Updates on marine plan development, our work to protect the oceans around UK Overseas Territories, explaining our marine licensing role in high profile developments and additional explanation of commercial fishing.
The Head of Enforcement and Compliance for the Blue Belt programme discusses his work to to identify sustainable compliance and enforcement solutions for the UK Overseas Territories.
The Marine Licensing team often carries out interchange sessions with customers and organisations with an interest in our work.
To help explain more about our varied marine licensing remit we take a brief look at a selection of activities carried out by the team in early 2017.
Laura Milstead, Administration Officer with the MMO North Shields coastal office tells us about the valuable work of MMO coastal data entry teams.
The MMO is one of a number of Government organisations involved in Project Kraken – conducting intelligence-led enforcement activities in the marine area.
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 …