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Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data for 50F1: EIR release

Published: 15 Sep 2021

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

15 Sep 2021
Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data for 50F1: EIR release
FOI reference: FOI/202100228494
Date received: 5 Aug 2021
Date responded: 24 Aug 2021
Information requested

Please provide Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data for ICES rectangle 50F1 over the entirety of 2019, 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.


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