New figures highlight the Scottish fishing industry’s major contribution to the UK fleet’s best economic performance in eight years.
Shetland fishers say they’ll need ‘plenty of capacity’ factored into plans for lifeline ferry services
Shetland fishing chiefs have urged the Scottish Government to take growth in landings into account when it frames the next contract for lifeline ferry services to and from the islands.
Seven fishing skippers and first-time boat owners in the Outer Hebrides have been recommended for loans totalling more than £300,000.
Peterhead is enjoying a bumper year for fish landings.
The leader of Scotland’s largest fishing industry body has dismissed claims that North Sea cod are getting smaller due to climate change.
Scottish fishing chiefs insisted yesterday the sustainable harvesting of stocks would remain a key priority for the industry after the UK leaves the EU.
New retail figures from seafood industry body Seafish show Easter 2017 sales of fresh fish in the UK hit a three-year high.
Scotland’s fishing fleet could be in line for substantial quota increases next year, if bureaucrats follow the latest recommendations of scientists.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove was in friendly territory when he visited Peterhead to talk Brexit and fishing yesterday.
Seafood industry body Seafish has urged more women to join the sector in the UK after a survey found evidence of gender bias.
The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) said yesterday it welcomed the appointment of Michael Gove as the new secretary of state for the environment, food and rural affairs.
The first fishing boat to be built in Buckie for about 15 years has entered the water.
A retired north-east fishing skipper has warned the industry must “wake up” to what the fall-out from Brexit will mean for the Scottish fleet.
Caithness youngsters are getting to grips with examples of Scottish seafood at an educational roadshow taking place in Wick this week.
The Scottish Government is holding onto valuable mackerel quota while it gauges the success of voluntary efforts by fishers to help increase the amount of fish they land into the country’s ports.
The body that represents the largest number of scallop fishers in Scotland has welcomed new government measures to help protect King scallop stocks.
The Scottish Conservatives say fishing communities will “not be fooled" by SNP general-election candidates who try to keep them onside by signing a Brexit pledge.
Researchers at two Scottish universities have teamed up for a groundbreaking new study into the implications of Brexit for the country’s fishing industry.
A new report into the health of EU fish stocks has been hailed as proof that decades of industry self-sacrifice have restored fisheries to “greatness”..
North Sea herring has been given the thumbs up by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the body behind a highly-prized certification scheme, amid an ongoing furore over haddock.
New industry figures show UK sales of British seafood, much of it from Scotland, grew at their highest rate for four years during the 2016 festive season.
A project aimed at saving lives at sea has distributed around 3,500 pieces of vital safety kit to Scottish fishers.
Scottish fishing chiefs took the opportunity in the final hours before the triggering of Article 50 to hammer home their demands for their sector to be wholly under UK control after Brexit.
The health of key Scottish fishing stocks is closely linked to the type and quality of the seabed, new research findings have confirmed.
North America’s largest seafood trade showcase has been hailed as a big success for the Scottish firms on a mission to grow their exports across the Atlantic.
Scottish fishing chief Mike Park has warned the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) it could face legal action over its controversial haddock claims.
Scottish fishing chiefs yesterday called for a conservation group to retract “false” claims about the state of North Sea and west coast haddock stocks.
Scotland’s favourite fish has taken a battering of a different kind in a conservation group’s new guide to seafood species to eat and avoid.
Scotland’s fishing fleet would be given new targets for landings into the country’s ports under plans being considered by the Scottish Government.
Nigel Farage will team up with former UK Government minister Owen Paterson for the launch of Fishing For Leave’s Brexit manifesto in London today.
The north-east has netted a £4million-plus boost to the economy in the latest round of EU and Scottish Government fisheries funding.
A fishing industry campaign group has warned there is a danger of foreign boats ending up with “back door” access to UK coastal waters unless a decades-old treaty is “denounced”.