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Controlling our future: Scottish fishing and the need for independence

Controlling our future: Scottish fishing and the need for independence | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

It is difficult to imagine that there is any connection between the success of a country’s economic strategy and Scotland’s fishing industry. But there is and it’s a salient lesson. Scotland's economic strategy Strategy is the art of placing yourself in an advantageous position for the

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Scottish Pelagic Industry reaches finals of prestigious international award | Global Seafood Brokers

This important international annual award is made by Seafood Choices Alliance to companies, organisations and individuals ‘seeking to promote sustainable seafood and fishing practices’. The winner will be announced on 7 September at the Seafood Summit in Hong Kong.

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Stewart Stevenson MSP's news updates: Stevenson Welcomes Fisheries Agreement

Stewart Stevenson MSP's news updates: Stevenson Welcomes Fisheries Agreement | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Stewart Stevenson, SNP MSP for Banffshire & Buchan Coast, has welcomed the news that the EU has reached an agreement with the Danish Presidency on a comprehensive sanctions regime for fleets engaging in irresponsible fishing practices.

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Fishing rules 'need radical change' - Scottish Headlines - Fife Today

Fishing rules 'need radical change' - Scottish Headlines - Fife Today | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Fishing leaders across Europe are being urged to embrace radical change to the "disastrous" rules governing fleets across the continent.
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Scottish Government unveils modern apprenticeships for fishing industry

Scottish Government unveils modern apprenticeships for fishing industry | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Government today launched a new modern apprenticeship training programme to give young people the chance to enter Scotland’s £500 million a year fishing industry.
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Supermarkets say they won’t buy Scottish mackerel - Rob Edwards

Supermarkets say they won’t buy Scottish mackerel - Rob Edwards | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Three leading supermarket chains say they will not buy Scottish mackerel while its environmental certification is suspended because of a dispute with Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

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FIS - Worldnews - Scottish fishers develop trawl designs to eliminate discards

FIS - Worldnews - Scottish fishers develop trawl designs to eliminate discards | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

The challenge to slash cod and other fish discards by developing and implementing innovative trawl designs has drawn strong responses from Scottish prawn fishers.

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