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Brexit minister visits Brussels show

Brexit minister visits Brussels show

SCOTLAND’S minister for Brexit Mike Russell dropped in at the Seafood Expo in Brussels this morning to talk to some of the companies based in his Argyll and Bute constituency. Russell, en route to a meeting with EU counterparts in the Belgian capital, spent 40 minutes at the Scottish pavilion, and visited Scottish Sea Farms,Continue Reading

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Seachill union wants meeting with company

Seachill union wants meeting with company

THE Unite trade union  has called for an urgent meeting with the management of Icelandic Seachill in Grimsby, following  the weekend announcement that one of the town’s largest employers had been put up for sale. Job security is the union’s main concern. The announcement was made by the board of Icelandic Group which owns theContinue Reading

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Oil and fish “must live together” – Minister

Oil and fish “must live together” – Minister

NORWAY’S Fisheries Minister Per Sandberg has said that the fishing and oil industries must learn to live together. The two sectors have been at loggerheads for a number of years, with skippers and vessel owners complaining that the energy industry  with its seismic drilling and explosions is endangering the marine environment, damaging fish stocks  asContinue Reading

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Icelandic to sell Grimsby based Seachill

Icelandic to sell Grimsby based Seachill

THE Board of Icelandic Group announced at the weekend it has  decided to initiate a sale process for its Grimsby-based UK operations, Seachill. And its leading position in the UK retail market is certain to attract major  interest from UK  and overseas seafood businesses. Seachill is a leading supplier of chilled fish to the UKContinue Reading

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Friday, April 21, fish prices from Lerwick market

Friday, April 21, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND WEEKLY TOTAL – 8724 boxes Friday 21st April 2017 9 BOATS LANDED 1190 BOXES Venturous, Valhalla, Jubilee Spirit, Prevail, Defiant, Sadie Joan, Bright Ray Radiant Star, Alison Kay SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 40 1.96 1.80 COD 1 401 2.95 2.91Continue Reading

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Friday, April 21, fish prices from Peterhead

Friday, April 21, fish prices from Peterhead

PETERHEAD FISH PRICES  21 .4. 2017 7 Consignments 4 5041 £3.00 – 4.30 Cod Medium £2.70 – 3.20 Cod Selected £2.70 – 3.20 Cod Small £2.80 – 3.60 Haddock Large £2.30 – 2.70 Haddock Medium £2.50 – 2.90 Haddock Selected £2.70 – 3.25 £1.25 – 2.90 £1.00 – 2.30 £0.50 – 1.20 Round Haddock £0.50Continue Reading

Funds for post-Brexit fishing study

Funds for post-Brexit fishing study

A PROJECT exploring UK fisheries policy post-Brexit has won funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The research, a collaboration between the University of Aberdeen and University of the West of Scotland (UWS), is among only 25 to be awarded the competitive funding, which is part of the UK in a Changing Europe initiative. TheContinue Reading

Thursday, April 20, fish prices from Lerwick market

Thursday, April 20, fish prices from Lerwick market

20 BOATS LANDED 3239 BOXES Devotion, Resilient, Guardian Angell, Arcturus, Prevail, Tranquility, Ardent, Copious, Prolific, Gannet, Denise, Leona Jane, Alison Kay, Valhalla, Radiant Star, Fern, Solo, Swift, Anders, Comrades SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 494 2.20 2.03 COD 1 715 2.85 2.51 COD 2 9127Continue Reading

Thursday, April 20, fish prices from Grimsby market

Thursday, April 20, fish prices from Grimsby market

FISH PRICES  Thursday 20th April 2017 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE 1087 TODAY KILOS: 54350 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo  Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 230 – 857 –   SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 Large – –Continue Reading

Thursday, April 20, fish prices from Peterhead market

Thursday, April 20, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH PRICES 20. 4. 2017 Boats 7 Consignments 4 Boxes 7100 Cod Large £2.70 – 3.40 Cod Medium £2.70 – 3.20 Cod Selected £2.70 – 3.10 Cod Small £2.80 – 3.50 Haddock Large £2.80 – 3.15 Haddock Medium £2.90 – 3.50 Haddock Selected £2.90 – 3.50 Seed £2.50 – 3.15 Chippers £1.50 – 2.90Continue Reading