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The new-look Scottish Skipper Expo 2020 is shaping-up to be a fantastic event with over 160 companies booked to date.

Sponsored by the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) and held at the new P & J Live arena in Aberdeen on 15 and 16 May 2020, the impressive line-up of companies includes over 15 new exhibitors, including shipyards, steel fabrication, ships’ painting, deck machinery, netting, and software.

Boat displays will be a key feature of the event, including an 8m Cougar Cat creel vessel from Audacious Marine, powered by twin Nanni engines.

As in previous years, there will a strong representation from overseas exhibitors, ensuring that visitors can browse amongst a vast array of fishing equipment and support service suppliers.

Elspeth Macdonald, chief executive of the SFF said: “the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation is delighted once again to be sponsoring this key event and we look forward to seeing everyone at P&J Live in May.”

Sharon Boyle of show organiser Mara Media said: “The response to this year’s new-look Scottish Skipper Expo has been tremendous, and we are thrilled at the strong number of first-time exhibitors. There is still stand space available, so I would urge any company considering exhibiting to get in touch with us so that we can discuss your requirements.”

First-time exhibitors to date are: AJ Group, Audacious Marine, ELKON, Killybegs Harbour Development Group, Murueta Shipyard, Glen Campbell Paint, AR Peachment, KR Group (Scotland) Ltd, Green Oil, Naust Marine, Ibercisa Deck Machinery, Norwest Marine, Lyngaa Marine, Fish Facts, ¸ Richan Netting , Smart Sailors and MFG Co.