Europe – and our place in it – is never far away from the forefront of politics and passionate debate. Being part of the EU affects all walks of life, but most especially fishing. Indeed, the very term Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) stokes the strongest emotions within the industry: of all the people in the […]
Responding to the launch of a report today (24 February) by WWF calling for onboard cameras and sensors to be fitted to fishing boats to ensure compliance with the discard ban, Bertie Armstrong, chief executive of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation, said:
“The discard ban applied to mixed fisheries is less than two months old and is […]
The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has confirmed that it will sponsor Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2016 – the fourth year in a row it has supported Scotland’s flagship fisheries exhibition.
Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2016 will take place on 27 and 28 May at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre. The annual show has experienced sustained […]
The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) is urging Scottish parliamentarians to support local communities on the West coast by rejecting Scottish Government proposals for an overly restrictive Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Firth of Clyde.
Following widespread dismay among West coast fishing communities over initial Scottish Government measures on some West coast MPAs in June 2015, […]