Aberdeenshire youngsters secure places on new training course for a career in commercial fishing

Following a successful first round of interviews, 10 applicants have secured places to undertake training that will pave the way for a career in commercial fishing. These successful applicants will now embark upon a three week introductory and safety course in June at the Scottish Maritime Academy (SMA), the maritime centre of excellence within North [...]

2016-07-05T10:19:15+00:00April 29th, 2015|General News, Marine Safety & Training|

South Australian government minister meets Scottish fishing leaders to learn about successful fishermen’s services company

A Cabinet Minister of the Government of South Australia met with Scottish fishing industry leaders in Aberdeen today (17 April) to learn how Scotland’s fishermen and the oil & gas sector have benefited through mutual co-operation. In a meeting facilitated by BP, Geoff Brock, Minister for Regional Development and Local Government, heard at first-hand how [...]

2019-02-05T17:02:11+00:00April 17th, 2015|Offshore & Renewables, SFF Services|

It is not just North Sea cod – other fish stocks are healthy too!

Following on from The Guardian article on 8 April 2015 (see link at the end of article), which reports on the remarkable recovery of North Sea cod stocks, it is worth remembering that a large number of other fish stocks around our coasts are also in a healthy state and being fish sustainably. But first [...]