Marine Scotland

  • Marine Analytical Unit weekly update – 18th December 2013

    18th December 2013 by

    This week’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit has been published, featuring a guest article reporting on the ‘Scottish Fishing Fleet Labour Productivity. Read the full update Related Links All previous Marine Analytical Unit updates

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  • Consultation on Fishing Vessel Licensing launched

    16th December 2013 by

    In 2009, the Scottish Licensing Review Working Group (SLRWG), a joint industry/Marine Scotland group, was established. The membership was set up to represent each catching sector rather than geographical locations.  The remit of the group was to carry out a full review of the licensing arrangements in Scotland, with a view to informing future policy...

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  • Marine Analytical Unit weekly update – 12th December 2013

    13th December 2013 by

    This week’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit has been published, featuring a guest article reporting on the ‘Review: Displacement of Commercial Sea Fisheries. Read the full update Related Links All previous Marine Analytical Unit updates

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  • Pilot Pentland Firth and Orkney waters marine spatial plan

    11th December 2013 by

    Update on work The consultation and associated events in relation to the Planning Issues and Options Consultation Paper (PIOP) and the draft Environmental Report (ER) produced a good response. The Working Group have been collating and analysing the outputs of all the consultation responses and events and this will result in two documents as outlined...

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  • Ocean Energy Europe 2013, Edinburgh, Scotland – 29-30 October 2013

    10th December 2013 by

    European Ocean Energy Association’s annual conference took place on 29th and 30th of October in Edinburgh sponsored by Scottish Development International. It was the Association’s first conference outside Brussels and the most successful annual conference to date indicating the increasing strength as force for development of the European ocean energy sector. EU-OEA’s 2013 conference marked...

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  • Marine Renewables in Canada

    10th December 2013 by

    In November, Ian Davies joined an SDI mission to the annual meeting of Marine Renewables Canada in Ottawa.  The trail had already been blazed by Phil Gilmour and Rob Watret who had visited Ottawa in the last couple of years.  Canada has considerable potential for marine renewables, with wave power in the west and the...

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  • Marine Scotland Science takes part in Year of Natural Scotland Celebrations 2013

    10th December 2013 by

    In November 2013, the four Scottish Science Centres came together to deliver a joint celebration of the Year of Natural Scotland, and Scotland’s Science, technology, heritage and future. Under the banner of ‘Celebrating Scotland’s Science’, the four Scottish Science centres engaged with young and old with the Science behind ‘Natural Scotland’. Furthermore, it gave the...

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  • Marine Analytical Unit weekly update – 5th December 2013

    5th December 2013 by

    This week’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit has been published, featuring a guest article about the Economic Contribution of the Core Marine Sector. Read the full update Related Links All previous Marine Analytical Unit updates

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  • Marine Renewables in Canada

    4th December 2013 by

    In November, Ian Davies joined an SDI mission to the annual meeting of Marine Renewables Canada in Ottawa.  The trail had already been blazed by Phil Gilmour and Rob Watret who had visited Ottawa in the last couple of years.  Canada has considerable potential for marine renewables, with wave power in the west and the...

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  • Deep Water Wind Farms Seminar – London

    4th December 2013 by

    David Bova from the MS Licensing Operations Team attended a Deep water wind farms seminar focusing on the technical and commercial viability of deep water offshore wind. The event was organised by IBC Energy as part of their Offshore Wind Series of seminars and conferences; and was held at Dexter House, Royal Mint Court, London....

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