NIFCA

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NIFCANordic Institute for Contemporary Art
NIFCANational Independence Festival of Creative Arts (Bridgetown, Barbados)
NIFCANorth Idaho Fire Chiefs Association
NIFCANetwork of International Farm Communities for Autism
NIFCANorthern Ireland Foster Care Association (UK)
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NIFCA deputy chief officer Mark Southerton said: "The court clearly took these offences seriously and imposed substantial financial penalties on both the owner and the skipper."
He pleaded guilty at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court to fishing within the NIFCA district on a number of occasions without a current, valid commercial shellfish permit, contrary to the by-law.
A prohibition on all dredging in the MCZ is on the table, but the consultation will also seek opinions on whether the ban should extend the length of the NIFCA district (from the River Tyne up to the Scottish Border) out to three miles or across the entire district, which extends six nautical miles out to sea.
At the meeting on Monday, NIFCA chief executive Mike Hardy explained that the authority had brought in a monitoring and control plan just over a year ago and the issues have been looked at in some detail.
"This is a proud day for everyone associated with NIFCA and the new vessel is sure to become a familiar sight to all those involved with the fishing industry in our region."
Chief inshore fisheries and conservation officer Al Browne from NIFCA said: "We are absolutely delighted with the new vessel and the extra capability she provides.
He pleaded guilty last month at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court to fishing within the NIFCA district on a number of occasions without a current, valid commercial shellfish permit, contrary to the by-law.
The NIFCA are asking |sea anglers to fill in a questionnaire as to where they fish, types of fish taken, baits use and so on.
The recent quarterly meeting of the Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA), which is responsible for an area from the River Tyne to the Scottish Border and six nautical miles out to sea, heard an update on the Inshore Vessel Monitoring System (iVMS) project.
EVENT July 9: "Bounty of the sea" - the whole range of species which can be caught between the Tweed and the Tyne on show at NIFCA's own counter at the Northumberland Seafood Centre, Amble from 10.30 to 3.30pm.
DIARY DATES NIFCA are holding stakeholder meetings regarding their revised by-laws on Wednesday, December 9 from 6pm-8pm at Amble Development Trust, Amble; on Thursday, December 10 from 6pm-8pm at the Olde Ship Inn, Seahouses; and on Tuesday, December 15 from 6pm-8pm at the NIFCA office, 8 Ennerdale Road, Blyth.
St Aidan, the new PS700,000 vessel belonging to the Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA), was officially named at a ceremony on Tuesday, at its berth in the Royal Quays Marina in North Shields.