Firefighters were called to a blaze on a trawler featured in a new reality TV show yesterday.
Five appliances have battled a boat blaze at Macduff Harbour.
A north-east harbour now has 24/7 patrols after the council appointed weekend watch staff.
Fishing chiefs hope new regulations will give a north-east harbour another major boost.
Aberdeenshire Council has turned to trawlermen to help pay for weekend night watch staff at Macduff Harbour.
Aberdeenshire Council has bowed to pressure and begun recruiting for a relief night watchman at Macduff Harbour.
It will be a simple construction, linking three steel containers capable of storing 10,000 litres of water and 10,000 tonnes of ice.
Firefighters were called out to deal with a blaze on a fishing boat docked at a north-east harbour yesterday.
Fire crews are currently tackling a blaze on a boat at Macduff Harbour.
A team from the national maritime agency will visit a north-east harbour today amid safety concerns raised by fishermen.
A north-east fisherman has spoken out about his concerns over the “disgraceful” lack of night watchmen in Macduff.
A north-east teenager who helped to pull a man to safety from a harbour has revealed he was acting on “pure instinct”.
Drunk man saved by night watchman at Macduff Harbour – a year after plans to axe the role were abandoned
A harbour watchman has been hailed for saving a man who drunkenly decided to go for a swim.
Three Army cadets who tried to save the life of a man after he plunged into a north-east harbour have been honoured.
Four teenagers who tried to save a man who jumped into the sea at a north-east harbour will be handed national honours for their efforts.
A seaman was taken to hospital yesterday after his foot was crushed between two vessels.
Fishermen have predicted a bright future for Macduff Harbour following a massive cash boost.
Macduff Harbour is in line for a major upgrade after proposals for a new ice plant were unveiled.
A job to protect one of the north-east’s most active harbours has finally been advertised following complaints.
A harbour watchman has come out of retirement to provide cover at a north-east port, while Aberdeenshire Council continues with efforts to find a replacement.
Harbour bosses have been urged to move swiftly to find a replacement for a watchman who has stepped down.
Two heroic teenagers have spoken of their attempts to save a man who died after they pulled him out of a north-east harbour.
A man who was pulled from the sea after falling into a north-east harbour has died.
A man was airlifted to hospital yesterday evening after being dragged out of the waters of a north-east harbour by a heroic teenager.
The emergency services have been called to an "ongoing incident" at Macduff harbour.
The skipper behind the campaign to save the night watchmen at Macduff harbour has made a last-ditch appeal to council chiefs before they make a final decision.
Council chiefs have been warned that scrapping night watchmen at Macduff harbour could sound the death knell for the port's future.
The final decision on whether or not the council scraps the night watchman post at Macduff harbour will be made by the region's director of infrastructure.
A report on the future of a north-east harbour's night watchmen service will be presented to councillors next week.
A north-east skipper leading the fight to save the night watchman post at Macduff harbour has presented a petition with more than 1,000 names to council chiefs.
A north-east harbour has been boosted by new facilities for local fishermen despite a continuing row over safety.
An election candidate has warned that the controversial move to ditch night watchmen from Macduff harbour is jeopardising the economic future of the town.