• New Macduff duo set for sea trials

    New Macduff duo set for sea trials

    26th April 2023

    Zenith BF 106 (pictured above) and Excel BF 110, which have the distinction of being the first UK vessels with Tier III-compliant engines, are nearing completion at Macduff Shipyards, with sea trials scheduled for this week and next. Built at…

  • Greenpeace ‘survey’ underway in NE Scotland

    Greenpeace ‘survey’ underway in NE Scotland

    7th June 2022

    Pictured here tucked up on the outer wall at Macduff, next to the Prosperity UL 250, the Greenpeace vessel Sea Beaver appears to be taking a break from ‘surveys’ that have included filming scallopers working off the North East coast,…

  • Crystal Sea

    Crystal Sea

    12th March 2020

    St Ives family achieves long-cherished ambition by taking delivery of new boat from Macduff Shipyards The new 24.5m twin-rig trawler Crystal Sea SS 118 started fishing from Newlyn towards the end of last month, under the shared command of St…

  • Boat of the Week: Georgia Dawn INS 140

    Boat of the Week: Georgia Dawn INS 140

    28th August 2019

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News Name: Georgia Dawn INS 140 LOA: 18m Built: Macduff Shipyards Macduff 2005 Type: Scalloper Home port: Fraserburgh We’ll be back next week with our latest boat focus. Got…

  • Caledonia III

    Caledonia III

    14th September 2018

    Macduff Shipyards delivers 19m twin-rig trawler built at Buckie for local skipper Steven Clarke Moray skipper Steven Clarke and the crew of Caledonia III are now twin-rig trawling on grounds to the north of Scotland from Scrabster harbour, reports David…


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