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Posts tagged with Scottish Fishermen’s Federation

Joint quota reform group welcomed

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...

Sustainable status

Sustainable status

15/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Efforts are under way to gain sustainable fishery status for North Sea haddock and prawns.In recent years concern about overfishing has meant products labelled as being sourced from healthy fisheries are more attractive to supermarkets and the public in the UK and abroad.Marine Stewardship C... Read more...

EU talks result in bigger cod quota

EU talks result in bigger cod quota

12/12/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

By LOUISE THOMASONTHERE was good news for the fishing industry this week with an agreement on future cod quotas.After lengthy talks in Oslo, on Wednesday the EU and Norway decided on an increase of 30 per cent in cod quota for 2009, something the Scottish fishing industry had been hoping for ... Read more...