Fuel, feed and fertiliser costs are threatening “the very viability of many farms” commented Liam McArthur.
In a round of funding there were 47 successful Orkney applications from the Sea Fisheries Fund totalling £237,400.
The measures include managing fish stocks, discarded catches, reducing unwanted catches (seabirds, marine mammals) and introducing mandatory Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM).
Russian Involvement in Fishing Negotiations would be “an insult to our Ukrainian friends and partners.”
“to allow the Russian Federation to participate, remotely or in person, in such discussions would be an insult to our Ukrainian friends and partners.” Mairi Gougeon MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands
Scottish Salmon is the UK’s biggest food export.
This Order prohibits all methods of fishing within specified areas of the Firth of Clyde from 14 February to 30 April, during both 2022 and 2023
“17 projects, with a combined potential generating capacity of 25GW, have been offered the rights to specific areas of the seabed for the development of offshore wind power “
“Your catch is worthless if you are not coming home with it.” Derek Cardno, Marine Safety and Training Officer at the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation
The annual survey of the UK fishing fleet is carried out by Seafish, the public body that supports the UK seafood industry.
“For us here in Orkney and in the other two islands authorities, this document fails to deliver on the Islands Act. “