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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 12 March 2021

Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 12 March 2021

Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 12 March 2021

 

Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group

Type of Licence

Change to conditions text

Effective from

All Groups

AU, AUP & AO

AU –   section 2.15

AUP – section 2.17

AO –   section 2.21

 

Removal of licence condition

 

Authority: Blue Whiting

 

This licence does not authorise fishing for blue whiting, except insofar as the vessel to which this licence relates is obliged to retain on board, record and land catches within the terms of paragraph 3.2 below.

 

 

 

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Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group

Type of Licence

Change to conditions text

Effective from

All Groups

AU, AUP & AO

Section 5.26 in all categories

 

Red Rocks and Longay MPA, Inner Sound

 

5.26.1      A fishing vessel must not be present in the Area defined in SSI 131/2021 other than when travelling at a speed of greater than six knots (except in the case of force majeure or adverse weather conditions or fishing for pelagic species with trawl or encircling nets).

5.26.2         In the case of either of the above contact must immediately be made with the UKFMC and details given of the vessels intentions.

 

Details and documentation in respect of this restriction can be found at:   https://www.gov.scot/policies/marine-environment/marine-protected-areas/.

 

 

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We are introducing new monitoring and enforcement procedures for fishing at Rockall to protect important habitats and juvenile fish stocks.

Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group

Type of Licence

Change to conditions text

Effective from

All Groups

AU, AUP & AO

Section 5.27 in all categories

 

Rockall (Area VIb) – all closed or restricted areas

 

All vessels transiting such areas must maintain a transit speed of six knots or more (except in the case of force majeure or adverse conditions).  Any vessel falling below six knots in a restricted area must make contact with the UKFMC immediately, detailing i) why they are in a restricted area below six knots ii) how long they intend to be there and estimated time of departure.

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Fishing vessel quota limits tables 2021 - showing the quota limits applicable to both 10m and under non-PO and over 10m non-sector vessels.

Fisheries closures table 2021 - showing the current status of fish stocks following the issue and publication of the above variations (if any).