Skippers urge no 'back door' option for HPMAs
SKIPPERS throughout Scotland are urging policymakers not to push through highly protected marine areas [HPMAs] “by the back door” after the publication of the consultatio...
50th Anniversary Yearbook
A short history of the first half century of Scotland's leading fisheries organisation, published in November 2023 to mark the anniversary.
Nine in Ten Scots Support Protecting Fishing Fleets
An overwhelming majority of Scots believe fishing fleets should be safeguarded as seas become more crowded with the emergence of offshore wind and renewables, according t...
Spatial Squeeze Report
A report considering the loss of fishing ground, and spatial squeeze regarding other uses such as offshore wind and marine protected areas.
Oil & Gas Decommissioning Policy - Key Principles
The key principles of the Scottish Fishermen's Federation Oil & Gas Decommissioning Policy
Offshore Oil and Gas Decommissioning Policy
The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation’s overarching principle in relation to oil and gas decommissioning in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS), is to seek a return...
Anti-Fishing Group Report on Stocks a ‘Naïve Assessment’
Chief Executive Elspeth Mcdonald responds to the latest report from anti-fishing group Oceana as 'naive'
New President and Vice-President for SFF
A new president has been elected by the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation. Hannah Fennell, head of the Orkney Fisheries Association, has taken over from Ian Gatt who has st...
Statement from Scotland's Seafood Coalition
Scotland’s seafood sector today warned ministers that rebranding Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) to make them more palatable to coastal communities would be a grave...