A Spanish fishing skipper was yesterday found guilty of carrying out a knife attack on a member of his crew.
A jury yesterday heard conflicting claims about a violent fracas in the wheelhouse of a fishing boat berthed at Scrabster harbour.
Firefighters in the Highlands were last night battling a large fire in Caithness.
Witnesses to sea mammals caught up in fishing gear are being urged to report sightings to a new agency set up to help animals in distress after the latest tragic whale death in Caithness.
A Thurso fisherman died at sea just north of Cape Wrath.
A creel boat was escorted into Scrabster Harbour yesterday after suffering engine problems at sea.
Repairs are to be carried out on a slope above the A9 in Caithness after a landslide earlier this year.
Conservation body WWF Scotland has welcomed the prospect of new jobs for two Highland ports from a planned floating wind farm demonstrator project.
Scrabster Harbour said yesterday there was no room for complacency at the Caithness port despite enjoying a huge increase in energy-related activity in the first half of its financial year.
Scotland’s most northerly mainland commercial port has underlined its success in attracting luxury cruise ships as passenger numbers increased this year.
A fishing vessel had to be towed back to harbour in Caithness earlier tonight, due to a technical fault.
A young boy has been airlifted to hospital with a potential back injury after he fell onto a harboured vessel at Scrabster Harbour.
A rescue operation was launched this afternoon after a child fell onto the deck of a boat at Scrabster Harbour.
Shipping line Eimskip has launched a weekly container freight service between Scrabster and the Faroe Islands.