Assessing fisheries displacement by other licensed marine activities: good practice guidance - literature review

This project developed ‘Good Practice Guidance for Assessing Fisheries Displacement’ through a detailed literature review and consultation with the ScotMER Fish and Fisheries Receptor Group (FFSRG), commercial fisheries industry, offshore energy and regulatory sectors.

Table of acronyms and abbreviations

Abbreviation / Acronym Definition
BERR Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
BOEM Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
CaP Cable Plan
CBRA Cable burial risk assessments
CES Crown Estate Scotland
(C)FLO (Company) Fisheries Liaison Officer
CFWG Commercial Fisheries Working Group
CIFA Community Inshore Fisheries Alliance
COP Construction and Operation Plan
DCO Development Consent Order
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
EU European Union
FFSRG Fish and Fisheries Specialist Receptor Group
FLOWW Fishing Liaison with Offshore Wind and Wet Renewables
FMMS Fisheries Management and Mitigation Strategy
FPSO Floating Production Storage and Offloading
GVA Gross Value Added
HVAC High Voltage Alternating Current
HVDC High Voltage Direct Current
ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
ICPC International Cable Protection Committee
IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency
JNCC Joint Nature Conservation Committee
m metres
MASTS Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland
MRE Marine Renewable Energy
MPA Marine Protected Area
NM Nautical mile
ORE Offshore Renewable Energy
OWF Offshore Wind Farm
PEMP Project Environmental Monitoring Programme
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
PIER Preliminary Environmental Information Report
PO Plan Option
ScotMER Scottish Marine Energy Research
SFF Scottish Fishermen's Federation
SWFPA Scottish Whitefish Producers Association
TAC Total Allowable Catch
TCE The Crown Estate
CES The Crown Estate Scotland
UK United Kingdom
UKFEN United Kingdom Fisheries Economic Network
USA United States of America
VMS Vessel Monitoring System



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