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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

13 Nov White fish landings record smashed

White fish landings in Shetland have achieved record levels, with five weeks to go before the market closes for Christmas.

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13 Nov Skipper takes issue with environmentalists on trawling

Skipper takes issue with environmentalists on trawling A Shetland fishing skipper has highlighted scientific work that suggests trawling may benefit rather than harm marine life on the ocean floor.

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16 Oct Wrong mackerel deal would be disastrous for industry, warns SFA

A deal of the sort being put forward by the European Commission to end the mackerel dispute would be disastrous for the UK fishing industry, according to Shetland Fishermen’s Association.

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23 Sep Pelagic skipper delighted with quality of local work

Pelagic skipper delighted with quality of local work The Charisma (LK 362), in common with the other seven vessels in Shetland’s pelagic fleet, requires a lot of maintenance work and regular replacement of gear.

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04 Sep Award-winning fish friers sample best of Shetland seafood

Award-winning fish friers sample best of Shetland seafood Britain’s most talented young fish and chip shop staff paid a visit to the Lerwick fish market this week – and were impressed by what they saw.

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23 Aug Record year on horizon for Shetland white fish landings

Record year on horizon for Shetland white fish landings Shetland is destined for a record year of white fish landings, as boats report high levels of stocks around the islands.

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25 Jul SFPO welcomes Scottish government support for Industry

SFPO welcomes Scottish government support for Industry The Shetland PO has welcomed the support announced today (Thursday 25th July) by Scottish fisheries secretary Richard Lochhead. Shetland Fish Producers’ Organisation chief executive Brian Isbister, Ch...

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19 Jul Stock Recovery Confirmed in New Report

Leading researchers published a report yesterday that claims that “the majority of assessed stocks are fished sustainably” in the North Sea and West of Scotland. Compiled by Paul Fernandes of the Univ...

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12 Jul Good News on Fish Stocks

Good News on Fish Stocks The proportion of fish stocks within safe biological limits in European waters has almost doubled in four years, according to the European Commission.

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