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.
Catches of mackerel under contracts will initially be shown with a preliminary price per kilo in Norges Sildesalgslags systems when they are reported in to Norges Sildesalgslag.
Information from Norges Sildesalgslag
To make sure the buyers are meeting Norges Sildesalgslags requirement for credit guarantees set out in our business rules, the preliminary price in our system will be NOK 9.00 per kilo for the mackerel that is reported in to be delivered under contract.
The final price will be shown on the delivery note signed by the vessel and byer after the mackerel is landed.
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.