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  • Apply for grant funding to help improve the safety of your fishing vessels.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    The grant provides funding over a three year period for up to 40% of the amount claimed on boats over 12 meters and 60% for boats under 12 meters. The maximum amount that you can receive depends on the size of your boat. In addition maximum eligible costs apply for each individual item: - Vessels equal to or greater than 24 metres: max. grant €20,000 - Vessels equal to or greater than 18 metres and under 24 metres: max. grant €15,000 - Vessels equal to or greater than 15 metres and under 18 metres: max. grant €10,000 - Vessels less than 15 metres: max. grant €6,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption
  • Apply for support for projects that promote the sustainable growth of output, value and employment in the aquaculture sector

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Project Type 1: Organic Aquaculture A maximum of €10,000 or 50% (30% for non-SMEs) of eligible expenditure, whichever is the lesser, per project per year. Projects Type 2: Biotoxin Harvesting Suspension A maximum of €100,000 or 50% (30% for non-SMEs) of eligible losses, whichever is the lesser, per beneficiary, subject to the maximum total aid to all farmers of €500,000 per year. Individual benefi ciaries will be limited to one aid payment over the period of the Programme. Projects Type 3: Capacity Building 1) New Aquaculture Farmers – Maximum Support Rate 50%, Maximum Support amount €500,000 2) SME Aquaculture Enterprises – Maximum Support Rate 40% Maximum Support amount €500,000 3) Non-SME Aquaculture Enterprises – Maximum Support Rate 30% Maximum Support amount €500,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption
    Marine aquaculture
    Research & innovation
  • BIM’s Enhanced Safety Training Scheme is a 1-day course designed to provide the skipper and crews of registered fishing vessels with on-going training in personal survival techniques, first aid, fire fighting, and health and safety in the workplace

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    The following rates apply in every case: - Vessels less than 15 metres in length (LOA): 1-day Enhanced Safety Training course including a Personal Flotation Device fitted with a Personal Locator Beacon: €155 - Vessels 15 metres and greater in length: 1-day Enhanced Safety Training course including a Personal Flotation Device fitted with a Personal Locator Beacon: €190
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption
  • Apply for grant funding to further improve the sustainability of Ireland’s lobster stocks.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Two levels of grant aid will be offered to individual or group applications for: Solely vessels 12m or less and using non-towed gear • Individual applications – 70% • Group applications – 75% In certain circumstances, agreed in advance with the managing authority, these rates may be increased to a maximum of 80%. Vessels greater than 12m and less than 15m • Individual applications – 50% • Group applications – 60%
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption
  • Apply for grant funding to help improve the safety of your marine tourism vessels.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    The grant provides funding for up to 40% of the amount claimed - No minimum level of expenditure applies to this scheme. - The grant aid available in respect of any vessel is 40% of the total eligible costs, subject to the cumulative grant not exceeding €3,000 for this or any previous application in the three years up to the date of approval of this application.
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • innovation in fisheries
    • improving the value of your fishery products, improving the quality of your fishery products, or how to use unwanted catches

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for animal feeding
    Fish for human consumption
    Prevent and protect against illegal movement of people and goods
    Protection of habitats
    Traceability and security of goods supply chains
  • Os apoios previstos no presente regime têm como finalidade reforçar a competitividade das empresas integradas no sector da transformação dos produtos da pesca e da aquicultura, nomeadamente promovendo a eficiência energética, fomentando a inovação e potenciando a valorização dos produtos e a melh

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    n/a
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for animal feeding
    Fish for human consumption
    Marine aquaculture
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • innovation in fisheries
    • conservation measures and regional cooperation
    • innovation linked to the conservation of marine biological resources
    • protection and restoration of marine biodiversity

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for animal feeding
    Fish for human consumption
    Prevent and protect against illegal movement of people and goods
  • Os apoios previstos no presente regulamento têm por objeto promover o aumento da competitividade e da viabilidade das empresas de pesca, através de investimentos nos navios de pesca, destinados a melhorar a higiene, a saúde, a segurança e as condições de trabalho dos pescadores, a promover a valo

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    n/a
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for animal feeding
    Fish for human consumption
  • This scheme is specifically designed to assist all those directly involved or soon to be involved in implementing the landing obligation.  Eligibility is limited to fishermen; organisations of fishermen; fishermen’s co-operatives; and&nbsp

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption

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