Fleet Safety Scheme

Apply for grant funding to help improve the safety of your fishing vessels.

This scheme is intended to further improve the overall safety standards onboard Irish Fishing Vessels. The Scheme provides grant aid of up to 40% for the purchase and installation of safety items including statutory lifesaving, fire-fighting, navigation and communication equipment.

Who is Eligible Who is Eligible

Owners of Registered Irish fishing vessels of all sizes may apply for the Fleet Safety Scheme grant.

What is Funded What is Funded

Both the purchase and installation of safety equipment may be funded by the scheme. The full list of items covered are listed here; these include things such as:

Amounts Granted Amounts Granted

How to Apply How to Apply


Electronic Application

Apply online on Grant Electronics Management System 




If you have a question in relation to the electronic application process please contact BIM on 01 214 4100.

For general information on BIM grant schemes contact your Regional Officer or email: grantshelpdesk@bim.ie.

For more information contact grantshelpdesk@bim.ie or phone

Grant Assistance