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ITECHMER EXPO ALL SET TO GET UNDERWAY

ITECHMER EXPO ALL SET

Itechmer Expo all set to get underway. Itechmer – the only fisheries exhibition in France that brings together fisheries and aquaculture professionals – gets underway tomorrow (16 to 18 October).

Organised by Lorient Bretagne Sud Expo Congress (LBSEC) this 13th show in the series is the biggest yet – up from 205 exhibitors in 2017 to 243 companies in 2019.

A programme of 30 conferences and workshops will also take place at the Lorient event, covering topics such as Brexit, the ship of the future, the place of women in the sector, attracting younger generations, ending discharges at sea and implementing digital technologies (these conferences will be shared on Itechmer’s Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/2p6H20O).

Lorient is a major fishing port on the Bay of Biscay (more than 3,000 jobs in the local sector)
landing 25,000 tonnes of fish each year. The Lorient fleets consists of 130 boats, from liners to trawlers, of which a dozen belong to Scapêche, France’s largest shipowner.

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