Posts tagged with fishing industry

Raising awareness of fishfarm safety
03/07/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Fish and shellfish farmers will meet in Scalloway next week at a special aquaculture safety awareness event.The aim is to remind farmers of good practice through practical demonstrations and provide an opportunity for industry represent­atives to get together and share their experiences.The... Read more...

Contract won
03/07/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

There was good news for the seafood industry this week with the announcement that a Shetland based shellfish producer has won a major contract with a Belgian supermarket.Isle of Shuna, which has mussel farms in the Western Isles as well as a processing and packing facility in Walls, signed the s... Read more...

Blueshell boost
03/07/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Successful seafood company Blueshell Mussels Ltd is set to add another accolade to its list of achievements with a Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for a sustainable and well managed resource. Under the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) the company, which employs around 45 pe... Read more...

Joint quota reform group welcomed
22/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation has welcomed the announcement that a joint ministerial group is to be set-up to take forward reforms on new quota and licensing arrangements for Scotland and the rest of the UK.Chief executive Bertie Armstrong said: “This latest development is welcome.... Read more...