THE Conservative MEP Struan Stevenson has expressed his hope that the EMFF might be able to support those fishermen who are set to suffer should European Commission has announced new levels of Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for different fish in the Atlantic and North Sea.
FERGUS Ewing, Scotland's Minister for Energy, Economy and Tourism, visited Marine Harvest Scotland's processing plant in Fort William this week, where he was shown an impressive – yet simple – carbon saving device.
SEAFOOD Scotland (SFS) has announced an exciting programme of activity to raise awareness of Scottish whitefish industry in the UK fish and chip trade. The events are linked to the 2014 National Fish & Chip Awards organised by Seafish, which have a large following across the country.
BERTIE Armstrong, chief executive of the Scottish Fishermen's Federation, has greeted the European Commission's proposals for fishing opportunities for next year with limited enthusiasm, expressing his concern for cod TACs.
ABERDEENSHIRE Council has just announced its support for an extension to Seafood Scotland's Seafood in Schools programme, by funding interactive seafood workshops in additional clusters (secondary school and associated primaries) over the next 12 months.