French Vessels Depart for Jersey Amid Tension Over Post-Brexit Fishing

Fishing vessels departed France for Jersey in the early hours of May 6, amid a dispute over post-Brexit fishing rights.

This footage, posted to Facebook by a local union in Normandy, shows vessels leaving port. The organization said the footage was filmed in Barneville-Carteret, where boats departed in the early hours.

French news reports said vessels also departed Breton and Granville.

According to the BBC, two UK Royal Navy vessels were sent to patrol the waters around Jersey in response. Credit: Hugo Lehuby/Comite Peches Normandie via Storyful