The Scottish Government is supporting the Fishing Industry in Scotland with an initial funding package totally £5million.
Managing fish quota in sectors of Scotland’s seas is to undergo a trial period with Quota Management Groups (QMG) to be set up.
“The Tories have sold out Scotland’s fishing communities time after time, and they are prepared to do it again.”
Many European fish populations are on the move due to warming oceans and increasing numbers.
““A cut of this size will be very challenging for Scottish fishing businesses.”
Coilla Drake gave her views on Brexit and the effect it could have on industry in Shetland and Orkney.
A Review of the Small Fishing Vessel Code of Practice.
Work is due to start on 19th of September when contractors, Casey Construction Ltd will fence off the building footprint and set up their offices behind the weigh bridge.
Marine scientists in Orkney have successfully trialled a new method for investigating the fertility of the European lobster, one of the country’s most valuable catches.
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