Vessel monitoring system (VMS) data request for specified area in 2018: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Information requested

I was wondering if I can request the following VMS fishing data:

  • ICES Rectangles 45F0 and 45F1 for 2018
  • ICES Rectangle 47F1 for 2018
  • ICES Rectangle 41F2 and 42F2 for 2018

If available, the following fields would be useful:

  • Gear type
  • Nationality
  • Length
  • Tonnage
  • Activity
  • Speed


I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested in TXT format (converted to .pdf for publication)

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