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Buckie Harbour round-up


By Alan Beresford

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AS the festive season got under way, there was a dip in fish landings at Buckie Harbour.

Fish landings at Buckie harbour fell in the run-up to Christmas.
Fish landings at Buckie harbour fell in the run-up to Christmas.

Four vessels landed 346 boxes of fish/prawns/Squid and no bags of clams. This is down from 536 boxes the previous week.

The boats bring their catches ashore were Boy Sam, Flourish, Lily Oak VI and Lee Rose II.

Two cargo vessels called at Buckie Harbour last week.

First in was the Barbados-registered MV Wilson Lahn which imported 2002.18 tonnes of salt from Kilroot on December 20 before sailing light to Odda in Norway the same day.

On December 22 the MV Eems Coast (Dutch) imported 1097.66 tonnes of malt from King's Lynn. She sailed light back to Kings Lynn on December 23.


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