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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 13 August 2021

Published: 13 Aug 2021

Scottish fishing vessel licence variations announced on 13 August 2021

Published:
13 Aug 2021
Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 13 August 2021

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).

Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group

Type of Licence

Licence Conditions Text Amendment

Effective Date

ALL over 10 metre groups

AO

Paragraph 6.7

 

6.7.1 Fishing for scallops using dredges in ICES area VIId is prohibited between 00:01hrs on 15 August 2021 and 23:59hrs on 04 October 2021

 

6.7.2 The vessel may not be present in the areas referred to in condition 6.7.1 whilst carrying dredges on board other than transiting at a speed of greater than six knots (except in the case of force majeure or adverse weather conditions) or when in port. Dredges must be lashed and stowed in accordance with Article 47 of Council Regulation (EC) 1224/2009.

0001 hours on 15 August 2021

Below is a reminder of the current fortnightly catch limits of the applicable mackerel stocks.

Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group

Type of Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

(Moray Firth)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

Moray Firth

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes  

0001 hours on 8  August 2021 – 2359 hours on 21 August 2021

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

(Shetland)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

Shetland

Fortnightly catch limit of 1 tonne  

0001 hours on 8  August 2021 – 2359 hours on 21 August 2021

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

 

(Orkney)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

Orkney

Fortnightly catch limit of 1 tonne  

0001 hours on 8  August 2021 – 2359 hours on 21 August 2021

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

 

(IVb)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

IVb

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes 

0001 hours on 8  August 2021 – 2359 hours on 21 August 2021