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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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02 Jun Visit of UK fisheries minister George Eustice

Visit of UK fisheries minister George Eustice Following a meeting with UK fisheries minister George Eustice during his visit to Shetland today, Shetland Fishermen’s Association executive officer Simon Collins said there had been positive discussion on a range of issues.

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12 May Fish landings in Shetland buck national trends

Fish landings in Shetland bucked the national trend last year, according to newly-released figures.

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16 Apr Fisheries college brings huge benefits to Shetland economy

Fisheries college brings huge benefits to Shetland economy The NAFC Marine Centre in Scalloway plays a vital role in the Shetland economy, fishermen’s leaders signalled today.

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08 Apr Whitefish boats make improvements to save on fuel

Whitefish boats make improvements to save on fuel Two Shetland whitefish boats have had improvements made to their engines and gearboxes to help them save on running costs.

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13 Mar Shetland fishermen condemn Commission over mackerel deal

Furious fishermen in Shetland condemned the deal to award a huge increase in mackerel quota to Faroe.

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23 Jan Quota cuts would increase discards, warns fishermen’s leader

European Commission plans for cuts in North Sea quotas of major species such as haddock, whiting and saithe will have the perverse effect of increasing the amount of fish discarded at sea, Shetland fishermen have warned.

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23 Jan Joint investment in whitefish boats helps provide future for industry

Joint investment in whitefish boats helps provide future for industry Local fishermen and Shetland Islands Council have passed a major milestone in their joint efforts to ensure a future for the vital whitefish catching industry.

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24 Dec Shellfish landings up by almost a fifth

Shellfish landings up by almost a fifth Landings of top-quality shellfish in Shetland rose by 18 per cent between 2011 and 2012, newly-compiled figures reveal.

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17 Dec SFA reacts to December Fisheries Council outcome

Following the conclusion of the December Fisheries Council in Brussels today Leslie Tait, chairman of Shetland Fishermen’s Association, said he was relieved that there would be no further reduction next year in days at sea.

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13 Dec White fish Christmas in Shetland as landings reach record 300,000 boxes

Landings at Shetland’s white fish markets reached the 300,000 boxes mark today (Fri) – smashing the previous record by a whopping 13 per cent.

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