Tagged: mackerel

Norwegian seafood exports booming

The value of exports of Norwegian seafood in January totalled NOK 4.2 billion. This is an increase of NOK 684 million or 19% compared with January 2010, according to the latest figures from the...

Fisheries dispute between Norway and the EU

The Norwegian ambassador to the EU, Oda Helen Sletnes, has delivered a formal protest to the EU Commission, after Norwegian fishermen have been turned away from EU waters where they have been casting for mackerel. On...

No holiday slowdown of seafood exports in Norway

Despite July being the peak holiday season in Norway, there was definitely no slowdown in the seafood sector, reports Seafood From Norway. With seafood exports in July totalling NOK 3.3 billion, growth is an...

Record export of Norwegian herring

  1.2 billion kroner’s worth of herring has been exported in the first two months of this year, an increase of 238 million or 25%. The herring export has never had greater value in...

Iceland and Norway fight over fish

In light of the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission’s exclusion of Iceland from their 640,000 tonne quota of caught mackerel, Iceland have unilaterally claimed 112,000 tonnes of the quota in defiance. The European Union...