Bord Iascaigh Mhara, the State agency with responsibility for developing the Irish Seafood Industry was established by the Sea Fisheries Act, 1952. BIM’s mission is to promote and support the sustainable development of the Irish seafood industry in coastal regions and enhance its contribution to employment, income and welfare both regionally and nationally.
Clientele BIM’s clients include fishermen, fish farmers, processors and those engaged in marketing Irish seafood, in addition to students, educators, the media, seafood consumers and the general public.
Alan O'Neill "You need to be quite organised - between paperwork and making sure you have everything you need for the trip"
Brendan Cavanagh "I can be quite patient which is a good quality for this job plus I can be a hard worker"
Nicola O'Higgins "You need to work with people in the industry as knowledge is everything - where to buy, who from, when etc."
Noel O'Sullivan "When you are an owner and Skipper you have to account for everything - the book stops here"
Liz O'Toole "A motivated person can easily progress up the career ladder with great personal and relatively good financial reward"
Brendan White "My main tasks are to make sure that the fish are in the best possible condition before filleting and that the fillets are to the highest of standards"