Leading Journal of the Irish & UK Fishing Industries

Land in Shetland campaign 

Land in Shetland campaign 

Skippers are being invited to visit the Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) and Shetland Islands Council (SIC) stands at this year’s Expo, to hear about a planned campaign to encourage them to land their catches in the islands. Representatives of both organisations will be...
Lerwick lifeboat brings injured fisherman ashore

Lerwick lifeboat brings injured fisherman ashore

Lerwick lifeboat was tasked yesterday (August 17) to bring ashore an injured crewman from a French-registered fishing vessel. The lifeboat launched just before 8 am yesterday morning at the request of UK Coastguard to bring ashore the crewman, who had sustained a hand...
First fish landed at new state-of-the-art Lerwick fish market

First fish landed at new state-of-the-art Lerwick fish market

by Hans Marter, Shetland News AS THE first fish was landed at Lerwick’s new fish market this morning (Wednesday, August 5), an industry leader hailed the new market at Mair’s Quay as a “tangible sign” of where the sector is heading after Brexit. Local trawler Sedulous...