Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data for 43E3, 43E4, 44E3, 44E4: EIR release

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

Information requested

I’d like to request VMS fishing data for the following ICES Rectangles from 2016 to 2018:

  • 43E3
  • 43E4
  • 44E3
  • 44E4

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.

Due to the size of the files we are unable to upload the documents referred to above.
If you wish to consider, please contact us at the address below and we will be happy to provide.

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