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United Kingdom and Norway - fisheries consultations: agreed records 2022

Published: 11 Jan 2022

Agreed records of fisheries consultations between the United Kingdom and Norway for 2022.

United Kingdom and Norway - fisheries consultations: agreed records 2022
Electronic data exchange

Electronic data exchange

9.1. The Delegations noted that further steps towards introducing ERS and VMS in NEAFC based on the FLUX UN/CEFACT International Standard (Recommendation 19:2019) has been taken at the Annual Meeting of NEAFC in 2020 and agreed that the NEAFC ERS and VMS should be taken into consideration in the further development of new agreements on position reporting, and electronic catch and activity data.

9.2. The Delegations noted the steps taken in NEAFC towards introducing ERS and VMS based on the FLUX UN/CEFACT International Standard (Recommendation 19:2019) and agreed that the NEAFC ERS and VMS should be taken into consideration in the further development of new agreements on position reporting, and electronic catch and activity data.

9.3. The Delegations agreed to establish a Working Group of Electronic Reporting and Recording Experts in 2022. The Working Group should meet under the Terms of Reference set out in Annex I.

9.4. The Delegations highlighted that well-functioning and reliable reporting systems are essential for science, management, control and enforcement of fisheries regulations.