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  • Glenugie arrives at Whalsay

    Glenugie arrives at Whalsay

    26th June 2017

    The newest addition to the Shetland whitefish fleet, the 26m seiner/trawler Glenugie PD 347, berthed in Symbister harbour for the first time last week after being bought by the Whalsay-based Prevail Fishing Company from the Heather Fishing Company, reports David…

  • Boat of the Week: Ocean Endevour PD 625

    Boat of the Week: Ocean Endevour PD 625

    26th June 2017

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Ocean Endeavour PD 625 LOA: 30.5m Built: James N Miller & Sons St Monans 1992 Type: Single-rig whitefish trawler Home port: Peterhead We’ll be back next…

  • New issue: Fishing News 29.06.17

    New issue: Fishing News 29.06.17

    26th June 2017

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Fisheries Bill to give control of UK waters • Feature: Alannah Riley • Brixham Trawler Race in pictures • Boat of the Week: Ocean Endevour PD 625 • Glenugie arrives at…

  • Fisheries Bill to give control of UK waters

    Fisheries Bill to give control of UK waters

    26th June 2017

    Legal wheels set in motion for post-Brexit era. Industry leaders have welcomed the announcement of a historic Fisheries Bill that will give the UK legal control over its own waters after Brexit, and end 40 years of rule by Brussels,…

  • OSF Orkney brown crab creel fishery begins MSC assessment

    OSF Orkney brown crab creel fishery begins MSC assessment

    19th June 2017

    The Orkney Sustainable Fisheries (OSF) Orkney brown crab creel fishery has reached another milestone on its journey towards certification as a sustainable source of seafood. The fishery will formally enter full assessment against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard…

  • Keel laying ceremony at Lerwick

    Keel laying ceremony at Lerwick

    19th June 2017

    The Shetland-based engineering firm, Malakoff Limited, last week hosted a keel laying ceremony for a new 14m catamaran workboat, commissioned by industry giants, Cooke Aquaculture. Above: Profile of the 14m catamaran to be built by Malakoff Limited. The vessel was designed…

  • Boat of the Week: Asteria II BRD 250

    Boat of the Week: Asteria II BRD 250

    19th June 2017

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Asteria II BRD 250 LOA: 18.27m Built: Parkol Marine Engineering Whitby 2000 Type: Twin-rig trawler Home port: Uig We’ll be back next week with our latest…

  • Scottish Maritime Academy welcomes HRH The Prince of Wales

    Scottish Maritime Academy welcomes HRH The Prince of Wales

    19th June 2017

    Prince Charles visited the Scottish Maritime Academy (SMA) at Peterhead last week, when he met fishermen studying to extend their fishing careers, reports David Linkie. Above: Andrew Reid of Avoch meets HRH The Prince of Wales, watched by Jonathon Dixon, while…

  • New issue: Fishing News 22.06.17

    New issue: Fishing News 22.06.17

    19th June 2017

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Creel group calls for 50% of Scots prawn fishery • Feature: Pathway • Scottish Maritime Academy welcomes HRH Prince of Wales • Boat of the Week: Asteria II BRD 250 •…

  • Creel group calls for 50% of Scots prawn fishery

    Creel group calls for 50% of Scots prawn fishery

    19th June 2017

    SFF: ‘Claims based on pseudo-economics’ A group representing Scottish inshore creel fishermen is calling on the Scottish government to give Scotland’s creel fishermen a 50% share of the Nephrops fishery by 2022, to enable them to supply the growing live…