Orkney Sustainable Fisheries was established as a company Ltd by guarantee in 2006 with the aim of taking over the running of the successful Orkney Lobster hatchery. In 2013 the company was recognised by Marine Scotland as the local Inshore Fisheries Group.
We are involved in a number of sustainable fisheries & fisheries ecology research projects working in partnership with both national and international organisations including WWF – UK, The Crown Estate, Marks and Spencer and Marine Scotland .
OSF is industry lead with the company board made up of local fishermen, merchants and a processor working together with the common aim of taking forward various initiatives relating to the sustainability of the local shellfisheries.
The Board of Orkney Sustainable Fisheries Recently approved the Draft Management plan for Orkney Sustainable Fisheries, this plan outlines future aims and direction of the Company.