Catching Sector

ESTA are now back in full operation following on from the previous restrictions under Covid

URGENT!  Medicals for Fishers

MCA have now issued the following information on the need to have obtained a medical fitness certificate by end of November 2023

M Notice for ILO Health and Safety Responsibilites:

MGN20 (F) has now been replaced by MGN_587_Amdment_1_ILO_Work_in_fishing_convention_health_and_safety_responsibilities

This  affects all commercial fishermen in the UK.  Please make sure you go to the MCA website and read the documents.

You will receive more information if you attend the Safety Awareness course, which we recommend you do.  Funding is available, up until 31 March 2023, for experienced fishermen to take it if it is more than 3 years since you have done it.