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Jubilee Sailing Trust on search for young volunteer for the trip of a lifetime!

The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) is on the search for a young volunteer from the north-east of Scotland (age 16 to 25) to participate in the trip of a lifetime aboard their sailing tall ship, Lord Nelson.

The place for the week long sailing voyage (21 to 28 April) from Aberdeen to the Isle of Man […]

By |January 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Jubilee Sailing Trust on search for young volunteer for the trip of a lifetime!

SFF Services is a finalist in Scottish Business Awards

SFF Services Ltd (SFFSL), a subsidiary of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF), has been selected as a finalist in the Scottish Business Awards 2016.

SFFSL made the shortlist in the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ category in recognition of its support for a wide range of worthwhile causes that include educational advancement, care in the community and for […]

By |October 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on SFF Services is a finalist in Scottish Business Awards

Management changes at SFF Services Ltd provide platform for growth

SFF Services Ltd (SFFSL) – the commercial division of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) – has made several key management changes in a move that will help broaden the company’s portfolio for the offshore marine sector.

Under the new structure, Steven Alexander, previously Director of Business Development, becomes Managing Director of the company, John Watt is […]

By |May 24th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Management changes at SFF Services Ltd provide platform for growth

Revised Guard Vessel Operational Procedures Manual

SFF Services are pleased to announce the completion of the latest revision to the Guard Vessel Operational Procedures Manual.  Now in its fifth incarnation, the document was carefully reviewed by the Operations Team to emphasise certain key sections and update a number of the appendices.  Director of Marine Operations John C. Buchan commented, “Given the […]

By |March 24th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Revised Guard Vessel Operational Procedures Manual

Peter West – A Busy Year

It is hard to believe that Vessel Assurance Officer Peter West has been with SFF Services for almost a year.   In that time Peter has carried out over 240 vessel inspections.

Peter initially started working for SFFSL as a Fisheries Liaison Officer following several years as a fisherman, twenty of those skippering the “Golden West” and […]

By |February 24th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Peter West – A Busy Year

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 discussion […]

By |December 30th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Important milestone reached in enhancing safety at sea for fishermen

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 the […]

By |December 24th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Industry Advisor meets French-Canadian counterparts

Important new appointments for SFF Services

SFF Services Ltd, the commercial division of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation, has made three important senior management appointments that places the company on a firm footing for future growth.

Steven Alexander, formerly Director of Marine Operations at SFF Services, has been promoted to Director of Business Development, enabling him to enhance existing relationships with clients and […]

By |September 18th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Important new appointments for SFF Services