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Crews set to get fines paid backroe

Crews set to get fines paid backroe

08/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

The two Shetland fishing crews who were socked with fines of nearly £48,000 by the Faroese are to be compensated by the Scottish government as a gesture of goodwill.The government has repeatedly maintained that it is not to blame for the communication failure which led to the prosecution of the... Read more...

Plan to prevent repeat of Faroese fines

Plan to prevent repeat of Faroese fines

24/04/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

By JOHN ROBERTSONAction has been taken to prevent a repeat of the communication breakdown which led to two Shetland boats being fined nearly £48,000 last week for fishing in an area closed by the Faroese.Shetland Fishermen’s Association chief executive Hansen Black said the process for in... Read more...

Faroe refuses Smyril compensation

Faroe refuses Smyril compensation

06/02/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

By JOHN ROBERTSONThe Faroese prime minister has refused to offer to compensate Shetland for its diminishing investment in the troubled Smyril Line. Instead the leaders of the two island groups are looking forward to a new start to their diplomatic relations at a summit in Orkney later this year... Read more...