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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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12 Mar Fishermen's leaders to meet new EU fisheries commissioner

Shetland Fishermen’s Association chairman Leslie Tait and executive officer Simon Collins are to meet new EU fisheries commissioner Karmenu Vella in Brussels on Friday 13th March.

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30 Jan SFA pleased with frank and constructive session with fisheries minister

Following a meeting between skippers and Scottish fisheries minister Richard Lochhead at the NAFC Marine Centre on Thursday afternoon, SFA chairman Leslie Tait said he was pleased with the frank and constructive discussion that took place.

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27 Jan SFA welcomes visit by Scottish fisheries minister

Fishermen have welcomed the opportunity to quiz Scottish fisheries minister Richard Lochhead during his visit to Shetland this week.

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19 Dec Inspirational charity installs defibrillators on Shetland pelagic boats

Inspirational charity installs defibrillators on Shetland pelagic boats Defibrillators are being installed on Whalsay’s pelagic fleet courtesy of a charity formed by a Skye man who is alive today thanks to the life-saving equipment.

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17 Dec December Council outcome welcomed as 'reasonably positive'

Two of Scotland’s largest fishing organisations have welcomed the outcome of the December Fisheries Council as “reasonably positive” for their members.

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15 Dec Second successive year of record fish landings in Shetland

Second successive year of record fish landings in Shetland Landings at Shetland’s white fish markets reached record levels for the second year in a row in 2014.

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10 Dec Anger as EU fails to reduce Faroese access

In reaction to the EU-Faroe deal announced on shared fish stocks for 2015, pelagic fishermen in Shetland have attacked the European Commission and Member State governments for failing to slash Faroese access to European Union waters.

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05 Dec Pelagic fishermen demand tougher stance on Faroese mackerel quota

Shetland pelagic fishermen have echoed demands for a substantial reduction in access for Faroese boats to European Union mackerel quota.

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05 Dec Associations welcome modest quota increases but warn of huge task ahead in 2015

The Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association and Shetland Fishermen’s Association today welcomed modest increases in haddock and cod quotas for 2015 agreed between the European Union and Norway.

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24 Nov Scottish fishing industry in peril unless governments act quickly, say associations

Member state governments need to wake up and assert their authority over the European Commission to prevent the ban on fishermen discarding catches at sea bankrupting large swathes of the industry.

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