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Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data for 45E6, 45E7, 46E7, 46E8, 47E7, 47E8, 48E7, 48E8, and 49E8: EIR release

Published: 5 Aug 2019

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

Published:
5 Aug 2019
Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data for 45E6, 45E7, 46E7, 46E8, 47E7, 47E8, 48E7, 48E8, and 49E8: EIR release
FOI reference: FOI/19/01850
Date received: 12 Jul 2019
Date responded: 5 Aug 2019
Information requested

Data request

Data type: Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) and fishing sightings data.

Area of interest: ICES rectangles 45E6, 45E7, 46E7, 46E8, 47E7, 47E8, 48E7, 48E8, and 49E8

Period of interest: 2017 & 2018 (inclusive)

Details: Please provide Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data for ICES rectangles 45E6, 45E7, 46E7, 46E8, 47E7, 47E8, 48E7, 48E8, and 49E8 over the entirety of 2017 and 2018, including the following parameters: Record time/date, Vessel Nationality, Lat, Long, ICES Rectangle, Course and Speed. If at all possible, please also provide data on vessel size (length, tonnage), status (fishing or not) and fishing type (pelagic / trawling / potting etc). I understand that some of these parameters might not be available, so please just discount any that you are not able to provide from this request.

In addition, please provide fishing sightings data for the same area and time period.

Response

I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested in TXT and EXCEL formats.

Both files have been combined into the EXCEL spreadsheet.
Seperated by sheet tabs at bottom.

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