Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Data for years 2019, 2020 and 2021: EIR release

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

Information requested

For VMS data for years 2019, 2020 and 2021 for the ICES squares as follows:

51E6, 51E7, 51E8, 51E9, 51F0, 51F1, 51F2
50E6, 50E7, 50E8, 50E9, 50F0, 50F1, 50F2
49E6, 49E7, 49E8, 49E9, 49F0, 49F1, 49F2
48E6, 48E7, 48E8, 48E9, 48F0, 48F1, 48F2


I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested.

Due to the size of the documents I will separately email you an invitation to a shared Workspace in an online storage facility called “Objective Connect”. This online storage facility is now the Scottish Government preferred way to share large and/or numerous files.

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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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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