2018 Fishing News Awards

Fishing News is pleased to announce that the 2018 Fishing News Awards will be held in Aberdeen on the evening of Thursday 24th May 2018.

This event is dedicated to shining a spotlight on achievements, expertise and innovation from within the UK and Ireland’s commercial fishing industries during 2017.

The Doubletree by Hilton Aberdeen Treetops Hotel will once again be our venue, and it promises to be another night to remember. This year’s proceedings will be hosted by Scottish comedian Fred MacAuley, who will MC the awards and provide after-dinner entertainment.

Nominations, shortlists, and voting

Your nominations have been received, and category shortlists drawn up.

Voting for the Fishing News Awards 2018 is now open!

To see the shortlist for each category, head to our shortlists and voting page here.

You can vote in 9 of our categories via our secure online voting system, accessed here.

The following 4 categories will not have public votes: The Sustainability Award, Port of the Year, Young Fisherman of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award. These categories will be judged by a panel drawn from the fishing industry, using all supporting evidence provided through the nominations process.

Voting will close at midnight on Friday, 27th April 2018.