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A COLLISION that caused the sinking of a fishing vessel near Campletown in January was largely due to the lack of visual lookout on either boat involved, according to a report issued by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) today.

Read more: Sinking attributed to lack of lookout

£6 million of EFF funding has been awarded to 109 new fisheries, aquaculture and processing projects across Scotland, announced Scottish Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead during a visit to the Western Isles today.

Read more: Grants for 109 Scots projects

THE UK government needs to ensure that foreign vessels fishing in Scottish waters are governed by the same stringent controls, according to Scotland's Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead.

Read more: Lochhead seeks level playing field

FISHERMEN will highlight catching opportunities for 2015 and the impact of the forthcoming discards ban when they meet with UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice in Peterhead and Fraserburgh this Thursday.

Read more: Fraserburgh fishermen ready for Eustice

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