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.
For vessels fishing sandeel for meal- and oil purpose and have catches below 500 tones, there is only one-day waiting period after the delivery note has been signed. This applies from today, May 22nd, 2017. until further notice.
Vessels which unload 500 tonnes and more have, as previously announced, a two-day of waiting period after the delivery note has been signed.
The regulation was granted in accordance with of The Norwegian Law of Fisheries § 13.
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.