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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...

Scots call for swift international agreement on mackerel

Scots call for swift international agreement on mackerel

The Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group (SPSG) is calling for swift international action to protect the North East Atlantic mackerel stock from the unilateral and unsustainable actions of Iceland, Greenland and Russia in setting their quotas outwith international...

Over half of UK consumers want to eat more seafood

Over half of UK consumers want to eat more seafood

Seafish, the public body that supports the £10bn UK seafood industry, has published the results of its latest research looking at UK consumers’ attitudes and behaviours regarding seafood. It commissioned the ‘State of the Nation’ research as part of its work to drive...

Kilkeel’s Rooney Fish among companies at China Fisheries Expo

Kilkeel’s Rooney Fish among companies at China Fisheries Expo

Kilkeel's Rooney Fish is among a number of producers from across the UK set to showcase UK seafood at the China Fisheries & Seafood Expo in Qingdao over the coming days (30 October to 1 November). China is the world’s largest and fastest-growing seafood market and...

UK’s biggest seafood conference tomorrow

UK’s biggest seafood conference tomorrow

1 day to go! The UK Seafood Summit has attracted an impressive line-up of speakers for the second year. Organised by Seafish, the annual event is the largest seafood conference in the UK attracting around 300 people from the seafood industry, Government, the wider...

Mackerel stock in good shape, says MINSA

Mackerel stock in good shape, says MINSA

The publication on the 1st October of the scientific advice for the 2020 catch of North East Atlantic mackerel by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has confirmed that the stock is in good shape, making mackerel an excellent sustainable...