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New year landings

New year landings

09/01/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

MONDAY saw the first landings of the year at the fishmarkets after the New Year holiday. The week started relatively busy with good landings and good prices, although these slipped back a bit as the week went on. Meanwhile pelagic boats Altaire, Research, Adenia and Charisma all landed good catche... Read more...

Marine news in brief

Marine news in brief

19/12/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

Boats take shelter IT HAS been a routine week at Lerwick Harbour, with the usual mix of fishing and oil-related vessels. A wide number of vessels were expected to come in to escape from strong winds in the second half of the week. Foreign fishing vessels, such as the Norwegian Fiskebank, la... Read more...

Glut of fish on markets

Glut of fish on markets

05/12/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

THE BIGGEST landing of fish in Shetland this century was realised on Monday. According to LHD, a com­bination of poor weather last week and fishermen trying to get ashore to take advantage of high prices resulted in 2,700 boxes sold between Lerwick and Scallo­way. A spokesman said: “We’ve ha... Read more...

Good fish prices

Good fish prices

28/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

TRADE at the Lerwick fishmarket was lighter this week with the poor spell of weather but there have been very good prices for what has been landed, according to agents LHD. The North Sea cod quota for the Shetland fleet ran out in the past 48 hours so little in the way of that species will be lande... Read more...

Good prices

Good prices

21/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

FISH prices have remained strong at the markets for monkfish and megrims during the last week. Prices for haddock and whiting have struggled in comparison, how­ever, thanks to heavy landings in Peterhead. A spokesman for fish agents LHD said prices were ex­pected to rise as demand overtook supply... Read more...

Busy spell at end of week for fishmarket

Busy spell at end of week for fishmarket

14/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

LERWICK fishmarket saw a reas­on­able week up to yesterday, according to fish agents LHD. Wednesday was particularly quiet, but things picked up yesterday when there were good landings and today is also expected to be good. Pelagic activity has now finished but will resume in January. Whitefish... Read more...

Whitefish prices

Whitefish prices

07/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

BUSINESS at the fishmarkets have been “fairly busy,” with prices remaining strong throughout the week. A spokesman for LHD said a number of boats were busily making up for the time they lost during the recent bad weather. Whitefish: cod £2-£3.22; dogfish £1.32-£1.70; eels £0.60-£0.86; gu... Read more...

Quiet week at markets

Quiet week at markets

17/10/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

IT has been a fairly quiet week at Lerwick fishmarkets, with prices high at the beginning of the week and falling slightly towards the end. This was because there were large landings at Peterhead and much of the trade was done there. The strong westerly wind has meant a week of poor weather in the ... Read more...

Poor weather boosts fish prices

Poor weather boosts fish prices

10/10/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

PRICES at the Lerwick fishmarket have seen a big improvement this week as a poor spell of weather has reduced the supply of fish. The unsettled period has seen fewer boats coming in to land fish, but Shetland boats the Adenia and the Charisma were landing mackerel earlier in the week. The rest of t... Read more...

Fish prices slip

Fish prices slip

29/08/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

FISH prices have slipped slightly in the last week for some haddock and whiting at the markets, although better quality ones are still going strong. A spokesman for LHD said prices for ling and lythe were still “fairly reasonable” and monks had “edged up,” meaning prices were still fairly g... Read more...