Shipping Study of the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters

A study of shipping activity to better inform the marine spatial plan pilot for the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Strategic Area. The aim of this process is to ensure there is good knowledge of the

use of these waters by all stakeholders so that futur

11. References

i Scotland's Marine Atlas: Information for The National Marine Plan, March 2011.

ii UKHO Admiralty Charts including chart numbers 35, 115, 219, 1239, 1942, 1954, 2162, 2249, 2250, 2562, 2581, 2584.

iii Admiralty Sailing Directions, North Coast of Scotland Pilot, NP 52

iv Clyde Cruising Club Sailing Directions and Anchorages for N and NE Scotland and Orkney Islands

v Orkney Marinas website,

vi RYA, UK Coastal Atlas of Recreational Boating, Recreational Cruising Routes, Sailing and Racing Areas around the UK Coast, Second Edition, 2008.

vii Cruising Association, The Cruising Almanac 2012.

viii Scottish Sea Kayaking: Fifty Great Sea Kayaking Voyages, Cooper & Reid, 2005.

ix The Northern Isles: Orkney & Shetland Sea Kayaking, Smith & Jex, 2007.

x Training and Technology Onboard Ship: How seafarers learned to use the shipboard AIS, Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Research Unit, Seafarers International Research Centre ( SIRC), July 2008.

xi MCA Windfarm: Shipping Route Template from MGN 371.


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