The course of fisheries as per week 49/2017
Strong winds hampered fishing operations.
From Monday January 30th, the following prices are effective:
From Monday, January 30 2017, the following minimum prices are valid for mackerel for consumption purposes.
Group 1 (mackerel weighing 250 gram or more): 2,0039 øre pr gram aver. weight
Group 2 (mackerel weighing under 250 gram): NOK 3,50 pr kg
From Monday, January 30 2017, the following minimum prices are valid for Norwegian Spring-spawning (NVG) herring for consumption purposes.
Group 1 (herring weighing 350 g or more): NOK 4,69 pr kg
Group 2 (herring weighing between 300 g og 348 g): NOK 4,49 pr kg
Group 3 (herring weiging between 200 g og 299 g): NOK 4,24 pr kg
Group 4 (herring weiging between 125 g og 199 g): NOK 3,66 pr kg
Group 5 (sild weighing 125 g or less): NOK 3,12 pr kg
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.
It has been a change in the fishmeal indicator of 2,65 % and in the fish oil indicator of 6,38 %
As the period for summer time is passed, the last auction for consumption purposes now is from 9.00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Other auctions’ timing is unchanged.
Last week; 22.000 MT of mackerel and close to 25.000 MT of Atlanto Scandic herring.
The mackerel season close to being finished, while the season for Atlanto scandic herring now is well started.