Statutory guidance

How to manually report electronic logbook reports

Information that must be sent manually to the UK Fisheries Call Centre if your electronic logbook software system fails.



If your electronic logbook software system (ELSS) fails or stops working on your vessel, you should report mandatory logbook information to the UK Fisheries Monitoring Centre each day no later than 23.59 UTC starting from the time the event was detected. You must send reports even when there are no catches.

UK Fisheries Monitoring Centre
Telephone: 0131 271 9700

Data should also be sent:

  • when a fisheries administration requests it
  • immediately after the last fishing operation
  • before entering into port
  • at the time of any inspection at sea
Published 11 June 2014
Last updated 5 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. Name changed to UK Fisheries Monitoring Centre
  2. First published.