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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.

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10 Nov SFA urges rethink on Faroese mackerel deal

Shetland Fishermen’s Association is demanding that the EU and Norway tear up the deal which awarded a huge increase in mackerel quota to Faroe.

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01 Oct Shetland bucks national trend to record higher fish landings

Shetland succeeded in increasing its fish landings last year while they fell across the country as a whole, according to new figures.

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19 Sep Statement from Shetland Fishermen's Association on referendum result

Following Thursday’s No vote in the Scottish referendum, Leslie Tait, chairman of Shetland Fishermen’s Association, urged the two sides to put their differences aside and work with the fishing industry in the isles to help it see off the threat from the discard ban.

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12 Sep Shetland fishermen call for increase in North Sea cod quota

Fishermen in Shetland are urging the EU and Norway to abandon a controversial cod management plan and increase North Sea quotas to help reduce the dumping of healthy fish at sea.

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11 Sep Pelagic boat’s extension makes her biggest in Scottish fleet

Pelagic boat’s extension makes her biggest in Scottish fleet The newly-extended Whalsay pelagic vessel Research (LK 62) returned from Norway this week as the biggest in the Scottish fleet.

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06 Aug SFPO proud to sponsor Fireball European Championships

Shetland Fish Producers’ Organisation was one of the sponsors of the successful 2014 Fireball European Championships held in the islands last week.

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25 Jul Skippers prove a match for scientists on fish stock levels

Fishermen are just as good as scientists at predicting the level of commercial fish stocks, according to startling new research.

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23 Jul Fishermen welcome positive engagement from Prime Minister

Prime Minister David Cameron went to sea on board the Shetland fishing boat Radiant Star today – and came ashore in no doubt about the need to tackle the European Commission over the discards ban.

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08 Jul Open letter from Danish fishing chief to EU Commissioner on discards

The head of Danish Fishermen has written to EU Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki demanding that the ban on discards at sea be suspended for a year at least.

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03 Jul Island fishermen urge new MEPs to take workable approach to discards

Skippers in Shetland are calling on newly-elected MEPs to think again on crucial elements of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy.

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