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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 7 August 2020

Published: 7 Aug 2020

Information about fishing vessel licence variations effective 9 August 2020

Published:
7 Aug 2020
Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 7 August 2020

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

 

 

5.23 During the period 00:00 12th July 2020 to 23:59 29th August 2020  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 9 August 2020

All Groups

AU, AUP & AO

AO - section 2.8

AU – section 2.6

AUP – section 2.6

 

Notwithstanding any quota limitation detailed in the Annexes, the vessel to which this licence relates may retain on board and land Cod caught in ICES Divisions VIa; EU and International Waters of Vb east of 12°00’W only insofar as such catches do not exceed 2% by live weight of the total catch retained on board the vessel during each fishing trip.

 

0001 hours on 9 August 2020

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 9 August 2020 – 2359 22 August 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 1 tonne

0001 hours on 9 August 2020 – 2359 22 August 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 9 August 2020 – 2359 22 August 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 9 August 2020 – 2359 22 August 2020

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.