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  • Boat of the Week: Angel Emiel BM 55

    Boat of the Week: Angel Emiel BM 55

    23rd August 2017

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Angel Emiel BM 55 LOA: 23.99m Built: Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam Holland 2000 Type: Beam trawler Home port: Brixham We’ll be back next week with our latest boat…

  • Golden Haddock landed at Peterhead

    Golden Haddock landed at Peterhead

    22nd August 2017

    The Avoch pair-seiner Boy John INS 110 landed a very unusual fish – a Golden Haddock – at Peterhead fishmarket last week, after fishing on the Bergen Bank, reports David Linkie. Above: The unusual Golden Haddock landed at Peterhead earlier this…

  • New issue: Fishing News 24.08.17

    New issue: Fishing News 24.08.17

    22nd August 2017

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Fewer than 50 days until Seafood Week • No quick Brexit change • Challenging Salcombe Crabber’s Race • Feature: South West • Golden haddock landed at Peterhead • BOTW: Angel Emiel BM55…

  • No quick Brexit change

    No quick Brexit change

    21st August 2017

    Present regime could last 10 years says law proffesor. Doubts and uncertainty over Brexit changes. The existing fisheries management regime in the UK could last for up to 10 years after Brexit, according to a law professor at Hull University who…

  • £8.4m of EMFF funding announced for 86 projects in Scotland

    £8.4m of EMFF funding announced for 86 projects in Scotland

    18th August 2017

    Sea fisheries, aquaculture and processing businesses will receive a share of £8.4m funding to boost growth and protect jobs in their area. Above: The pier at Pierowall on Westray, Orkney is to be refurbished with the help of a £1.7m…

  • Work starts on North Shields fishermen memorial

    Work starts on North Shields fishermen memorial

    18th August 2017

    Work to create a lasting memorial to fishermen who have lost their lives at sea is now underway. The sculpture, named ‘Fiddler’s Green’, will stand proudly overlooking the North Sea on land near the sands at the Fish Quay in…

  • Boat news: Farnella H 135 and North Star WK 673

    Boat news: Farnella H 135 and North Star WK 673

    17th August 2017

    Farnella repaint nears completion The 40.2m stern trawler Farnella H 135 was returned to the water last week after being fully repainted inside the maintenance hall at Peterhead, reports David Linkie. Above: The refurbished and renamed North Star on Macduff Slipway…

  • High levels of herring activity at Peterhead

    High levels of herring activity at Peterhead

    16th August 2017

    The summer herring fishery in the North Sea is gathering momentum, with skippers reporting a good spread of marks across a wide area, reports David Linkie. Above: Wiron 5 and Wiron 6 landing frozen-at-sea and fresh herring to Northbay Pelagic at…

  • Victory Rose pairs up with her Whitby sistership Our Lass III

    Victory Rose pairs up with her Whitby sistership Our Lass III

    15th August 2017

    Whitby skipper James Locker and the crew of the new 26m whitefish vessel Victory Rose WY 34 were fishing their first trip this week in the North Sea pairing-seining with the almost identical Our Lass III WY 261, reports David…

  • New issue: Fishing News 17.08.17

    New issue: Fishing News 17.08.17

    15th August 2017

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Eustice: UK wants quotas that reflect EEZ resources • High levels of herring activity at Peterhead • Boat news: Farnella H 135 and North Star WK 673 • Feature: Grateful FR 249…