• New Issue: Fishing News 18.02.21

    New Issue: Fishing News 18.02.21

    16th February 2021

    – Zero for boats from £23M – Fantastic seamanship rescues crewmen & Opportunus IV – Applications open for £5.45m Scots shellfish fund – New Scots exports taskforce – Man dies after incident on SW beamer – AIFCA appoints new national…

  • SSA: Seafish must change

    SSA: Seafish must change

    28th September 2020

    Seafish and Seafood Scotland ‘must be reviewed’ Overlap is hitting marketing, say Scots processors Scotland’s seafood processors are demanding an urgent review into the role of Seafish and Seafood Scotland, reports Tim Oliver. The Scottish Seafood Association (SSA), which represents…

  • SFO slams Scots landings target

    SFO slams Scots landings target

    12th December 2017

    Scotland and the UK’s biggest FPO has come out strongly against Marine Scotland’s proposals to force Scottish-registered vessels to land 55% of their catches in Scotland, reports Tim Oliver. In its reply to Marine Scotland’s consultation, the Scottish Fishermen’s Organisation…

  • 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,…


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