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The European Union’s new regulations on fishing and tourism, which came into effect on 1 January, require all fishing vessels to have at least three lifeboats and five crew members.
The new rules will also require lifeboats be made of steel, with a maximum of 15 tonnes of material.
It will also apply to recreational fishing vessels.
In the past, fishing boats have been able to use steel, but now there will have to be at least two lifeboats.
The EU’s regulations will also mandate lifeboat makers to install equipment to reduce the chance of fishing boats becoming lost.
The industry says this will increase the chances of safety and prevent more accidents.
RTE understands that many of the equipment manufacturers will have made changes to their equipment to ensure safety.
The regulations were approved by the European Commission.
The Irish government will work with the EU to get the new rules into effect.
The rules will affect all vessels.
The country’s fisheries minister, Micheál Martin, said the regulations will improve the safety of fishing.
“We have a great fishing tradition here and we have a very strong fishing industry,” he said.
“The rules are going to make sure that the industry is in a position to operate on a safe level and that the boats are being well manned.”
Mr Martin said that if the rules go into effect, there would be an increased demand for lifeboats as a result of the new regulations.
“If you have more people on board you have a greater chance of survival,” he told RTE.
“But the rules are a start and we will work very closely with the European Union to make them work.”
The Irish fishing industry is also concerned about the impact the regulations are having on their ability to attract new fishing boats.
It said the new measures are also having a negative impact on the Irish fishing sector.
“For the first time, we are having a serious reduction in the number of boats in the fleet,” said Brian O’Sullivan, from the Irish Fishermen’s Association.
“This is going to cause a lot of issues in the fishing industry, particularly with the large amount of young people who are coming in to take advantage of the opportunity to get to work.”
He said that as a consequence of the restrictions, the number and size of boats operating has gone down significantly.
He also said the changes will have a negative effect on the livelihoods of those fishing.
The number of lifeboats in Irish fishing fleets fell by almost 60% in the past year, according to figures from the Fishing and Wildlife Management Agency.
The numbers of fishing vessels in the EU increased by more than 300% between 2011 and 2015.
This was partly due to the arrival of the fishing boats from Russia and Turkey.
In 2013, the EU implemented rules that would require all boats to have lifeboats of steel and a maximum load of 15 tons, but the EU has not yet implemented these rules in Ireland.
Mr O’Malley said the restrictions will make it difficult for the industry to recruit and retain a good number of skilled and experienced people.
He said: “This decision has a significant impact on our ability to recruit skilled and motivated young people to the industry.”
Irish fisherman’s organisation, the Irish Fishing Council, said that the restrictions mean many fishermen will not be able to get a boat in the first place.
It is not clear whether there will be any changes to the regulations after the regulations go into place.
However, a spokesperson for the fishing sector said that “many of the manufacturers have changed their lifeboat designs, which will make them less vulnerable to falling overboard or being caught in the storm”.
The spokesperson added that the Irish Government will work closely with manufacturers and the EU Fisheries Agency to make the rules work for the sector.
The European Union’s new regulations on fishing and tourism, which came into effect on 1 January, require all fishing vessels…