Spanish fleet heads into a tough 2021
The Spanish fleet expects to see a €54 million reduction in revenue over the coming five years

Spanish fleet heads into a tough 2021

The Spanish fleet operating in UK and Svalbard waters are starting the year with 3455 tonnes less in fishing opportunities that last year. Industry body Cepesca puts the reduction in…

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Frustration spills over as shellfish trucks block London
Shellfish trucks converged on Westminster. Image: Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation

Frustration spills over as shellfish trucks block London

What UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson described as ‘temporary frustrations’ in exporting fresh seafood to buyers in the European Union have boiled over as a convoy of chiller trucks converged…

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Scottish fishing in crisis
The Brexit deal falls significantly short of promises that had been made, according to the SFF

Scottish fishing in crisis

Describing the current situation as a ‘full-blown crisis,’ Scottish Seafood Association chief executive Jimmy Buchan has told the UK and Scottish governments to get a grip, and fast, ‘before severe…

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Brexit disruption hits Scottish seafood exports
Seafood Scotland Chief Executive Donna Fordyce. Image: Seafood Scotland Free to use from Seafood Scotland Donna Fordyce Head of Seafood Scotland

Brexit disruption hits Scottish seafood exports

‘It’s a perfect storm for Scottish seafood exporters. Weakened by Covid-19, and the closure of the French border before Christmas, the end of the Brexit transition period has unleashed layer upon…

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Cornish fishermen – betrayed by Boris
Cornish fishermen are adamant they have been betrayed by the UK government

Cornish fishermen – betrayed by Boris

Despite the UK Government hailing the deal as a success, Cornish fishermen have been left feeling betrayed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, as it now appears key promises made to…

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Brexit deal falls short of promises
The Brexit deal falls significantly short of promises that had been made, according to the SFF

Brexit deal falls short of promises

The deal between the EU and the UK on fisheries falls very far short of the commitments and promises that were made to the industry by those at the highest…

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