which celebrated it`s 50th anniversary in 2005 represents
8 member firms throughout Scotland and England. Members supply
the day to day needs of fishing vessels, from a needle
to an anchor ( including ropes, lube oil ironware and
The Chairman is Ronnie Ritchie of Pisces part of the Denholm group.
The S.S.C.A. has been an affiliate member of the Fishermen`s Association Limited (FAL) since 12th December 2003. FAL represents some 250 members throughout the UK and is committed to the restoration of national control over fisheries policy, instead of EU control under the Common Fisheries Policy.
Membership of the Association is open to all persons,
firms or corporations carrying on the business
of Ship Chandlers in Scotland, whether such business is exclusive
or carried on in conjunction with any other business
A Ship Chandler
is one who maintains premises and staff for the purpose
of dealing in ropes, nets, net parts, twines, ships
furniture and other stores for the deck and engine room.
They deal in all these articles and generally give
services to the fishing industry, whether in whole or