Pelagia expands in Denmark
Pelagia is established in Skagen, Denmark, producing marinated herring.
Two - three days resulted in good catches of herring and mackerel. Otherwise this week has been a quiet week, thanks to the poor weather conditions.
Nearly 17.000 MT of herring has been caught this week, in the area 150 nautical miles northwest of the Lofotodden. About 13.000 MT of the herring was caught in this area, while 2.300 MT was taken further north.
On the coastal line the poor weather has reduced the totalt weekly catch to only 850 MT. One vessel from the Faroe Island has reported 600 MT.
This size has an average of 210 grams. And the pricelevel is average 6,85 NOK.
In the North Sea the activity has been low.
The mackerel fishery for the Norwegian fleet is coming to an end. Only a few vessels still have remaining quotas.
This week the fish has been unavailable for Norwegian vessels. This has resulted in only 9.800 MT, and foreign vessels has reported 6.250 MT of this quanta.
The average prize of the week in total is 7,47 NOK
The fishing for horsemackerel had no upswing this week. The total report for the 38 catches is in total 1.300 MT. In essence this is caught on Møre. The average weekly prize is 7,03 NOK
A "marvelous" week for capelin in the Barents Sea, but stormy for the blue whiting vessels.
Norges Sildesalgslags has implemented some minor changes in the auction validation-rules for catches sold at auctions through Norges sildesalgslag
Quality adjustments for raw materials for meal- and oil purpose for 2018
Circular 08/18 - The bidding areas in the auction for raw material for fishmeal -oil purpose from 01.03.18
The capelin season is over near Iceland, but “full speed” in the Barents Sea. Blue whiting west of Ireland also "on track". Atlanto Scandic herring towards the end
New prices from Monday 26 February 2018: