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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.

News

18 May New fisheries minister

Shetland Fishermen’s Association has welcomed the appointment of Fergus Ewing as the new Scottish fisheries minister.

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02 May Suspend Faroese access to EU waters, association demands

Fishermen’s leaders in Shetland are calling for Faroese vessels to be suspended from EU waters amid fresh concerns about mackerel catches to the west of the islands.

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13 Apr Newly-lengthened whitefish boat returns to Shetland

Newly-lengthened whitefish boat returns to Shetland Skipper James Anderson and his crew sailed into Scalloway today with the newly-lengthened Alison Kay LK 57.

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05 Apr ‘Da Lightsome Buoy’ final sculpture design selected for Lerwick’s harbour front

‘Da Lightsome Buoy’ final sculpture design selected for Lerwick’s harbour front A few days before Christmas last year, artist Jo Chapman presented three potential sculpture designs for Lerwick’s waterfront to the four business partners who have commissioned the work. This present...

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09 Feb SFA highlights dangers of fishing near Total pipelines

Shetland Fishermen’s Association has warned skippers of the dangers of fishing near Total’s gas pipelines in Yell Sound while accusing the company of doing nothing to make the area safe.

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22 Jan Fishing industry calls for rapid resolution of HNP dispute

Shetland fishermen are increasingly concerned over the future of HNP Engineers and the potential loss of crucial marine engineering services in the islands.

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22 Jan The European dream needs a little work

Shetland Fishermen's Association Executive Officer, Simon Collins,writes in the Scotsman about the balance of political power in our industry.

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30 Dec SFA chairman awarded MBE in New Year Honours list

Chairman of Shetland Fishermen’s Association Leslie Tait has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list for services to the industry.

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18 Dec Double record for Shetland whitefish landings

Double record for Shetland whitefish landings Records tumbled at Shetland’s whitefish market today as the highest yearly landings and most boxes in a single week in modern times were recorded.

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16 Dec December Fisheries Council

Simon Collins, executive officer of the Shetland Fishermen’s Association, described the quota increases ratified by the December Fisheries Council as broadly good news for local whitefish boats.

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