UTC

    Falklands' Fishing Companies Association in its sixth year of existence

    Cheryl Roberts, chair of FIFCA underlined the recent success of Brussels Seafood Show

    The Chair of the Falkland Islands Fishing Companies Association (FIFCA), Cheryl Roberts, used the occasion of the annual Christmas social evening at the Wirebird last week to reflect on FIFCA’s role in what is now its sixth year of existence.

  • Friday, August 31st 2012 - 05:33 UTC

    Falklands claim Argentina wants to decimate Illex fishery: “environmental terrorism”

    Cheryl Roberts: “Argentina has no interest whatsoever in fisheries conservation”

    Argentina has no interest whatsoever in fisheries conservation, Chair of the Falkland Islands Fishing Companies Association (FIFCA) Cheryl Roberts stated this week, and Director of Natural Resources John Barton believes an Argentine action aimed at undermining the Falklands fishery is likely to have a negative impact on their own fishery.