Daily Archives: September 2, 2021

MCA safety bulletin on lifting equipment issued

2nd September 2021 The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has issued a safety bulletin, following a number of near misses, accidents and a fatality, to remind owners, employers, skippers and crew of UK fishing vessels of their responsibilities during lifting operations. This bulletin should be read in conjunction with Safety Bulletin 17, which was issued in October 2020. Although applicable ...

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The SSA elects its first chairwoman

1st September 2021 The body that represents Scotland’s seafood processing industry has elected its first chairwoman. Amber Knight of MacNeil Shellfish was unanimously chosen to lead the Scottish Seafood Association (SSA) at its annual general meeting. She thanked outgoing chairman Ryan Scatterty for his able stewardship during his tenure, and said she looked forward to steering the industry through a ...

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