Some parts of the UK fleet have been able to fish on through the coronavirus emergency, bringing…
Covid-19: Social Distancing and the Fishing Industry
The NFFO, with the support of Nathan de Rozarieux and the Fishmongers Company, has produced guidance to help different types of fishing vessel undertake Covid-19 risk assessments.
Vessels and fishing operations vary enormously and this is an attempt to go beyond the generic Government guidance published over the last few weeks, to provide a check-list that will allow individual vessel operators tailor their sanitary measures to their own circumstances. We are hugely grateful to all of the vessel operators across the spectrum who have fed their advice and guidance into this exercise. We do not anticipate that this will be the final word on the subject but hope that it will provide a useful contribution, as more vessels go back to sea.