24th March 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Scotland will use its share of additional fishing opportunities to deliver quota to active fishers, expand opportunities for the inshore fleet and help reduce business costs.
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.
1st December 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Mandatory controls over the harvesting of wild wrasse for managing sea lice in the salmon farming industry have been announced by Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing.
30th October 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
The cause of fish mortality, impact of climate change and development of treatments will be the focus for the newly refreshed Farmed Fish Health Framework.
22nd June 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Aquaculture businesses affected by the collapse of international markets due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can apply to cover the costs of maintaining unsold stock through a new £1.25 million fund. The scheme, which is being funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, will support businesses by compensating for the costs of transport, processing…
19th June 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Critical amendments must be made to the UK Fisheries Bill to ensure that it protects and supports Scotland’s seafood sector in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and the challenges of Brexit, Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has said. Ahead of its reading in the House of Lords on June 22, Mr Ewing has proposed…
1st May 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Recommendations on measures to address the interactions between the farmed and wild salmon sectors have been presented to the Scottish Government. The Salmon Interactions Working Group has published its report which sets out more than 40 recommendations under 5 key themes including the regulation and licensing of fish farms, the collection of data and the…
16th April 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
To make sure that you can access the funding, guidance and assistance you need in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19) we have pulled together some of the available support from Marine Scotland and most pertinent announcements on Marine and Fisheries. We will be continuing to keep this updated and under review. Marine and Fisheries Coronavirus (COVID-19):…
13th March 2017 by Marine Scotland Communications
The fourth Scottish Inshore Fisheries Conference will be held on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th April 2017 at Eden Court in Inverness. The conference will open on the afternoon of Thursday 27th April with a session to introduce the EMFF funded Scottish Inshore Fisheries Integrated Data System or ‘SIFIDS’ Project. This project will focus on using new technologies and…