Infringements and VMS outages at Rockall: EIR release

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

Information requested

Provide the relevant information (infringements and VMS outages) for 2021 because without that information we may have difficulties.


I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested. For clarity, I have also included the information from the previous three years as was previously released.

VMS outage notifications for vessels at Rockall 
2018 8
2019 6
2020 19
2021 5

Incursion notifications for the Rockall Haddock Box and VMEs 
2018 16
2019 5
2020 42
2021 22

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