Commercial fishing and fisheries – 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.

Detail

If your electronic logbook software system (ELSS) fails or stops working on your vessel, you should report mandatory logbook information to the UK Fisheries Call 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 Call Centre
Tel: +44 (0)131 271 9700
Fax: +44 (0)131 244 6471
ukfcc@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

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