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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations: 1 May 2020

Published: 1 May 2020

Summary of Scottish fishing licence variations effective 3 May 2020.

Published:
1 May 2020
Fishing vessel weekly licence variations: 1 May 2020

A Q&A document is available at the foot of this page with reference to new AO licence condition 1.11

Group Licence Change to conditions text Effective Date
ALL AO

New paragraph inserted

1.11 The vessel to which this licence relates, must spend 8 consecutive periods of 24 hours in port with no fishing activity commencing from time of RTP, as indicated in your message in the electronic log book, between 3 May 2020 until 3 June 2020.

Exemptions

Any vessel between 10 metres and 12 metres overall length.

Vessels using mobile gear with a mesh size of 100mm or less for all fishing trips during the period.

Vessels using static gear and vessels using dredge.

Vessels not in Membership of a Producer Organisation.

Vessels landing catches and selling them exclusively outwith the UK for the entire period.

Any contracted non-fishing activities i.e. guardship duty, will count towards the 8 day period.

0001 hours on 03 May - 2359 hrs

Group

Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea Effective Date
Non-PO AU  Open Mackerel EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IIIa & IV  0001 hours on 03 May

Group

Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

Non-PO

(Moray Firth)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel 

EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IV

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 03 May 2020 – 2359 16 May 2020

Non-PO

(Shetland)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IVa (North of 59’ 30’N)

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 03 May 2020 – 2359 16 May 2020

Non-PO

(Orkney)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IVa (North of 58’ 30’N and South of 59’ 30’N)

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 03 May 2020 – 2359 16 May 2020

Non-PO

(IVb)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

IVb (North of 53’ 30’N and South of 57’ 30’ N)

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 03 May 2020 – 2359 16 May 2020

Group

Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

Non-PO AO Change in catch limit Haddock IV; EU Waters of IIa 500 kgs per month 0001 hours on 03 May2020
Non-PO AO Change in catch limit Saithe IIIa & IV; EU Waters of IIa, IIIbc 500 kgs per month 0001 hours on 03 May2020
Non-PO AO Change in catch limit Whiting IV; EU Waters of IIa 500 kgs per month 0001 hours on 03 May2020

Fisheries closures table 2020:- showing the current status of fish stocks following the issue and publication of the above variations (if any).

Fishing vessel quota limits tables 2020:- showing the quota limits applicable to both 10m and under non-PO and over 10m non-sector vessels.

Q&A

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