Orkney Fisheries Association

  • OFA celebrates 50th anniversary

    OFA celebrates 50th anniversary

    13th May 2022

    Orkney Fisheries Association (OFA) celebrated its 50th birthday last month with a dinner and ceilidh. OFA was founded in 1972 by local fishermen to represent the interests of the Orkney industry. Since then, the fishing landscape in Orkney has changed…

  • COP26: Futureproofing inshore fisheries

    COP26: Futureproofing inshore fisheries

    5th November 2021

    Flexibility is key to ensuring that the industry can meet climate challenges – but this poses particular difficulties for inshore fisheries, writes head of the Orkney Fisheries Association Hannah Fennell Climate change threatens the UK fishing industry as we know…

  • Public Notice (Orkney): Gear conflict involving creels all around Orkney

    24th December 2018

    With regret this notice is to give Fair Warning that gear conflict incidents involving creels all around Orkney will be referred to Police Scotland and Marine Scotland Contact information to avoid conflict can be obtained from OFA www.orkneyfisheries.co.uk  @orkneyfisheries fb & twitter Tel:01856871818 Email:orkneyfisheries@btconnect.com


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