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  • New Issue: Fishing News 29.11.18

    New Issue: Fishing News 29.11.18

    27th November 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: – Quota reallocation pledge – Soph-Ash-Jay 3 joins JAS-N at Burnmouth – ‘No link between fisheries and trade’, says government – KFO encouraged by UK-EU declaration – Bass not a discards species…

  • Quota reallocation pledge

    Quota reallocation pledge

    26th November 2018

    Labour: ‘We’ll back small-scale fleet’ – More quota promised in fisheries bill debate Labour MPs called for a redistribution of quotas during a debate on the second reading of the fisheries bill that will set up a new fisheries regime…

  • Boat of the Week: Achieve FR 100

    Boat of the Week: Achieve FR 100

    21st November 2018

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Achieve FR 100 LOA: 24m Built: Macduff Shipyards 2018 Type: Seine-netter Home port: Fraserburgh We’ll be back next week with our latest boat focus. Got some pictures…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 22.11.18

    New Issue: Fishing News 22.11.18

    20th November 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: – Brexit fisheries sell out – Macduff completes Audacious BF 83 – Wanted: fishermen’s views on communicating safety messages – Mixed reactions to quota action plans – Major changes afoot with ILO…

  • Brexit fisheries sell out

    Brexit fisheries sell out

    19th November 2018

    Brussels links fisheries access to trade The Brexit deal agreed last week explicitly gives the UK control of its EEZ as an independent coastal state, ending the automatic right of EU vessels to fish in UK waters, and relative stability…

  • SFF annual dinner – opportunities must be seized and challenges overcome

    SFF annual dinner – opportunities must be seized and challenges overcome

    15th November 2018

    The 100 guests who attended the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation annual dinner in Edinburgh on 31 October heard four positive and challenging speeches from rural economy cabinet secretary Fergus Ewing, parliamentary secretary of state for Scotland and for Northern Ireland Lord…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 15.11.18

    New Issue: Fishing News 15.11.18

    13th November 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: – Gains and losses in 2019 TAC proposals – Inshore sector voices Brexit concerns – UK fishing fleet turnover reaches £1bn – Potting boat sinks off North Norfolk – MAIB report on…

  • Brussels reveals 2019 TACs

    Brussels reveals 2019 TACs

    12th November 2018

    Gains and losses in 2019 TAC proposals Proposed TACs for 2019 show increases for 27 of the 89 stocks involved, 35 to stay the same, and decreases for 22 stocks, reports Tim Oliver Of the main stocks of interest to…