Investment reducing harbour’s carbon footprint
1st June 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Improvements to power supplies at Mallaig Harbour will help to reduce its carbon footprint and bring benefits to the fishing fleet, the chief executive of the authority has said.
New Marine Fund Scotland launches
20th March 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Investments and jobs in seafood sectors, the marine environment and coastal communities will be supported through a new marine fund.
Seafood scheme goes live
5th February 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Applications are now available for a new £6.45 million funding scheme for fishers and small aquaculture businesses impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and EU Exit.
Rural Economy Secretary letter to UK Government on crab claw exports to the EU
22nd January 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has written to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on issues relating to crab claw exports to the EU.
Protecting Scotland’s seas
13th January 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Marine Scotland is the directorate of the Scottish Government responsible for the management of Scotland’s seas. It has operational responsibility for monitoring and ensuring compliance with marine regulations within the British Fishery Limits, where Scotland has devolved powers.
Brexit deal means drop in key fishing stocks
29th December 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Brexit fisheries deal negotiated by the UK Government will mean a fall in the quantity of key fishing stocks landed by the Scottish fleet, according to Scottish Government analysis.
UK Fisheries Act
24th November 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Commenting on the UK Fisheries Act receiving Royal Assent, Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing said:
Preparing for EU Exit
9th November 2020 by MS Communications
A series of webinars are being organised to help seafood businesses prepare for changes to import and export processes for trade with the EU and Northern Ireland, that will come into effect from 1 January 2021.
European Maritime and Fisheries Fund Letter
22nd October 2020 by MS Communications
Scotland should receive at least £62 million annually in replacement of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) according to Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing. Mr Ewing raised the issue at an EU Exit Operations meeting last week and has now written to Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, George Eustice, seeking much…
Guidance for EU Exit
13th October 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
A collection of information and guidance to help the seafood sector prepare for the end of the EU Exit Transition Period has been published by the Scottish Government and Food Standards Scotland (FSS).