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.
Here are the new minimum prices for Norwegian spring-spawning herring valid from January 9 2017
From Monday, January 9 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 5,43 pr kg
Group 2 (herring weighing between 300 g og 348 g): NOK 5,20 pr kg
Group 3 (herring weiging between 200 g og 299 g): NOK 4,91 pr kg
Group 4 (herring weiging between 125 g og 199 g): NOK 4,24 pr kg
Group 5 (sild weighing 125 g or less): NOK 3,61 pr kg
For mackerel and North Sea Herring there were no changes in minimum prices from the previous week since there was not enough quantity ( minimum 5,000 tonnes) to justify any changes
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.