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Archive for April 4th, 2008


Fishing fleet consolidation

Scotland’s white fish fleet is going to have to learn to deal with the impact of soaring fuel bills as it is a long-term trend which the industry and they cannot expect someone else to come in and bail them out according to Mike Park, executive chairman of the Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association.
He sees [...]


SFF - A new dawn ?

The SFF feels there has been a positive shift in the public perception of the fishing industry, thanks to fishermen enthusiastically embracing new policies and initiatives for the sustainable harvesting of fish stocks according to its chief executive Bertie Armstrong.
He feels the industry is working hard to enhance its image and in recent years has [...]


Draft UK Marine Bill

The Draft UK Marine Bill was published on 3 April 2008. Defra are seeking views on the proposals set out in the draft Bill and input to the supporting Impact Assessment. It may be found at
Many aspects of the bill that will affect the UK Recreational Sea Fisheries, the anglers who fish them, and [...]

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