New minimum prices for meal and oil purposes from 27.05.19
Recent changes show 0,85 % in the fish meal indicator and 9,34 % there will therefore be new minimum prices from 27.05.19
The weather has played a central role in fisheries last week
Atlanto Scandic herring
For the Atlanto Scandic herring, the season is close to be ended, just 2 730 MT were registered last week. Apart from one catch, all catches were taken by the coastal fleet. One catch was made by a trawler in the Norwegian Sea; the catch was sold for meal& oil.
North Sea herring
Four catches by trawl from an area south of Shetland; altogether 350 MT. The operations have partly been hampered by bad weather.
Four catches from coastal vessels, altogether 41 MT, and seven penned-in catches altogether 102 MT were what last week came out with. Average weight; between 450- 500 g. The catches were taken in an area from Rogaland to North Møre Counties.
Two catches (from three vessels in operation) were registered. One catch of 160 MT delivered to King Oscar (canning), and another - 110 MT – delivered for indirect consumption. Also, for these operations the weather has been a challenge.
Two catches have been penned-in from the Sogne Fjord; altogether 30 MT delivered for canning, while one catch from the Oslo Fjord (20 MT) was delivered in Sweden.
In addition to above mentioned catches, it was registered 180 MT of Norway pout and 50 MT of blue whiting delivered for indirect consumption.
Finally, we use the opportunity to wish all our readers of the “Course of Fisheries” a Very Merry Christmas!
Sildelaget visited Killybegs last week, due to the poor weather most of the Blue whiting fleet was as well, watch the video here:
Harsh weather hampered the blue whiting operations. “Vestbris” with success on horse mackerel.
This season’s best week for blue whiting, - herring fisheries is coming to an end for the season.
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Minimum prices of raw material for meal and oil purposes