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SFF welcomes funding package for smaller vessels

SFF welcomes funding package for smaller vessels

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation welcomed the funding package for smaller vessels as a good first step to support the industry. SFF chief executive Elspeth Macdonald said: “The markets that these boats sold into have largely disappeared due to the Covid-19...
Entire Boulogne fleet to tie up due to coronavirus

Entire Boulogne fleet to tie up due to coronavirus

Around 80 fishing boats in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France’s busiest fishing port, have today (March 16) been told to return to port, following agreement this morning between fishermen and merchants that the Boulogne fleet will tie-up due to the impact coronavirus is having...