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North Sea Advisory Council

Identification number in the register: 91682404018-74
Registration date: 17/08/10 12:33:32

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/07/14 10:39:43
The date of the last annual update was 22/07/14 10:39:43

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: North Sea Advisory Council
Acronym: NSAC
Legal status: Body of Community Interest
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Niels Wichmann
Position: Chairman

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Lorna Duguid
Position: NSRAC Secretariat

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 00 Cammach Business Centre Greenbank Road, East Tullos
Aberdeen AB12 3BN
Telephone number: (+44784) 1117625
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The objective of NSAC is to prepare and provide advice on the management of the fisheries of the North Sea on behalf of stakeholders in order to achieve the objectives of the CFP. That advice shall be provided to the Fisheries Council of the European Community, the European Commission, individual Member States of the European Community, the European Parliament, the Commission’s Advisory Committee on Fisheries & Aquaculture (ACFA), the International Council for Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and other bodies as decided by the NSRAC.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 31
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Fisheries related subjects

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture


Total number of members that are natural persons: 33
Number of member organisations: 38
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • European Organisation of Fish Traders and Processors (1 members)
  • BirdLife International (1 members)
  • Danmarks Fiskeriforening (1 members)
  • Verband der Deutschen Kutter und Kustenfischer (1 members)
  • Sportvisserij Nederland (1 members)
  • European Association of Fishing Ports and Auctions (1 members)
  • European Bureau for Conversation and Development (1 members)
  • European Transport Workers' Federation (1 members)
  • National Federation of Fishermens' Organisations (1 members)
  • North Atlantic Producers Association (1 members)
  • Rederscentrale (1 members)
  • Scottish Fishermen's Federation (1 members)
  • Seas at Risk (1 members)
  • Stichting van de Nederlandse Visserij (1 members)
  • Swedish Fishermen's Federation (1 members)
  • Union des Armateurs a la Peche de France (1 members)
  • World Wildlife Fund (1 members)
  • Bundesverband der Deutschen Fichindustrie (1 members)
  • Cooperative Maritime Etaploise (1 members)
  • Federatie van Visserijvereningen (1 members)
  • From Nord (1 members)
  • Federation Internationale de la Peche Sportive en Mer (1 members)
  • North East of Scotland Fishermen's Organisation (1 members)
  • Nederlandse Vissersbond (1 members)
  • Foundation for Sustainable Fishing Development (1 members)
  • Seafood Choices Alliance (1 members)
  • Union Nationale des Syndicats Marins-Pecheurs (1 members)
  • Aberdeen Fish Producers Association (1 members)
  • Foreningen for Danmarks Fiskemel og Fiskeolieindustri (1 members)
  • Scottish Fishermen's Organisation (1 members)
  • North Sea Wildlife Trusts (1 members)
  • Marine Conservation Society (1 members)
  • New Under Ten Fishermens Association (1 members)
  • Hallandsfiskarnas PO (1 members)
  • Mallaig and North West Fishermen's Association Ltd (1 members)
  • Dutch Elasmobranch Society (1 members)
  • Environmental Defence Fund (1 members)
  • The Pew Charitable Trust (1 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 11/2012 - 10/2013
Total budget: 302,251
of which public financing: 275,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 250,000
- from national sources: 25,000
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 27,251
- donations:
- contributions from members: 27,251
Exchange Rate Gains : 0
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 250000  € - 300000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.