Norway fishing industry

Adrian Tatum reports on recent developments and changing times. It would be fair to say that the Norwegian fishing industry has never really had an image problem. Over the last few decades, the Norwegian fishing industry has evolved into a highly regulated industry with quotas and licensing requirements.

A primary basis for determining fishing quotas are the recommendations issued by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES). For as far back as we can trace our history, people in this country have had fishing and hunting as their livelihood. Norway attaches great importance .

Along the coast they have been the very basis of life and culture. The fishing industry remains one of our major export industries. The Norwegian seafood industry has seen substantial growth in exports over the years.

It is defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization as including recreational, subsistence and commercial fishing, and the harvesting, processing , . This is an increase of NOK 6. It includes the traditional fishing, as well as fish farming and processing of all kinds of seafood at onshore facilities. Due to various factors, such as new technology and equipment, restructuring, international competition, quotas . Value of catch, by fish species and main group of fish species.

Unlike farmed salmon, white fish varies greatly in size and weight. However, there is now a filleting machine that could result in a positive upturn in the Norwegian fishing industry. Climate change and human restraint appear to be behind the spectacular catches drawing anglers to the far north islands. The machine is a result of a . In addition, sea and river fishing of salmon has been of some importance. In recent times, harvesting of capelin has become very important.

One of the disused fish-oil tanks has been named “Royal Neptune Hall” as it is used for concerts and other exciting public events due to its exceptional acoustics: listening to music inside the huge tank . Safety, ergonomics and durability are the criteria that Norwegian fish processing industry expects from their work boats. Finnish Weldmec Marine has responded to that demand and has designed new purpose built aluminium boats, which fulfill the high Norwegian standards. A treaty, later ratified by the Norwegian Parliament, . The skills have been passed down through the generations and we see it as our duty to nurture stocks even richer than the ones we inherited. Schnitzer PG, Landen D Russell JC. Trawler fishing: an extreme occupation.

Common interests in business politics, economy and trade . Seals and minke whale populations are constantly monitored and the harvest is determined on this basis. Special efforts also are made to ensure that the animals are caught humanely and efficiently. The Fisheries Competitiveness Index.

Challenges for the fishing industry.

By assistant director Jan Ivar Maråk. My name is Jan Ivar Maråk, and I work as assistant director in the Norwegian Fishing Vessel Owners Association. First of all I would like to thank the organizers for the invitation to make a presentation at this conference.