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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations: 16 September 2022

Scottish fishing vessel licence variations announced on 15 September 2022.

This document is part of a collection


Fishing vessel quota limits tables 2022 - showing the quota limits applicable to both 10m and under non-PO and over 10m non-sector vessels.

Fisheries closures table 2022 - 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 groups

AU,AUP & AO

Red Rocks and Longay MPA, Inner Sound

 

SSI in licence condition updated to 463/2021

 

5.26.1 A fishing vessel must not be present in the Area defined in SSI 463/2021 other than when travelling at a speed greater than 6 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 vessel intentions. Details and documentation in respect of this restriction can be at: https://www.gov.scot/policies/marine-environment/marineprotected-areas/.

 

0001 hours on 18 September 2022

ALL groups

AU,AUP & AO

Licence conditions that apply in the Northern Irish zone

 

5.32.1 It is prohibited to fish for herring from 00:01 21 September to 23:59 31 December, within the part of ICES Division VIIa bounded by the following coordinates: o the east coast of Northern Ireland at latitude 54°15′ N, o latitude 54°15′ N, longitude 5°15′ W, o latitude 53°50′ N, longitude 5° 50′ W, o the east coast of Ireland at latitude 53°50′ N; 25.2

5.32.2 By way of derogation from 5.32.1 the vessel may deploy drift nets within the restricted area if it holds, and complies with the conditions of, a valid Mourne Shore Herring Fishery licence, as issued by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Northern Ireland).

 

0001 hours on 21 September 2022

 

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 18 September 2022 – 2359 hours on 1 October 2022

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

(Shetland)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

Shetland

Fortnightly catch limit of 1 tonne

0001 hours on 18 September 2022 – 2359 hours on 1 October 2022

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

 

(Orkney)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

Orkney

Fortnightly catch limit of 1 tonne

0001 hours on 18 September 2022 – 2359 hours on 1 October 2022

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

 

(Ivb)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

Ivb

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 18 September 2022 – 2359 hours on 1 October 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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