Emergency tugs rethink needed says OIC

Government plans to end the contract for emergency tug cover in Scotland’s northern waters from September 30 has led to Criticism from OIC convener Stephen Hagan, His opinions are shared by those within the UK government, and from island local authorities and Orkney and Shetland’s MP. Councillor Hagan said: “The UK Government is ignoring concerns […]



Expanding catch quota trial

World Fishing and Aquaculture reported this week that Scotland is expanding its catch quota trial in a bid to reduce discards.