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.
It has been a change in the fishmeal indicator of 2,65 % and in the fish oil indicator of 6,38 %
The factor between rapeseedoil and fish oil, has increased from 21 til 23 USD, which means that the effective change of the oil-indicator is 4,19 %. There will consequently be changes in the minimum prices of raw material for fishmeal and -oil purpose. The new minimum prices for raw material used for fishmeal and -oil apply from 06.11. 2017.
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.