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Tranquility boosts confident whitefish fleet

The Skipper of Shetland’s latest addition to its whitefish fleet says he is confident that he and his partners had made the investment into the new vessel at exactly the right moment in time. Stuart Anderson and his Tranquility crew arrived with the new vessel at her home port of Symbister on Sunday afternoon after successful sea and fishing trials at the Danish shipyard in Hvide Sande. The new Tranquility LK63 replaces the partnership’s previous 32 year old vessel of the same name, which is now in the process of being sold to an Irish company to work as a guard vessel in offshore wind farms. >click to read<18:14

Man rescued from Peterhead Harbour after fire breaks out on fishing boat

A man had to be rescued from the water after a fire broke out on a fishing boat last night. It’s unclear if he had jumped from the burning vessel which was docked at Peterhead Harbour in Aberdeenshire. Two other men were rescued from the boat while rescue teams searched the water after reports someone else could have jumped in. Read the article here 08:45