MMO Workshops on Under 12m vessel sensitivity to offshore wind

Poseidon and AVS have been commissioned by the MMO to examine the sensitivity of under 12 m fishing to offshore wind farming in the east marine plan areas (e.g. Bridlington, south to Felixstowe). They would like to meet with commercial fishers working in this area using vessels under 12 m. Eight workshops have been arranged over the second half of January 2024. The half to one day workshops are free to attend and their details are:


  • Bridlington (16th January – 08:00-16:00) Royal Yorkshire Yacht Club, 1-3 Windsor Crescent, Bridlington YO15 3HX.


  • Grimsby (17th January – 08:00-16:00) Grimsby Fish Market, Wharncliffe Road, Grimsby DN31 3QJ.


  • King’s Lynn (18th January – 08:00-16:00) Premier Inn, Kings Lynn Hotel, 12 Clenchwarton Road, King’s Lynn PE34 3LW.


  • Wells-next-the-Sea (29th January – 09:30-12:00) The Maltings, Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AN.


  • Cromer (29th January – 14:00-16:00) Merchants Place Community Resource & Learning Centre, 16 Church Street, Cromer NR27 9ES.


  • Lowestoft (30th January – 09:00-16:00) RNLI Lifeboat Station, South Pier, Royal Plain, Lowestoft NR33 0AE.


  • West Mersea (31st January – 12:00-16:00) West Mersea Yacht Club, 116 Coast Road, West Mersea, Colchester CO5 8PB.


  • Harwich (1st February – 08:00-16:00) Harwich and Dovercourt Sailing Club, Harwich CO12 3HF.


Please contact your local MMO office for further information.

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