LESLIE Tait, chairman of the Shetland Fishermen's Association, has urged Scottish politicians to put their differences aside and work with the fishing industry in the isles to help it see off the threat from the discard ban.
BERTIE Armstrong, chief executive of the Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF), has called on the Scottish government to focus on fisheries issues now that the referendum has run its course.
FISH landings at Peterhead for the first eight months of 2014 are up by over 30,000 tonnes compared to the same period last year, according to figures released by the Peterhead Port Authority today.
FOLLOWING the referendum on Scottish independence, Scottish White Fish Producers' Association (SWFPA) chief executive Mike Park has called on the Scottish and UK governments to work together for the benefit of the fishing industry.
NOMINATIONS are currently being invited for Lantra Scotland's Land-based and Aquaculture Learner of the Year Awards.