Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data for 47F1, 50F1 and 49F1: EIR release

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

Information requested

I would like to request the following VMS data (where available):
ICES Rectangle 47F1for all of 2020; and
ICES Rectangles 50F1 and 49F1 for September – December 2020.

If available, the following fields would be useful:

  • Gear type
  • Nationality
  • Length
  • Tonnage
  • Activity


The information requested is included in the attached file. On this occasion only data for ICES Rectangle 47F1 between January and August is provided. As you were advised information relating to September 2020 will be available by end of March following data migration to a new system.

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