2019 Meetings

Wednesday the 6th November 2019


Meeting 3

Date: 6th November 2019

Location: Citywest Hotel

Wednesday the 13th February 2019


Meeting 2

Date: 13th February 2019

Location: BIM Offices, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

  1. The 2019 FIP workplan was adopted. It will be implemented by all FIP participants throughout the year.
  2. An information pack for industry would be developed for the next meeting outlining that the whitefish FIP had started, what the workplan covered, inviting fishermen to join the FIP and informing them of what is required of members.
  3. Marine Institute scientists will be contacted with a view to working with the FIP towards achieving the workplan goals for 2019.
  4. Fishermen would be invited to participate in the FIP meetings
  5. The MSC pre-assessments and pre-assessment summaries will be circulated and any uncertain elements will be clarified for the next meetingĀ 

    2018 Meetings

    Meeting - Thursday the 11th October 2018


    Meeting 1

    Date: 11th October 2018

    Location: BIM Offices, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

    The most recent meeting of the Irish Fishery Improvement Projects took place in BIM Offices, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin on the 11th October 2018. (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara is the state agency for fisheries development in Ireland)

    • FIPs for Hake, Haddock and Whiting are now underway
    • Review of the stakeholder group that has been developed from earlier meetings in February and May of this year.
    • The Whitefish FIP meeting was attended by BIM, Fish Producer Organisations, fishermen and processors.
    • At the February meeting the FIP requested that MSC pre-assessments be carried out. This work has now been completed
    • The FIP coordinator, Frank Fleming, is working with Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) developing profiles for the Fisheries-The pre-assessment data is being used to develop the profiles
    • The pre-assessments are now being used to develop draft plans. The Plans are to be presented to the FIP stakeholder group in early 2019