Marine / New Adenia readies for sea after trip via Killybegs
Brexit / Local fishermen want Brexit as soon as possible
Marine / Whalsay welcomes first of three new pelagic trawlers
Marine / Skippers urge ‘common-sense’ approach to cod quotas
News round-up / New trawler launched, another Great Taste award, fog affects flights, country gig, strongman contest
Marine / Long-term opportunities for fishing following Brexit
Marine / Investigation into grounding of fishing boat begins
Business / Seafood processors receive EMFF funding
Emergency services / Fifteen crew members winched off fishing boat after running aground
Election / Candidates share their views on the fishing and aquaculture sectorShetland News contacted each of the candidates for the Shetland by-election for their views on the fishing and aquaculture sectors and their prospects in a post-Brexit Britain. Here is what they had to say.
Politics / MEP confident he has full five years to help reform the CFP
Marine / Three new pelagic trawlers for Shetland
Marine / Local winners at fishing awards
Letters / Vote to have a say in fishing (European Parliament elections)
News round-up / Police appeal, Lerwick power solution, fishermen’s frustration, scam advice
Marine / Ewing opens national fishing talk-shop in OrkneyQuotas, discards and fleet expansion are themes
Brexit / Momentous times for fishing only two months awayBut changes are expected to be ‘evolutionary’ rather than ‘revolutionary’
Marine / Lerwick harbour reaps benefits of growing tourism and fishingPassenger numbers were up by more than 25 per cent
Marine / Factory trawler detained as Marine Scotland carries out investigation
Marine / Fish quota settlement ‘challenging’
Marine / Fishing quota cuts loom as government prepares for final fisheries council
Marine Scotland defends its boarding policyAgency says it is operating in a ‘fair, balanced and even-handed way’
Politics / Fishermen welcome Brexit fisheries dealThe UK Government has strongly defended the Brexit deal on fisheries saying the “red lines” on fish have been protected.
Councillor challenges Marine Scotland on fishing boat inspectionsEighty five per cent of all at sea inspections are carried out on UK fishing vessels.
Fishing industry rejects extension of Brexit transitionBritain could remain in CFP till 2022 with no say over fisheries.
Updated Fishing industry unhappy with draft Brexit dealMORE favourable trade terms for the UK to access EU markets following Brexit are likely to depend on EU fishing vessels being given continued access to UK waters.
Frustration over the amount of foreign vessels fishing in local watersFishermen leaders say they are powerless until the UK has left the CFP.
Business / Grieg’s fish suffer in the sunThe salmon company reported a loss in the third quarter of 2018.
Business / Fish landings at Scalloway continue while new market is builtSCALLOWAY’s ‘new’ interim fish market is now operational ahead of Shetland Islands Council (SIC) awarding a £5.6 million contract to demolish the old market and build a new state of the art facility at Blacksness Pier.
Business / New fisheries bill introduced to parliamentFISHING leaders have welcomed a new fisheries bill which the UK Government says will bring more powers to Scotland after Brexit.