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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 26 February 2021

Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 26 February 2021

Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 26 February 2021

 

Group

Category

Change to conditions text

Effective date

All Groups

AU, AUP & AO

Section 5.23 in AU, AUP & AO categories

 

Dogger Bank Scallop Fishery Closure  - Extension

 

 

5.23 During the period 00:00 12 July 2020 to 23:59 4 April 2021 the vessel to which this licence relates may not be present in ICES rectangles, 39F1, 39F2, 39F3, 38F1, 38F2, 38F3, 37F1 and 37F2 whilst carrying dredges on board other than when transiting at a speed of more than six knots (except in the case of force majeure or adverse conditions).

 

5.23.1 Vessels transiting through the ICES rectangles referred to in condition 5.23 and which are carrying dredges must ensure that, for the entire duration of the period in the ICES rectangles referred to in that condition, the dredges are disconnected from the towing cable and unable to be deployed.

 

5.23.2 In the case of force majeure or adverse conditions, the master must immediately inform the UK Fisheries Monitoring Centre.”

 

0001 hours on 28 February 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).