The course of fisheries as per week 3/2018
Not a bad week – despite the herring stays deep.
New minimum prices for North sea herring in effect from Monday 6. May. The new prices for mixed catches are NOK 4,20 pr. kilo. There will not be any changes in the turnover-regime nor in the salesconditions in the upcoming season.
Christmas coming up affects the activities. But some vessels fishing Atlanto Scandic herring is still in operation.
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.