Fishing News Awards 2017 Shortlists Announced

Fishing News Awards 2017 Shortlists Announced

The nominations for the Fishing News Awards 2017 have been whittled down into shortlists for each of the 12 categories...

Boat news: March 2017

Boat news: March 2017

New boats and refurbs in our round up for March...

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  • Heroes of the sea honoured at the Skill and Gallantry Awards

    Heroes of the sea honoured at the Skill and Gallantry Awards

    23rd March 2017

    The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society is calling on members of the maritime community, and rescue organisations, to nominate colleagues and associates who have demonstrated outstanding skill and gallantry in rescuing those in peril at sea. Above: The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society’s president, Admiral…

  • New ice plant for Scrabster

    New ice plant for Scrabster

    23rd March 2017

    Scrabster Harbour is set to maintain its position among the UK’s top fish landing ports following investment from the Scottish government and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) in a new ice plant, reports David Linkie. Above: Scrabster harbour – where UK…

  • Boat of the Week: Our Lass II DA 261

    Boat of the Week: Our Lass II DA 261

    22nd March 2017

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Our Lass II DA 261 LOA: 21.5m Built: Parkol Marine Engineering Whitby 2007 Type: Twin-rig trawler Home port: Skerries We’ll be back next week with our…

  • Scottish government aims to grab fisheries control

    Scottish government aims to grab fisheries control

    21st March 2017

    The NFFO argues that the Scottish government’s determination to achieve Scottish independence threatens the future of the rest of the UK fishing industry. Notwithstanding the referendum result in 2014, in which the Scottish electorate rejected independence from the rest of…

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