Fishing Industry Safety, Training Promoted at Riga Conference

10 April 2013, at 1:00am

EUROPE - Derek Cardno, Scottish Fishermen's Federation Marine Safety and Training Office, is in Riga in Latvia this week for the Fishing Industry Safety and Health (FISH Platform) conference.

FISH Platform provides for the needs of the fishing industry on a joint approach to improve the safety and health of fishermen and reducing accidents in the industry as well as the harmonisation of EU fishing training and certification.

There will be 10 northern European fishing industries represented at this week’s conference.