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Scottish Fisheries Statistics, 2004

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Table 7. Changes to the Scottish based, over 10 metres fleet, 31 st December 2003 to 2004

>10 <15 metres

15<20 metres

20<25 metres

25<30 metres

30<35 metres

35 metres & over

Active Scottish vessels, 31 st December 2003

274

225

123

67

16

58

Continued to be based in Scotland

256

210

113

63

15

48

Transferred to another UK port

4

4

-

-

-

1

Became inactive

14

11

10

4

1

9

Transferred from another UK port

5

4

-

1

2

2

Became active

1

-

-

-

-

2

Newly built vessels

5

2

-

-

-

3

Change of vessel length category

3

-3

-

-

-

-

Active Scottish vessels, 31 st December 2004

270

213

113

64

17

55

Table 8. Scottish based sea fishing licences by category, 31st December 2002 to 2004

Vessel licences

Entitlements

Total

Category A

Category B

Category C

<=10m

Category A

Category B

Category C

<=10m

Category A

Category B

Category C

<=10m

2002

684

88

70

1,671

60

5

2

57

744

93

72

1,728

2003

608

87

68

1,632

49

1

3

78

657

88

71

1,710

2004

581

86

65

1,662

36

4

5

75

617

90

70

1,737

In 2004, includes 26 pelagic licences (category A) on vessels.
Category A licences allow full access to all stocks available to UK vessels.
Category B licences allow only restricted access to some UK available stocks.
Category C licences further restrict the range of stocks that can be fished.

Table 9. Scottish based sea fishing licences: vessel capacity units by type of licence, 31 st December 2004

On vessels

Entitlements

Total

Category A

Category B

Category C

<=10m

Category A

Category B

Category C

<=10m

Category A

Category B

Category C

<=10m

Pelagic licences

70,092

-

-

-

5,262

-

-

-

75,354

-

-

-

Other licences

168,417

9,805

10,212

72,984

4,026

294

432

1,674

172,443

10,099

10,644

74,658

Table 10. Scottish based, over 10 metres sea fishing licences, by category, 31st December 2003 to 2004

On vessels

Entitlements

Category A

Category B

Category C

Category A

Category B

Category C

Scottish based licences, 31st December 2003

608

87

68

Scottish based entitlements, 31st December 2003

49

1

3

Remained on Scottish based vessels

550

83

62

Remained as Scottish based entitlements

24

1

2

Became Scottish entitlements

13

1

5

Used to licence Scottish based vessels

13

-

-

Transferred/aggregated to UK vessels

28

2

-

Used to licence other UK vessels

3

-

-

Other losses

17

1

1

Other losses

9

-

1

Placed on vessel from Scottish entitlements

30

3

3

Became entitlements from Scottish vessels

12

3

3

Transferred/aggregated from other UK ports

1

-

-

Became entitlements from other UK vessels

-

-

-

Scottish based licences, 31st December 2004

581

86

65

Scottish based entitlements, 31st December 2004

36

4

5