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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
E.

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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

10 Dec SFA appoints new policy advisor

SFA appoints new policy advisor Shetland Fishermen’s Association has recruited a policy advisor to help promote the local industry across Europe and highlight its importance to the community.

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03 Dec Pelagic fishermen demand urgent changes to EU-Faroe deal

Pelagic fishermen from across Scotland have united to demand an urgent rethink of a political deal which is allowing Faroe to catch a third of its mackerel quota (40,000 tonnes) in EU waters.

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30 Oct Anger as Faroese mackerel boats encroach on Shetland waters

Anger as Faroese mackerel boats encroach on Shetland waters With the autumn mackerel fishery well under way, Shetland Fishermen’s Association is calling for Marine Scotland to maintain a level playing field for all boats operating in EU waters.

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15 Sep Fishing industry’s contribution to Shetland economy highlighted

Fishing industry’s contribution to Shetland economy highlighted The importance of the fishing industry to the Shetland economy has been starkly underlined by new figures showing that the turnover of the local fleet increased by more than 40 per cent last year.Shet...

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25 Aug Newly-lengthened Adenia returns home

Newly-lengthened Adenia returns home The Whalsay pelagic boat Adenia (LK 193) returned home this week after being lengthened to improve stability and enhance the quality of fish landed.

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20 Aug Industry and scientists work together on fish stocks

Scientists and fishermen have been working together in Shetland to fill gaps in knowledge about the biology and ecology of several commercially important fish species.

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05 Aug New Guardian Angell arrives in Shetland

New Guardian Angell arrives in Shetland The new Guardian Angell (LK 272) arrived home in Shetland today after successful engine and fishing trials off Whitby last week.

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16 Jul Fishermen in Shetland join battle to promote industry’s interests in EU

The fishing industry in Shetland is to step up efforts to ensure its voice is heard in the EU by joining a major campaigning association which represents more than 80,000 fishermen.

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30 Jun Islands fishing bodies call for safeguards through devolution

Fisheries associations in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles have combined forces to urge the Scottish Government to protect the industry in the island groups.

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04 May High quality fish brings added value to Shetland landings

The value of fish landings in Shetland soared last year as the quality of catches increased significantly.

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