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  • Post-Brexit blueprint for UK fisheries policy

    Post-Brexit blueprint for UK fisheries policy

    22nd April 2017

    Former DEFRA Secretary of State Owen Paterson MP has set out a blueprint for a UK fisheries management system after the UK leaves the EU and CFP. This is a summary of his document, UK Fisheries Policy Post Brexit UK…

  • Correction: Seafood Expo North America (FN 30 March)

    Correction: Seafood Expo North America (FN 30 March)

    22nd April 2017

    In the 30 March issue of Fishing News, we printed coverage of the Seafood Expo North America (SENA). In it, one of the exhibitors was incorrectly named as Anderson Crab. This should have been The Crab Company (Scotland) Ltd. We…

  • Get your ticket to the Fishing News Awards 2017

    Get your ticket to the Fishing News Awards 2017

    21st April 2017

    Don’t miss out on the Fishing News Awards gala dinner on May 25th at the Hilton Treetops Hotel in Aberdeen. Taking place the night before the Skipper Expo show, the evening will feature a champagne reception followed by the Awards…

  • How days at sea work in Faroe

    How days at sea work in Faroe

    20th April 2017

    This article on how a days at sea system operates in the Faroe Islands, instead of quotas, has been written for Fishing News by former Faroese skipper and fishing industry commentator Eivind Jacobsen. The days at sea system has been…

  • Sam of Ladram BM 188 for Brixham

    Sam of Ladram BM 188 for Brixham

    20th April 2017

    The latest addition to Brixham’s beam trawler fleet, Sam of Ladram BM 188 landed her first trip into the south Devon port last week on completion of a €1 million modernisation project in the Netherlands, reports David Linkie. Above: Sam of…

  • Boat of the Week: Suffolk Chieftain LT 372

    Boat of the Week: Suffolk Chieftain LT 372

    20th April 2017

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Suffolk Chieftain LT 372 LOA: 38.25m Built: Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd Appledore 1968 Type: Long-liner Home port: Scrabster/Ullapool We’ll be back next week with our latest boat…

  • Scots west coast MPAs: ‘No impact on fishing’

    Scots west coast MPAs: ‘No impact on fishing’

    19th April 2017

    ‘Too early to tell’ says SFF. There is no evidence so far of any significant social or economic effects from the highly controversial MPAs introduced early last year on the west coast of Scotland, according to a Marine Scotland study,…

  • New issue: Fishing News 20.04.17

    New issue: Fishing News 20.04.17

    18th April 2017

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • MPAs don’t hit fishing • Post-Brexit blueprint for UK fisheries policy • Boat of the Week: Suffolk Chieftain LT 372 • How days at sea works in Faroe • New boat feature: Onward…

  • Fishing News Awards – less than a week left to vote!

    Fishing News Awards – less than a week left to vote!

    16th April 2017

    The countdown is on for the closure of voting in the Fishing News Awards 2017! We’ve had a great response so far for each of the categories, but there’s still time to get your votes in. With three times the…