Mallaig and North - West Fishermen's Association

Neil Robertson Associates

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The European Fisheries Fund Investing in Sustainable Fisheries

The Scottish Government

Mallaig and North - West Fishermen's Association

The waters of the west coast of Scotland


BBC Landward featuring SFF
BBC Landward programme featuring SFF 18 February 2010
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Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
CEFAS is an internationally renowned scientific research and advisory centre working in fisheries management, environmental protection and aquaculture.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
DEFRA works for the essentials of life – food, air, land, water, people, animals and plants. Our remit is the pursuit of sustainable development – weaving together economic, social and environmental concerns. Fish stocks are national and international resources that have to be husbanded carefully.

European Commission: Fisheries Directorate General
The mission of the directorate-general for Fisheries is to manage the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) in order to provide the basis for sustainable fisheries within and beyond Community waters, taking into account environmental, economic and social aspects and applying good governance principles.

European Parliament
Official website of European Parliament

Food Standards Agency
The Food Standards Agency is an independent food safety watchdog set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public’s health and consumer interests in relation to food.

International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES)
ICES is the organisation that coordinates and promotes marine research in the North Atlantic.

Kingfisher Information Service – Cable Awareness
Project aimed at improving both safety for fishermen and protection of submarine cables.

Marine Scotland Science – Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen
Marine Scotland Science – Marine Laboratory provides expert scientific and technical advice to Government on marine and freshwater fisheries, aquaculture and the protection of the aquatic environment.

Maritime and Coastguard Agencies. The Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s primary role is to develop, promote and enforce high standards of marine safety. Safer lives, safer ships, cleaner seas.

North East Fishermen’s Training Association (NEFTA)
Facilitating multi-disciplinary training for fishermen working on a diverse and modern fleet of vessels.

The principal aim of the NWWRAC is to bring together stakeholders from across Europe, to advise the Commission on matters of fisheries management in respect of the North Western Waters – ICES areas Vb (EC waters), VI, VII.

Scottish Government – Marine Scotland
Marine Scotland is responsible for advising Ministers on policy relating to agriculture, rural development, food, the environment and fisheries, and for ensuring the implementation of those policies in Scotland.

Scottish Parliament
The official website of the Scottish Parliament. can make things easier and cheaper by offering a forum where crew and berths can be located and where boats can be advertised for sale with colour pictures and full details. This gives potential buyers a good idea of the condition and layout of the boat before spending time and money travelling to view. In addition the pictures and details can be printed out in a useful page from your computer.

Trawler Pictures
Trawler Pictures - The VHF of cyberspace, a home from home to keep in touch while you are away at sea, or an instant link to everything nautical if you are home for a break.

Fish Industry Training Association (Highlands & Islands) Ltd
FITA is the Fish Industry Training Association (Highlands & Islands) Ltd. Providing seafood training in Scotland for both seagoing, processing and onshore sectors of the fishing industry.

Kinloch Lodge
Charming, cosy and discreetly luxurious Kinloch Lodge is a hotel and restaurant like no other. Kinloch is a truly unique place in a magical setting, nestled at the foot of Kinloch Hill on the tranquil shoreline of the sea-loch Na Dal in Sleat on the wildly romantic Isle of Skye. Recognised internationally, Kinloch was cited as one of the world's top 25 small hotels in Conde Naste Traveller Magazine.

Neil Robertson Associates
Strategic marketing and public relations consultancy

Mallaig and North - West Fishermen's Association
MNWFA is one of the largest fishermen's trade associations in the UK. Membership of the Association is now comprised from all sectors of the industry from one-man creel boat operations through to large offshore trawlers.