Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing yesterday warned that fishermen face an “extremely challenging picture” over whitefish stocks.
An ice plant which fishermen hoped would help rejuvenate a north-east fishing town is still not open - five months after it was due to be.
Any further delay in taking the UK out of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) would be highly damaging for the Scottish fishing fleet, industry chiefs have warned.
A Stonehaven skipper has claimed dredging gear destroys 4,455 tonnes of crab and lobster off the east coast each year, costing the economy £33 million.
Scottish fishermen have been warned that they will have to comply with "more bureaucracy" after Brexit in order to satisfy European Union food laws.
Scottish fishing industry in danger of being ‘left behind’ due to delay in roll-out of £16 million investment
The Scottish fishing industry is in danger of being "left behind" the rest of the UK due to delays in the roll-out of a £16 million investment fund, it was claimed yesterday.
Brexit will have a “catastrophic” impact on the fishing industry with processors facing a yearly bill of £34 million to export to Europe, sector leaders warned yesterday.
Brexit could have a “catastrophic” impact on Scots fishermen, with the sector facing a £34 million a year bill to sell their catch to Europe after October 31.
The number of salmon catches on the River Dee has remained steady for a third year in a row.
Michael Gove last night claimed Scottish ministers had only just “woken up” to the need to make sure north-east fishing ports are ready for Brexit.
An Aberdeen fish processing firm has been ordered to improve safety after inspectors found that employees were not protected from the risk of ammonia.
Tony Blair has warned fishing communities they are unlikely to benefit from Brexit, as industry representatives predicted that the UK’s fleet could face a blockade within 48 hours of coming out of the EU without a deal.
The Scottish Government was last night urged to pass on Brexit preparation cash to the north-east to ensure fish and shellfish can be exported after EU withdrawal.
A fishing group leader branded politicians in Brussels and Westminster "b******s" for not delivering Brexit three years on from the referendum result.
Fishing vessels operating off the north and north-east coasts are being sent more than 1,000 letters every year over potential rule breaches.
New Scottish Government figures have revealed mixed fortunes for the country’s fishing fleet.
The River Dee Trust is seeking new funding to help school pupils learn more about science, fishing and the natural environment.
A no-deal Brexit could "break the backbone" of Scottish fishing, industry insiders warned as they revealed contingency plans were still being drawn up with just six weeks to go before the scheduled departure date.
Young lobster catch at north-east port highlights ‘unforgivable’ practice blighting Scotland’s coastline
Fishing chiefs have demanded tighter regulation on the illegal landing of undersized shellfish after a skipper raised concerns about a catch at a north-east port.
Preparations are under way for this weekend's Seafood Festival in Peterhead.
Boris Johnson has assured north-east fishing industry leaders that fish caught in the UK will be sold to Europe without restrictions after Brexit.
Skippers and vessel owners in the Outer Hebrides are being urged to take part in a major research project to better understand the UK’s fishing fleet and its economic performance.
Accidentally-leaked memo reveals UK Government concerns about UK’s ability to patrol fishing waters after no-deal Brexit
An accidentally-leaked government memo has revealed “a lot of uncertainty” about the UK’s ability to safeguard its fishing waters in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
The Scottish Tories have claimed their candidate for the upcoming Shetland by-election will be a "champion" for the fishing industry if elected to Holyrood.
Derek Mackay was yesterday accused of a “huge blunder” for suggesting signing up to the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) would be a “trade-off” for Scotland re-joining the EU.
Boris Johnson vowed that access to UK fishing waters will not be used as a Brexit bargaining chip when he visited Scotland for the first time as prime minister yesterday.
Boris Johnson’s lack of “empathy” for Scotland could have implications for the Tory revival in the north-east, a leading political expert predicted yesterday.
A call to action has been issued to tech firms and engineers to help "revolutionise" the fishing industry through artificial intelligence and "smart boats".
The UK fishing industry is in danger of ending up with nothing left to catch if steps are not taken to enforce a ban on discards at sea, peers have warned.
Fish farming giant Mowi Scotland has announced plans to close and relocate two of its west coast sites that are close to sensitive wild salmon habitats.
Number 10 hopeful Jeremy Hunt has pledged to provide Scottish fishermen with a dedicated voice until Brexit is realised, if he is elected as Tory leader.
Anglers in the north-east have been warned to keep a close eye out for strange fish on the end of their lines, after an invasive species was reeled in on the River Dee.