The course of fisheries as per week 26/2018
Still difficult conditions for the North Sea herring, - though, the best week so far with more than 20.000 MT registered.
Norges Sildesalgslag and Norwegian Seafood Federation have established the following minimum price for blue whiting for consumption purposes as from 20 February 2014:
Mixed Blue Whiting: NOK 1.60 per kg
Blue whiting which is not used for consumption purposes (discard from consumption deliveries), shall at least be paid by NOK 0.60 per kg.
Vessels reporting blue whiting to NSS are obliged to give information about the assortment of their catch based on sampling onboard, which means the share of blue whiting with length:
1) at 25 cm and above (Group 1)
2) below 25 cm (Group 2)
See Circular 03/14 here
We like to remind you about this from the Sales Regulations;
Lower minimum prices for raw material for meal and oil purpose
The North Sea herring fisheries in progress, but results do not reflect the efforts made. The very first catches of matjes herring have been displayed in Egersund.
Prices relative to raw material for meal and oil purposes as from June 4 2018
This season’s best week for sand eel, - several vessels with modest volumes of North Sea herring.
Prices relative to raw material for meal and oil purposes as from May 28 2018