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New heights for processors as companies gain SSA standard

New heights for processors as companies gain SSA standard

A major drive to improve standards across the seafood processing sector in Scotland has paid dividends. Nine companies have succeeded in achieving the new Scottish Seafood Association Standard, and of those, six are being assessed for SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier...

Fishermen call for a freeze on offshore wind development

Fishermen call for a freeze on offshore wind development

A meeting held in the European Parliament on Wednesday, January 22 discussing the possibilities for co-existence between fisheries and offshore wind heard EU fishermen call for a freeze on the development of offshore wind capacity. The meeting ‘Can Fisheries and...

Have your say on Marine Planning in England

Have your say on Marine Planning in England

This week, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) launched the public consultation on the draft North East, draft North West, draft South East and draft South West Marine Plans. The consultation will be open between 14 January 2020 and 6 April 2020; stakeholders...

Lerwick Harbour Assists Pollution Response Overseas

Lerwick Harbour Assists Pollution Response Overseas

Equipment from Shetland destined for foreign shores Oil pollution control equipment, surplus to Lerwick Harbour's requirements, is to be re-used in combatting incidents overseas. The gear has been donated by Lerwick Port Authority to Thornton, Fife, based...

New green Gitte Henning

New green Gitte Henning

GITTE HENNING fishing company is leading the way by bringing fishing in blue Denmark into a new, green age by contracting a new, environmentally friendly pelagic fishing vessel from the Spanish shipyard Zamakona in Bilbao. Henning Kjeldsen says he initially intended...