The course of fisheries as per week 41/2018
Finally, a good week for mackerel, giving 52.000 MT with a value of more than 730 million NOK.
The fishing started by the beginning of the week West off Vesterålen, and the migration southwards keeps a fairly high speed.
To slow down catching activity, the sales organisation on Wednesday decided to initiate a system for letting vessels wait between 72-108 hrs. following more detailed regulations.
In the forth coming week high activity is still expected from coastal vessel and trawlers. Several purseiners have, however, decided to prepare for the capelin or blue whiting.
Unusual little of mackerel last week. Better for the North Sea herring – and some sprat and horse mackerel.
Better for the North Sea herring, some horse mackerel for consumption. Still scares of coastal mackerel and “Svanaug Elise” is heading for the Norwegian Sea.
New prices from September 3th 2018
Still difficult conditions for the North Sea herring, - though, the best week so far with more than 20.000 MT registered.
The North Sea herring is still widespread, – and miserable weather condition for the mackerel up north.
An even week for the North Sea herring, a little better for mackerel up north, - and the sand eel season is over.