Monthly Archives: December 2013

Important milestone reached in enhancing safety at sea for fishermen

An innovative scheme to provide a free lifejacket to every commercial fisherman in Scotland has reached an important milestone with the 1,000th life saving device having been just handed out. Furthermore, around 80% of fishermen who have received their lifejackets have also opted for free instruction sessions on their use, which has helped to stimulate [...]

Industry Advisor meets French-Canadian counterparts

Recently Scottish Fishermen’s Federation Industry Advisor John Watt took time to meet with Jean Lanteigne and a delegation representing the French-Canadian fishing industry for a tour around Fraserburgh Harbour. John was able to share with the party the offshore opportunities from the oil and gas industry that operates here in Scotland, which are afforded to [...]

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