The course of fisheries as per week 3/2018
Not a bad week – despite the herring stays deep.
Here are the new minimum prices for mackerel , Norwegian spring-spawning herring and North Sea herring effective from the 19th of December, 2016:
From Monday, December 19th 2016, the following minimum prices are valid for mackerel for consumption purposes.
Group 1 (mackerel weighing 250 gram or more): 2,3114 øre pr gram aver. weight
Group 2 (mackerel weighing under 250 gram): NOK 3,50 pr kg
(There were no changes in the mackerel price from the previous week since there was not enough quantity ( minimum 5,000 tonnes) to justify any changes
From Monday, December 19th 5 2016, the following minimum prices are valid for North Sea Herring for consumption purposes.
Group 1 (herring weighing 125 gram or more): NOK 4,97 pr kg
Group 2 (herring weighing under 125 gram): NOK 2,75 pr kg
Group 2 (herring weighing under 125 gram - outsortet for fishmeal/oil): NOK 1,10 pr kg
From Monday, December 19th 2016, the following minimum prices are valid for Norwegian Spring-spawning (NVG) herring for consumption purposes.
Group 1 (herring weighing 350 g or more): NOK 6,10 pr kg
Group 2 (herring weighing between 300 g og 348 g): NOK 5,84 pr kg
Group 3 (herring weiging between 200 g og 299 g): NOK 5,52 pr kg
Group 4 (herring weiging between 125 g og 199 g): NOK 4,77 pr kg
Group 5 (sild weighing 125 g or less): NOK 4,06 pr kg
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.