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Ghost gear refers to any fishing equipment or fishing-related litter that has been abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded; also referred to as ‘derelict fishing gear’ and/or ‘fishing litter’.
A Pilot project funded by a grant from GGGI participant, World Animal Protection, has been under way since last summer and has collected more than 50 tonnes of nets from Peterhead, Ullapool, Scrabster and Macduff harbours, most of which have already been recycled in Denmark.
. . . non-rusting H1 steel. H1 is a precipitation-hardened steel containing nitrogen instead of carbon, which cannot rust.