Surveillance data for 2017, 2018 for all UK authorities: EIR release

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

Information requested

I am requesting surveillance data for fishing vessels for the last two years (2017,2018). The data collected comes from aircraft as well as fisheries protection squadron vessels, and MMO chartered patrol vessels. This data will be used to assess the levels of fishing activity around windfarm developments.
Please note we are not requesting vessel names or ID numbers just the vessel Type, Nationality and Activity (Fishing, Steaming etc.)


Attached is a copy of all of the information requested in EXCEL format.

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FOI-19-02496 Information released - Surveillance data


Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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