Scallop War

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The ‘scallop wars’ are over as UK and France reach an agreement

The ‘scallop wars’ are over as UK and France reach an agreement

The ‘scallop wars’ are over as UK and France reach an agreement

An agreement has been reached on the principles of a deal to end the ‘scallop wars’ in the English Channel, the UK and French governments have said.

British and French officials to hold talks to end 'scallop wars'

British and French officials to hold talks to end 'scallop wars'

French officials and industry representatives are set to meet their UK counterparts later to discuss ways to resolve the row.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

 ‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

The UK fishing industry has been vocal about the opportunities leaving the EU could provide, and after UK fishing boats clashed with French boats in a so-called scallop war last week it is clear that tension between UK fishermen and their EU counterparts are high.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

British fisherman tells Mike Graham French fishermen 'don't have the right' to scallops

British fisherman tells Mike Graham French fishermen 'don't have the right' to scallops

British fisherman: French fishermen 'don't have the right' to scallops

Jim Portus from the South West Fish Producers Organisation has said the waters in which the scallops of harvested from are “international” so British ships are “entitled to use them.”

British and French fisherman clash in English Channel 'scallop war'

British and French fisherman clash in English Channel 'scallop war'

British and French fisherman clash in English Channel 'scallop war'

Rocks, smoke bombs and other projectiles are reported to have been hurled at English and Scottish vessels during the confrontation in the early hours of Tuesday morning.