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Day angling skipper fined for breaching small code vessel rules

16/01/2018 00:00:00 The skipper of a 14-metre day angling boat has been fined £4,500 with more than £7,000 costs, after pleading guilty to offences which breach the small commercial vessel code of practice.

Fishing vessel owner fined for putting crew lives at risk

01/12/2017 00:00:00 The owner of a fishing vessel was fined a total of £4000 at Stornoway Sheriff Court for failing to secure the safe operations of his vessel in a prosecution brought by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency.

Consultation on fishing convention measure proposals

16/11/2017 00:00:00 Fishermen would be given extra protection in their working lives under a new set of proposals currently out for consultation

UK Ship Register up to 14th in world flag ratings

15/11/2017 00:00:00 The gross tonnage on the UK Ship Register (UKSR) has increased by more than six per cent this year.

UK Ship Register signs its first unmanned vessel

13/11/2017 00:00:00 The UK Ship Register has signed its first ever unmanned vessel to the flag, showing how it is adapting to the changes of the maritime industry