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Fishermen bid to reel in political support
Fishermen bid to reel in political support
Exhibition captures the pride within Scotland’s fishing sector
Individuals from across the industry profiled in major visual project
Statement on international fisheries agreements for 2024
Scottish fishermen have broadly welcomed the first results from a series of international deals that set out their fishing opportunities and TACs (total allowable catches...
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...
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...
Petition Urging Ministers to Scrap HPMAs Launched by Seafood Sector
Scotland’s seafood sector today launched a concerted campaign against Scottish Government plans to ban fishing, aquaculture and harvesting in at least 10% of the country’...
Minister Must Stop and Rethink on HPMAs, says SFF Chief Executive
The Scottish Government must stop and rethink its deeply unpopular proposals for strict marine conservation zones where fishing will be outlawed, SFF chief executive Elsp...
Growing Coalition of Voices Opposes Highly Protected Marine Areas
Scottish fishermen have welcomed the growing coalition of voices opposed to the introduction of Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) on the eve of the closing date of th...
Statement on New First Minister
Scottish fishermen are urging the new First Minister to work with their industry to help it flourish at a time when most key stocks are in excellent condition and being f...
Fishermen Successfully Complete MOA training
Twenty-four fishermen from the whitefish vessels Boy John and Rosebloom successfully completed Man Overboard Awareness (MOA) training at Survivex in Aberdeen last week.
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