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A sea of opportunity – Scottish fishermen launch campaign for fishing to be at heart of Brexit

A delegation of Scottish fishing industry leaders today (7 September) launched the start of their campaign to ensure that fishing forms a fundamental part of the forthcoming Brexit negotiations, describing it as ‘sea of opportunity’ for delivering a sustainable future. The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) set out its aspirations for fishing following discussions last week [...]

2016-09-28T16:55:59+00:00September 7th, 2016|Brexit, General News, SFF|

Brexit on the agenda at Fisheries Innovation Scotland conference

The opportunities – and challenges – that Brexit could deliver for the Scottish fishing industry were highlighted at a cross-sector panel discussion at today’s (23 August) Fisheries Innovation Scotland conference in St Andrews.  At the panel session, fishermen, NGOs, and representatives from the seafood supply chain discussed the implications of Brexit for the fishing industry. [...]

2019-02-05T17:02:05+00:00August 24th, 2016|Brexit, General News|

SFF discusses Brexit with Secretary of State for Scotland

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation met with the Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell on Thursday 18 August as part of its strategy of gaining an early insight into Government thinking on the processes and goals of Brexit.  The SFF’s principal objectives were too hear from the Secretary of State the developing framework for Brexit [...]

2016-08-19T16:22:05+00:00August 19th, 2016|Brexit, General News|

Brexit – a great opportunity for Scottish fishing

The following article by Bertie Armstrong, chief executive of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation, was published in The Scotsman on 16 August 2016. It’s embedded in human nature to be nervous of change – our thoughts tend to default to potential drawbacks rather than opportunities. Scottish coverage of Brexit has seen a fairly severe example of [...]

2019-02-05T17:02:05+00:00August 17th, 2016|Brexit, Press Release|

SFF welcomes decision to reject Regulating Order proposal for the Firth of Clyde

The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) has welcomed the decision today (28 July) by the Scottish Government to reject an application by the Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust for a  Regulating Order for the Firth of Clyde. The SFF, along with the Clyde Fishermen’s Association (CFA) had maintained that such a management regime was totally unnecessary, given [...]

SFF Services welcomes visit from Australian counterparts

Following on from earlier meetings, John Harrison, chief executive of the Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC), this week visited the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) looking to pick up pointers for the setting up of a commercial services company with which to engage with the oil industry in Australia. Over the last couple of years, [...]

2019-02-05T17:02:05+00:00July 14th, 2016|General News, SFF Services|