Sustainable Fisheries Part B scheme reopens for applications 

BIM has this week reopened the Sustainable Fisheries (Part B) scheme.

The scheme is funded under European, Maritime and Fisheries Fund Operational Programme and supports specific listed capital investment items on board fishing vessels under one of the following areas:


o Improvement in hygiene, health or working conditions

o Improvement in the quality of fishery products or adds value to fishery products

o Elimination of discards or dealing with unwanted catches

o Improvement in size or species selectivity

o Reduction in the impact of fishing gear on the ecosystem including the seabed or on non-target species

o Equipment to prevent by-catch of mammals and birds.


Details about the scheme can be found by visiting

The deadline for applications is 15 June, 2023.