As an alliance we are currently engaged with organisations with an existing interest in fishermens welfare and that are willing to work towards our plans for an alliancve. We currently don't have Members of the alliance as we have yet to go through the formal process for membership applications. Below is a list of the supporters and participants currently working with the Fishermen's Welfare Alliance.
Please contact us if you are inetersted in becoming a member of the Fishermen's Welfare Alliance, we hope that membership information will be available by the begining of July 2018.
The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) exists to provide a voice for fishermen, irrespective of where on the coast they are based or the size of the vessel they operate. Given the scope of government to influence the conditions under which fishing vessels operate, it is vital that fishing vessels operators are able to ensure that their voice is heard and that they unite to ensure that their voice is heard clearly.
The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) was formed in 1973 to preserve and promote the collective interests of Scotland’s fishermen’s associations.
North Atlantic Fishing Company, a subsidiary of the Dutch family-owned multi-national, Cornelis Vrolijk Group was established in the UK in 1984. We own and operate the British registered fishing vessels Cornelis Vrolijk Fzn and Northern Joy from our two UK offices in Caterham and Hull.
At Macduff we process more wild shellfish than anyone else in Europe - and that’s all we do. We are masters of our trade. We take a wild and natural product in fresh and frozen form to demanding customers all over the world. We’re focussed, dedicated - and with well over a century at sea behind us, hugely experienced . That’s how we can bring you the best, every time.
Sea Source is a membership organisation owned by fishermen of Northern Ireland who have been catching, landing and selling their world class seafood in Kilkeel since 1853. When you buy Sea Source you are buying direct, so you are supporting not just the fishermen from Northern Ireland, but also our families, our community, our way of life, our heritage and our future. Our methods are sustainable, our produce is wild caught, our philosophy is ethical.
The Welsh Fisherman’s Association is recognised as the national representative body of the Welsh fishing industry.
We work to prevent the loss of life on the coast and at sea. We produce legislation and guidance on maritime matters, and provide certification to seafarers. MCA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Transport.
The Human Rights at Sea Charitable Incorporated Organisation has been independently developed for the benefit of the international community for matters concerning explicit engagement with human rights issues in the maritime environment.
Our strong tradition and proud heritage has seen us stay true to our Christian calling for over 130 years. We care for our fishermen and their families in the most practical of ways whilst continuing to offer spiritual and emotional support, as well as maintaining our vital emergency response service.
The BRC leads the industry and works with our members to tell the story of retail, shape debates and influence issues and opportunities which will help make that positive difference. We care about the careers of people who work in our industry, the communities retail touches and competitiveness as a fundamental principle of the industry’s success – our 3 Cs.
At Seafish, our mission is to support a profitable, sustainable and socially responsible future for the seafood industry.
Seachill is a leading supplier of chilled fish to the UK retail market. The company has a strong position in the seafood category offering total solution to its customers supplying salmon, whitefish, speciality species, shellfish, coated fish and fishcakes, prawn cocktails and other added value products.
The Apostleship of the Sea serves seafarers from across the world, regardless of belief, nationality or race. In all the main ports in Great Britain our team of chaplains and volunteer ship visitors visit thousands of seafarers each year, meeting their needs through the provision of help, support and advice.
The Seafood Ethics Action Alliance (SEAA) has been established by the seafood industry to provide a platform for collective engagement, to share information on emerging issues, agree best practice solutions, and provide a forum for collective pre-competitive action where it is not better fulfilled by an existing organisation.
New England Seafood is a major supplier of fresh and frozen premium sustainable fish and seafood in the UK and one of the largest importers of fresh tuna. Our customers are: the UK’s leading supermarkets including Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose; as well as smaller retail outlets; restaurant chains; food service markets and wholesale sectors nationwide.
Seafarers UK is a charity that has been helping people in the maritime community for over 100 years, by providing vital support to seafarers in need and their families. We do this by giving grants to organisations and projects that make a real difference to people’s loves, across the Merchant Navy, Fishing Fleets, Royal Navy and Royal Marines. Last year we gave grants totaling £3.2m to over 60 maritime welfare charities.
The Fishmongers’ Company is one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London, and among the most ancient of the City Guilds. For over 700 years, as well as fostering the fellowship among our members, we have upheld standards in the trading of fish and shellfish and supported the fisheries industry – roles we still play today.