SEA Alliance Statement - Response to serious allegations featured in the Financial Times Magazine, and wider concerns relating to worker welfare in the UK fishing sector.
In June 2023 the Financial Times (FT) published an article on the mistreatment of migrant crew in the UK, with a focus on Filipino crew in Northern Ireland. This statement is in response to enquiries to a number of SEA Alliance members by the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC).
SEA Alliance Statement to the Press - Urgent action needed by countries to ensure minimum labour standards in fishing are met says major alliance of retailers and seafood businesses
At Seafood Expo Global in Barcelona, the Seafood Ethics Action Alliance called on countries to make progress on crucial international labour agreement.
SEA Alliance Statement - ITF and the implementation of the Nationality and Borders Act
Please read the SEA Alliance and BRC letter sent to the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) about the impact that the enforcement of the Nationality and Borders Act is having on foreign fishers in the UK fishing industry.
SEA Alliance Statement - calls for improvements in fisher safety reporting
Please read the SEA Alliance Industry Statement on The Pew Charitable Trusts report relating to estimates of fisher mortality.
SEA Alliance Statement - Cape Town Agreement for the Safety of Fishing Vessels
Please read the SEA Alliance letter sent to more than 40 Flag States concerning ratification of the Cape Town Agreement for the Safety of Fishing Vessels.
SEA Alliance Statement - conditions in UK fishing
Please read the SEA Alliance statement in response to reports on conditions in UK fishing published in May 2022.