National Marine Plan 2015

What is it: 

This Plan covers the management of both Scottish inshore waters (out to 12 nautical miles) and offshore waters (12 to 200 nautical miles). It also applies to the exercise of both reserved and devolved functions.  The plan was published 2015 following the consultation of the draft version in 2013.

Maps created in support of the plan can be viewed on NMPi.  These maps reflect the data available at that time.  Updated versions of the maps can be found withinthe NMPi web map.

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This information page is part of the theme: 
National Marine Plan - Copyright © Marine Scotland

Links and Resources

Map Type Click title for metadata and licence informationsort descending Date of data View Map
NMPi NMP Map 1 (2015) - Nautical Limits Around Scotland - 6 Nautical Miles, 12 Nautical Miles, Scottish Adjacent Waters Boundary, Exclusive Economic Zone limits, Continental Shelf Limits 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 10 (2015) - NRIP Sites and Ports and Harbours identified as National Developments in Scotland 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 11 (2015) - Major Commercial Ports in Scotland 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 12 (2015) - Main grid and submarine cables around Scotland and potential upgrades 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 13 (2015) - Military Practice Areas around Scotland 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 2 (2015) - Proposed Boundaries for Scottish Marine Regions 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 3 (2015) - Marine Cultural Heritage Statutory Designations - Historic Marine Protected Areas, Protected places Vessels designated by name and as controlled sites, Listed Buildings and Scheduled Monuments 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 4 (2015) - Marine SPAs, SACs and MPAs within Scottish Waters 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 6 (2015) - Guidance on the location of marine fish farms 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 6 (2015) - Guidance on the location of marine fish farms - Parliamentary Version 2015-03-27 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 7 (2015) - Salmon and Sea Trout Fisheries - Fishery Statistical Regions (hidden when zoomed in past 1:400,000) 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 7 (2015) - Salmon and Sea Trout Fisheries - Net and Coble fisheries and Fixed Engine fisheries reporting catches in 2013 (hidden when zoomed in past 1:800,000) 2013-01-01 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 8 (2015) - Hydrocarbon Fields 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 8 (2015) - Hydrocarbon Pipelines 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 8 (2015) - Significant Discovery Not Yet Developed - July 2014 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 9 (2015) - Plan Options for Offshore Wind and Marine Renewable Energy - Parliamentary Version 2015-03-27 Access this map on NMPi
NMPi NMP Map 9 (2015) - Plan Options for Offshore Wind and Marine Renewable Energy and Planned developments in Scotland 2014-12-11 Access this map on NMPi