Simpson Fish are specialists in sourcing the best possible quality whole fish from the Shetland Islands. The fishing industry in Shetland is currently in the middle of an exciting period of growth.

The local fleet is expanding and modernizing in order to take advantage of the abundant fish stocks which gather around Shetland’s vast coastline.

The Shetland Islands are literally in the middle of the most prolific fishing grounds in Europe. Indeed, Shetland is the second largest whitefish landing port in the UK. We are dedicated to sourcing for our customers the finest, freshest whitefish available for the best possible value.
Advanced Seafood Quality Assessment
12th June 2019

Simpson Fish buyer Joe Ritch recently attended an Advanced Seafood Quality Assessment course. Run by Seafish the course was held over 5 days from 20-24 May at the Grimsby Seafood Village Training School.

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Brussels Seafood Expo
27th March 2019

Simpson fish will be present at the 2019 European Seafood Show in Brussels. The show is being held from 7 to 9 May 2019. We will have a presence on stand 1501-7 in the French Pavilion. We look forward to […]

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Merry Christmas
20th December 2018

Simpson Fish would like to wish all our suppliers and customers a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous, Happy New Year. The first market of 2019 will be held on Thursday 3 January.

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New Lerwick fishmarket begins to take shape
26th September 2018

Work on the new Lerwick Fishmarket at Mair’s Pier is now well underway with the frame starting to go up. It is expected that the building will be ready in early 2020.

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Simpson Fish - Lerwick sunrise
Another new boat for Shetland
4th June 2018

The owners of the Ocean Way LK207 which sank last year have signed a deal to build a new vessel due to arrive in Summer 2020. The ‘Ocean Challenge’ will be built in Ireland. The vessel will be 28.5m long.

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Simpson Fish - Tranquility LK63 Whitefish Trawler
New Tranquillity LK63 arrives
31st May 2018

Shetland is to welcome the latest addition to the whitefish fleet on Friday 1 June. The new Tranquillity skippered by Stuart Anderson of Whalsay has just been finishing its trials and is due to start fishing on Saturday 9 June. […]

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Simpson Fish - Cod
MSC Cod
19th July 2017

Cod has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council status. This is the ‘gold standard’ for sustainability and joins Haddock and Coley as the three species from Shetland that are now MSC accredited. Simpson Fish is an MSC accredited trader which allows […]

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