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The Scottish Fishermen's Trust is a charity established to enable individuals and organisations to receive funding for projects related to the marine environment, education and safety at sea.

Recently, the Trust has supported the fishing industry by awarding grants from ring-fenced funds for the enhancement of stability records for fishing vessels undertaking guard vessel work and also the training of fishermen on the latest version of the FishSAFE unit. The Trust has also approved individual awards to fishermen to support their deck officer (skipper and mate) and engineering training as well as providing bursary support for students and backing for other educational projects such as the new library at University of Aberdeen (see image to right). A number of marine science related projects have also benefited from Trust funding.

For guidance and an application for funding please contact:

Derek Duthie
Company Secretary
Scottish Fishermen's Trust
24 Rubislaw Terrace
Aberdeen
AB10 1XE

Telephone No: 01224 646944
Fax No: 01224 647058
Email:  d.duthie@sff.co.uk

Closing dates for 2015 Applications are:


9 April 2015
29 July 2015
14 October 2015

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Latest News

5th may 2015

A question and answer session with Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and Environment Richard Lochhead on the implications of the landing obligation for Scottish skippers will be held at the forthcoming Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2015.

Hosted by the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF), the open-floor discussion session will enable skippers to hear at first-hand how the new management regime for the landing obligation (discard ban) is developing and the main issues of concern that remain.

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