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Talks postponed

Talks postponed

05/12/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

CRUCIAL talks between the EU and Norway over joint management of fishing stocks have been postponed until Monday.The talks, which are entering the third round, remain focused on the issue of discards, but as yet no agreement has been met.Scottish Fishermen’s Federation chief executive Bertie A... Read more...

Fishing leaders criticise cuts

Fishing leaders criticise cuts

14/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

By LOUISE THOMASONCONCERNS have been raised over the European Commission’s announcement this week to cut fish quotas by up to 25 per cent in some species, including whitefish and herring.The proposals, which cover a range of species and outlines recommendations for the fishing industry for 20... Read more...

Norwegians under fire over mackerel quota

Norwegians under fire over mackerel quota

07/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

NORWEGIAN fishing chiefs have been criticised for pushing for a huge increase in mackerel quota for next year.High level talks in London bet­ween the European Union, Norway and Faroe have seen the total allowable catch (TAC) for mackerel set at a level 33 per cent above that permitted last year. ... Read more...

Commitment on discarding

Commitment on discarding

26/09/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

THE SCOTTISH Fishermen’s Feder­ation (SFF) underlined its commitment for measures to reduce discarding at a meeting in Edinburgh this week.The Scottish government-organ­ised meeting – dubbed “red card for discards” – was attended by the fish­ing industry, scientists, environment­alis... Read more...