1. Fishing vessels - economic link licence condition amendment proposals consultation: outcome report

    Provides an analysis of responses and outcome to the seeking views on proposed amendments to the economic link licence condition contained in all Scottish over 10 metre vessel sea fisheries licences. It sets out the changes to be introduced from 1 January 2023.

  2. Fishing vessels - economic link: equalities impact assessment

    An equalities impact assessment (EQIA) of changes to Scottish economic link conditions contained in Scottish fishing vessels.

  3. Fishing vessels - economic link: business and regulatory impact assessment

    A business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) of changes to Scottish economic link conditions contained in Scottish fishing vessels.

  4. Marine and fisheries compliance: boardings of vessels in Scottish waters

    Number of vessels from both the UK and third countries boarded in Scottish waters by our Marine Protection Vessels (MPVs) crews.

  5. Marine and fisheries compliance: reports of illegal fishing in marine protected areas - 26 May 2020 to 31 May 2022

    Number of reports of alleged illegal fishing in an marine protected area (MPA) from Marine Scotland.

  6. Marine and fisheries compliance: referrals of cases to Crown Office

    The number of cases referred by Marine Scotland to the Crown Office.

  7. Marine and fisheries compliance: list of fixed penalty notices - 26 May 2020 to 30 June 2022

    The number of fixed penalty notices (FPNs), issued across a period and by offence, by Marine Scotland.

  8. A Blue Economy Vision for Scotland

    Sets out our long-term ambition for Scotland’s blue economy to 2045. It demonstrates how much we value our marine environment and its significance. This is captured in six outcomes sitting across a range of environmental, social and economic ambitions.

  9. Marine resources - ensuring long term sustainability: remote electronic monitoring (REM) consultation

    Remote electronic monitoring (REM) is a component of our Future Fisheries Management Strategy (FFM). This policy explores the installation of cameras, GPS and sensors on board vessels to monitor fishing activity.

  10. Sea fishing - Firth of Clyde seasonal closures: Operation Galene

    Operation plan detailing how Marine Scotland will monitor and ensure compliance with The Sea Fish (Prohibition On Fishing) (Firth Of Clyde) (No. 2) Order 2022.

  11. Clyde cod spawning closures

    Areas of the Firth of Clyde closed for all fishing between 14 February and 30 April in 2022 and 2023, to protect cod during their spawning season.

  12. Fishing vessel safety announcement: boarding ladders

    Rules for construction and use of boarding ladders on fishing vessels.

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