Category Archives: Catching News

Monday, May 21, fish prices from Peterhead market

Monday, May 21, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES Monday    21.05.18 Boats 7 Consignments 2 Boxes 6194 Cod Large £2.20 – £3.30 Cod Medium £2.20 – £2.75 Cod Selected £2.20 – £2.50 Cod Small £1.40 – £2.50 Haddock Large £2.20 – £2.75 Haddock Medium £2.40 – £2.80 Haddock Selected £2.40 – £3.00 Seed £2.40 – £2.90 Chippers £1.70 – £2.80Continue Reading

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Iceland fears over export competition

Iceland fears over export competition

ICELAND’S fisheries minister Kristján Þór Júlíusson has told industry leaders that it is vital to support the sector in foreign markets. Some companies expressed fears recently that the increasing strength of the kroner was undermining its export position, leading to increased competition from rival countries such as Norway, which has seen its kroner decline in value. TheContinue Reading

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Friday, May 18, fish prices from Lerwick market

Friday, May 18, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND WEEKLY TOTAL – 8160 Boxes Friday 18th May 2018 11 BOATS LANDED 1967 BOXES Courageous, Prolific, Venture, Fathlie, Renown, Alison Kay, Shalimar, Spindrift, Boy Andrew, Devotion, Lesley A SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 360 1.70 1.60 COD 1 1725 2.96 2.91Continue Reading

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New tool raises profile of farmed fish

New tool raises profile of farmed fish

A NEW web tool has been developed to provide seafood buyers with information about the most important farmed fish and shellfish species on the UK market. The easy-to-use online tool, launched by industry body Seafish, profiles nine species, which will increase to 14 over the coming months. The profiles offer information on production location andContinue Reading

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Fishermen can trial new safety monitor

Fishermen can trial new safety monitor

FISHERMEN from all over the UK are being invited to participate in research trials to improve safety at sea. A new stability monitor called SeaWise has been designed for small craft to warn of loss of stability while at sea. The system monitors the loss of stability through continuous roll measurement. The system is nowContinue Reading

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Friday, May 18, fish prices from Peterhead market

Friday, May 18, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES Friday    18.05.18 Boats 10 Consignments 1 Boxes 4823 Cod Large £2.50 – £3.10 Cod Medium £2.50 – £3.00 Cod Selected £2.40 – £2.60 Cod Small £1.40 – £2.60 Haddock Large £3.00 – £3.30 Haddock Medium £3.20 – £3.60 Haddock Selected £3.30- £3.80 Seed £2.80 – £3.20 Chippers £2.50 – £2.80 MetrosContinue Reading

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, May 18

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, May 18

CHINA PLANS SALMAR STYLE PLATFORM CHINA is planning to develop an offshore salmon farming sector by using platforms similar to the large vessel bought by the Norwegian company SalMar last year, the South China Morning Post says. One Chinese company is developing a 35 metre tall rig capable of producing 1,500 tonnes of salmon a year.Continue Reading

Thursday, May 17, fish prices from Lerwick market

Thursday, May 17, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Thursday 17th May 2018 8 BOATS LANDED 1313 BOXES Venturous, Resilient, Defiant, Sedulous, Valhalla, Chloe Ella (BCK 215), Avrella, Guiding Light SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 480 1.59 1.49 COD 1 570 2.90 2.88 COD 2 5899 2.73 2.59 COD 3Continue Reading

Thursday, May 17, fish prices from Peterhead market

Thursday, May 17, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES Thursday    17.05.18 Boats 7 Consignments 2 Boxes 4693 Cod Large £2.50 – £3.40 Cod Medium £2.40 – £2.80 Cod Selected £2.20 – £2.60 Cod Small £1.20 – £2.70 Haddock Large £3.00 – £3.30 Haddock Medium £2.80 – £3.10 Haddock Selected £3.00- £3.50 Seed £2.80 – £3.30 Chippers £2.30 – £3.10 MetrosContinue Reading

Skipper show will be ‘busier than ever’

Skipper show will be ‘busier than ever’

THE Scottish fishing industry will gather in Aberdeen next week for the annual Skipper Expo, which has attracted a strong international presence this year. With around 200 stands, the exhibition will provide a comprehensive showcase for the Scottish fishing industry when it opens its doors on Friday, May 25. The two-day show will see moreContinue Reading