A scallop skirmish erupts between French, British boats

A scallop skirmish erupts between French, British boats

PARIS-It won't be remembered as one of the great naval encounters between France and England but, unlike at the Battle of Trafalgar, this time French mariners felt they won.

He also claimed: "About forty boats from Port-en-Bessin, Courseulles, Ouistreham, Trouville, Honfleur, and Le Havre, in particular, had sailed in the night to denounce the British fishermen who plunder the scallop deposit".

British and French fishermen have clashed in the Channel, over alleged "looting" of the scallop fishing grounds there by British boats.

"This kind of event is extremely risky at sea", she said, adding that authorities would remain vigilant for signs of flare-ups.

'The UK government is actively looking into this, but, in the meantime, I hope that calm heads prevail and nobody gets hurt'.

A British trawler has purportedly been firebombed by a fleet of rival French fishermen in a dispute over scallops.

"However, French fishermen resorting to intimidation and violence is hypocrisy in the extreme". Their video showed boats banging hulls and at least one firework rocket being launched.

"They don't have right on their side, even if they do have rocks", he added, before calling for the Royal Navy's Fishery Protection Squadron to step in.

"The French might look like heroes to the French coastal communities but it's really very bad to put other mariners in danger", said its chief executive, Jim Portus.

The British were chased away with two boats, Golden Promise and Joanna C, returning to Brixham harbour with damaged windows.

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The British agreed to ban their larger fishing vessels from the area until October, in keeping with French restrictions, on the understanding that smaller British boats could fish there all year round.

"The French went out to meet the British to stop them working", Rogoff was quoted in The Telegraph as saying.

The source of the problem is the regulations that the French scallop fishermen are subject to. More talks are expected in mid-September.

French law prevents their fishermen from going out during the summer months in an effort to conserve stocks.

The site France 3 Normandie said the video showed the "The charge of an English ship during the clash between French and British fishermen!"

"There should not be any brawling, that could end badly".

An EU spokesman, Daniel Rosario, called for a negotiated solution.

But a 2016 report by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) warned that the fishing effort by France, the UK, Belgium and Ireland in the Bay of Seine was "too high".

"So it is in the interest, first and foremost, of the fishermen that this agreement is in place and we invite the national authorities to resolve any dispute in an amicable way as has been done in the past".

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