Released: 12 May 2017
BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, in partnership with key industry stakeholders from the inshore and processing sectors, is delighted to officially launch a Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) for Ireland’s brown crab fishery. The aim of a FIP is to improve the sustainable operations within a fishery and to progress to certification under the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) over a 3-5 year period.
Released: 5 May 2017
BIM, Irelands Seafood Development Agency’s food safety team travelled to Sligo at the end of April to deliver the second of this year’s regional Seafood HACCP workshops.
Released: 2 May 2017
Fishermen from Foyle Fishermen’s Co-op based in Greencastle, Co. Donegal are now active members of the established BIM Fishing For Litter (FFL) programme.
Released: 26 April 2017
The 23rd European Association of Fisheries Economists (EAFE) conference, hosted by BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, welcomed over 100 economists, academics, fishermen and policy makers to Dublin Castle today for the second day of this important three day business and networking event from the 25th – 27th April.
Released: 24 April 2017
BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, is delighted to officially announce Mr. Jim O’Toole as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. O’Toole, who was appointed by the Board of BIM, brings to the position a wealth of experience in global food marketing, sustainability development and change leadership.
Released: 5 April 2017
Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, has joined forces with ‘All Aboard 2017’ to launch the new ‘Guide for Fishermen to Register Digital Safety Equipment with ComReg’. This step-by-step guide aims to help fishermen successfully register the personal locator beacon (PLB) from their lifejackets with ComReg.
Released: 27 March 2017
Galway Seafood Producers, Claire Colohan, Galway Food Co. and Richard Collins, Saile presented their latest product innovations to a panel of experts for live feedback.
Released: 21 March 2017
Pilot project set to benefit mussel industry in Ireland and Wales
Released: 20 March 2017
BIM is today inviting entries for BIM Young Fishmonger and the BIM Seafood Retail Business Award 2018!.
Released: 20 March 2017
Released: 10 March 2017
Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, will host the 47th WEFTA (West European Fish Technologist’s Association) Conference in the Aviva Stadium from the 9th – 12th October this year.
Released: 7 March 2017
Fish Seafood Deli, a successful and well established seafood company based in West Cork, have developed and launched a new product range under the brand name ‘Fresh Fish Deli’
Released: 3 March 2017
BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, launched a new certification standard to drive sustainability in the Irish Fishing Sector, at the Skipper Expo International trade show in Galway today, Friday 3rd March.
Released: 1 March 2017
BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency and the South East Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) today, 1st March 2017, announced a local development strategy that will deliver €1.68 million to the region.
Released: 28 February 2017
BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, recently launched a Resource Efficiency Guide aimed at seafood processors to assist them to operate more sustainably at the annual Green Awards 2017 on the 21st February.
Released: 22 February 2017
Castletownbere Fisherman’s Co-operative Society won the top accolade ‘Green Business of the Year’ at last night’s prestigious Green Awards 2017 attended by over 500 professionals in the Clayton Hotel, Dublin.
Released: 1 February 2017
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. today launched the Local Development Strategies for the 7 Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs).
Released: 27 January 2017
Four Irish Seafood companies - Burren Smokehouse, Co. Clare, Fisherman’s Co-op, Castletownbere, Co. Cork, Irish Fish Canners, Co. Donegal and Woodstown Bay Shellfish Ltd., Co. Waterford have been shortlisted for the ‘Green Seafood Business Award’, sponsored by BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, for the upcoming Green Awards on the 21st February in the Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge, Co. Dublin.
Released: 7 December 2016
Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, recently hosted the last in a series of ‘Seafood Innovation Academy’ workshops in the BIM Seafood Development Centre, Clonakilty, Co. Cork.
Released: 25 November 2016
Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, are investing over €500,000 in a new fire training facility for the National Fisheries College in Castletownbere and in refurbishments to the Ice Plant to secure continuity in ice provision to the local fishing industry.