Boris Johnson met with fishing leaders in Fraserburgh on Thursday.
Conservation group Oceana said the practice damaged 22 marine protected areas last year.
Members of the Our Seas coalition insisted the move would benefit both the environment and coastal communities.
After a forklift punctured a container, unaware employees sent the spill into the River Eden in Fife.
Anglers are travelling from across the country to fish on the iconic river.
Official Magnet Fishing Scotland has been granted scheduled monument consent from Historic Environment Scotland.
A total of 14 ports and harbours have been allocated Scottish Government funding so far.
Cash grants are being made available for more fishing businesses as criteria for a support fund are being expanded.
The UK Government-led group was announced earlier this week.
Announced by Scotland Office minister David Duguid, the project is aimed at solving 'medium and longer-term export issues'..
New group aims to 'work collaboratively across UK and Scottish governments' when it meets for first time this week.
MPs queried whether the meat industry was ‘in jeopardy’ following reports of products sitting in lorry parks waiting for customs.
Transport firm that deals with bulk of Scottish seafood trade cancels groupage export service until next Monday.
Dozens of lorries being held up due to problems with customs barcodes and a lack of veterinary service capacity.
Scotland's smaller fishing crews, often operating from remote communities, feel they have been ignored in talks.
Coastguard crews answered a Mayday call after the boat sank off the north-west Scottish coast.
Police said they have received reports of poaching on the River Don near Kemnay, Aberdeenshire.