The United Kingdom is surrounded by some of the world’s busiest seas. The English Channel alone accounts for up to 20% of global maritime trade and connects the Atlantic Ocean to the North Sea. This means that there is an …
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News and updates about the work of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and its partners in enabling sustainable growth in seas around England. Marine industries are estimated to contribute around £49.4 billion a year to the UK economy.
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- The MMO ramps up plans to further protect English marine sites 26 January 2023
- Recycling commercial trawl nets from harbour to pellet in the UK 25 October 2022
- Marine Licensing in the MMO 11 October 2022