The MMO is one of a number of Government organisations involved in Project Kraken – conducting intelligence-led enforcement activities in the marine area.
Today is #TalkLikeAPirateDay and I wanted to share some information on the work the IUU team do to implement the IUU Regulation on behalf of the UK and prevent illegally caught fish from coming across our border.
Phil Haslam, Director of Operations at the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), discusses why it is bringing the issue of illegal fish supply chains to the table.
Monday Up early and I start the week with a 7:00am market inspection at North Shields Fish Auction Hall. I arrive to find fish being weighed and sorted into boxes by species ready for the auction at 7:30am. I use …