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Posts tagged with Times Past July 2008

Times Past 25.07.08

Times Past 25.07.08

25/07/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOTENS of tonnes of crude oil have been spilled into the sea just north of the Sullom Voe oil terminal. The spill was noticed at nine o’clock on Wednesday morning along the shore at the north end of the terminal.Pollution control staff immediately deployed booms and skimmers to conta... Read more...

Times Past 11.07.08

Times Past 11.07.08

11/07/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOTHE EEC discussions about herring fishing broke down completely in Brussels this week, leaving the situation in a state of chaos and confusion.Secretary of the Shetland Fisherman’s Association Mr John Goodlad said yesterday that the meeting was probably the most discouraging he had... Read more...

Times Past 04.07.08

Times Past 04.07.08

04/07/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOThe pelagic fishing fleet was in a state of confusion this week as the EEC appeared incapable of settling the dispute over the North Sea fishing quotas or stopping over-fishing by the Dutch fleet.“It is completely chaotic,” Mr John Goodlad, secretary of the Shetland Fisherman’s... Read more...