The course of fisheries as per week 2/2018
The second week of the year; - not the busiest in pelagic, and by the end of the week, harsh weather forced the fleet to port.
Information concerning sale of mackerel for byers and fishing vessels of mackerel for consumption purpuses.
1. Minimum prices for mackerel for comsumption purposes. The following minimum prices shall apply:
Graded mackerel below 200 g per fish, which is not used for consumption purposes, shall at least be paid by NOK 0.60 pr kg.
Strong winds hampered fishing operations.
High activity for the North Sea herring, while for Atlanto Scandic herring it is nearly over, - especially for the smaller vessels.
Record last week with more than 180 million individual herring being caught.
More than 37.000 MT of Atlanto Scandic herring last week - and some ocean sprat for consumption purposes.
Several challenges in the fisheries for Atlanto Scandic herring.
When weather conditions were not too severe last week; good results for Atlanto Scandic herring, - an increasing number of vessels into the North Sea herring fisheries, giving a better result, - and still some mackerel.