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Shetland Fish Producers’ Organisation

The Shetland Seafood Centre,
Stewart Building,
Lerwick,
Shetland,
United Kingdom
ZE1 0LL

T. +44 (0)1595 693197
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Shetland Fishermen’s Association

The Shetland Seafood Centre,
Stewart Building,
Lerwick,
Shetland,
United Kingdom
ZE1 0LL

T. +44 (0)1595 693197
E.

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22 Mar Association donates copies of popular yearbook to Shetland schools

Association donates copies of popular yearbook to Shetland schools Shetland Fishermen’s Association has donated copies of its popular yearbooks to all schools in the islands. Two editions of the books, which give an accessible round-up of activity within the industry...

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20 Jan Scotland's pelagic fishermen call for urgent review of Faroese access to EU waters

In a joint statement released today, the two associations representing Scotland’s pelagic fishing fleet called on the European Commission to review Faroese access to EU waters “as a matter of urgency”.

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19 Dec Shetland whitefish landings soar to 30-year high in 2016

Shetland whitefish landings soar to 30-year high in 2016 Shetland’s whitefish market had its biggest yearly landings in almost three decades in 2016, with 357,101 boxes set down and sold.

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14 Dec Statement from Shetland Fishermen’s Association: December Fisheries Council

Leslie Tait, chairman of Shetland Fishermen’s Association, described the quota changes ratified by the December Fisheries Council as broadly good news for local whitefish boats.

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09 Dec New Antares arrives home

New Antares arrives home The first of a new generation of pelagic fishing vessels arrived in Shetland today, with skipper Lowrie Irvine and his crew sailing the new Antares (LK 419) across from Norway.

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24 Nov Island fishermen urge government to recognise importance of industry

Island fishermen urge government to recognise importance of industry Fishermen in Scotland’s islands have joined together to urge ministers to recognise the importance of the industry to the wellbeing of their remote communities.

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11 Oct New report highlights Brexit opportunities for the British fishing industry

Shetland Fishermen’s Association has welcomed the publication of a report revealing the full extent of catches by foreign vessels in UK waters.

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08 Aug New Resilient arrives home

New Resilient arrives home The second brand new addition to Shetland’s whitefish fleet in as many years steamed into her home port of Symbister on Saturday.

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05 Jul SFA chairman receives MBE at Palace of Holyroodhouse investiture

Chairman of Shetland Fishermen’s Association Leslie Tait received his MBE from the Queen at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in today.

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24 Jun EU exit means governments and industry need to work together for sensible fisheries rules

Scotland’s two biggest fishing associations have urged the governments in Edinburgh and London to work with them to secure better fishing opportunities and more sensible rules following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union.

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