Harbour News 1–22 January 2018

34 Arrivals for the Period Whitefish totalled 5,500 boxes from four Scottish trawl landings and eight Anglo-Spanish liner/netters. The Inverness-registered Adventurer returned to work on 27 December and landed three lorryloads of monkfish, ling and haddocks for the New Year trip; they followed this up with two further landings of quality groundfish from the Shelf […]

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Harbour News 25 October–13 November 2017

14 arrivals for the period   Whitefish totalled 700 boxes from a single Scottish twin rig trawler – the Inverness- registered Adventurer which continues to work at Rockall (pictured) despite occasional appalling weather. Shellfish landings consisted of the regular weekly offshore crabber Our Hazel and several visits from the recently purchased and Kinlochbervie-owned prawn trawler Olivia […]

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Harbour News 13 – 27 June 2017

50 arrivals for the period Whitefish was reasonably busy; 8,400 boxes were landed by five Scottish trawlers and six Anglo-Spanish liners and netters. The Scottish effort concentrated on the dwindling seasonal Rockall squid fishery but was bolstered by the reappearance of haddock on the grounds. The Anglo fleet have had a fantastic spring and early […]

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Harbour News 30 May – 12 June 2017

48 arrivals for the period   Whitefish was once again very busy with 15,000 boxes landed by Scottish and Anglo-Spanish vessels. The Peterhead-registered Atlantic Challenge, the largest trawler in the Scottish fleet, landed a variety of deepwater species from the Wyville Thomson Ridge. The ridge separates the Faroe–Shetland Channel to the north from the Rockall […]

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Harbour News 3-19 May 2017

57 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 11,000 boxes from a variety of methods and areas. The Peterhead- registered trawler Ocean Endeavour continues to hunt for haddocks at Rockall with reasonable success and made two good landings for the period. The Inverness-registered trawler Adventurer spent his days fishing along the deepwater shelf edge for monkfish […]

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