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Post-Brexit fishing: the island of Guernsey grants at least 40 licenses to French boats, for 58 requests

2021-12-01T14:18:43.027Z

And the government of the Channel Island to specify that three other boats would come to replace ships which left the fleet f



Brussels had put pressure on London while French fishermen carried out several actions to make themselves heard and protest against the British refusal to grant more professional licenses.

This Wednesday, Guernsey announced that 40 fishing licenses would finally be granted to French boats, which will thus be able to continue to operate in its waters after February 1, 2022.

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And the government of the Anglo-Norman island to specify that three other boats would come to replace ships which left the French fleet.

Guernsey will thus grant 43 licenses for 58 applications.

They will be able to fish in the 6-12 nautical mile zone off the Channel Island, as was the case before Brexit.

Source: leparis

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