Newlyn price crash
Prices for pollack crashed at Newlyn from £4.50 to less than £0.50 per kilo. Image: Through the Gaps

Newlyn price crash

The turmoil generated by the Covid-19 pandemic and uncertainty over access to European markets has left one Newlyn  crew owing money on the boat's expenses after a landing failed to…

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Newlyn’s new Crystal Sea
Newlyn twin-rigger Crystal Sea has been built at Macduff for the Stevens family. Image: Macduff Shipyards

Newlyn’s new Crystal Sea

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The new Crystal Sea SS-118, built for David Stevens and his sons David and Alec, is an all-Macduff build; developed by Macduff Ship Design from the yard’s 24 metre model,…

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New industry-led Youth Board aims to help shape fishermen’s future
Young, active fishermen bring fresh-thinking, innovative ideas and a creative way of working to the newly developed Cornish Fish Producers’ Organisation Youth Board. Image: Mindfully Wired

New industry-led Youth Board aims to help shape fishermen’s future

The Cornish Fish Producers’ Organisation (CFPO) has hosted the first ever industry-led Youth Board in Newlyn. The focus of the inaugural meeting was to understand and develop ways of recruiting…

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Ocean Fish takes controlling stake in Stevenson
Ocean Fish will hold a controlling interest in Newlyn fishing company W Stevenson & Sons, under an agreement reached between the two companies

Ocean Fish takes controlling stake in Stevenson

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Newlyn-based fishing company W Stevenson & Sons appears to be ready to change hands, with its ownership set to stay in Cornwall. Roche-based Ocean Fish, a family-owned business and one…

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Nichola of Ladram joins South-West fleet
Waterdance’s new crabber Nichola of Ladram will be fishing South-West and Mid-Channel waters, and landing in Brixham, Salcombe and Newlyn. Image: ©Waterdance

Nichola of Ladram joins South-West fleet

South-West fishing company Waterdance has taken delivery of new steel crabber Nichola of Ladram E-1, which arrived in Brixham from the Luyt yard at Den Oever in Holland earlier this…

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