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Norway to counter cod quality complaints

Norway to counter cod quality complaints

NORWAY has launched a campaign to improve the quality of the cod its fishermen catch. Norway Seafoods feedstock manager Oliver Nergaard has invited the entire fishing industry to join him on a quality improvement mission, with the first meeting for buyers in eastern Finnmark held in Tromso recently. Other meetings will follow. The issue hasContinue Reading

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Tuesday, February 21, fish prices from Grimsby

Tuesday, February 21, fish prices from Grimsby

FISH PRICES Tuesday 21st February 2017 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE: 132 TODAY KILOS: 6600 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo  Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 111 21 – –   SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 Large – –Continue Reading

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Tuesday, February 21, fish prices from Peterhead

Tuesday, February 21, fish prices from Peterhead

PETERHEAD FISH PRICES  21.2. 2017 Boats 9 Consignments 2 Boxes 6980 Cod Large £2.30 – 3.20 Cod Medium £2.15 – 2.70 Cod Selected £2.00 – 2.30 Cod Small £2.00 – 3.00 Haddock Large £1.75 – 2.25 Haddock Medium £1.75 – 2.25 Haddock Selected £1.75 – 2.25 Seed £1.20 – 2.25 Chippers £0.80 – 1.75 MetrosContinue Reading

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Tuesday, February 21, fish prices from Lerwick

Tuesday, February 21, fish prices from Lerwick

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Tuesday 21st February 2017 2 BOATS LANDED 392 BOXES Tranquility, Copious SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS COD 1 COD 2 90 3.12 3.08 COD 3 360 2.71 2.38 COD 4 225 2.32 2.29 COD 5 180 2.85 2.84 COD 6 DOGSContinue Reading

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Employers face £15m strike deal bill

Employers face £15m strike deal bill

THE cost of the deal which ended the longest fishermen’s strike in Iceland’s history has been estimated at two billion kroners a year – or almost £15 million. That is the price SFS, the Icelandic fishing vessel owners’ federation, has placed on the settlement signed late Sunday night. Along with extra pay and a larger share ofContinue Reading

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Monday, February 20, fish prices from Grimsby

Monday, February 20, fish prices from Grimsby

FISH PRICES Monday 20th February 2017 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE: 1251  TODAY KILOS: 62550 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo  Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 559 – – 692   SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 Large 2.30 3.00Continue Reading

Monday, February 20, fish prices from Peterhead

Monday, February 20, fish prices from Peterhead

PETERHEAD FISH PRICES  20.2. 2017 Boats 8 Consignments 6 Boxes 6617 Cod Large £2.00 – 3.20 Cod Medium £2.00 – 2.60 Cod Selected £2.00 – 2.40 Cod Small £1.70 – 2.50 Haddock Large £1.75 – 2.25 Haddock Medium £1.75 – 2.25 Haddock Selected £1.75 – 2.25 Seed £1.20 – 2.25 Chippers £0.80 – 1.75 MetrosContinue Reading

Russia blasts Norway in fishing row

Russia blasts Norway in fishing row

RUSSIA has threatened to freeze all political contacts with Norway in a move that could have major ramifications for fishing in the region. The two countries share the Barents Sea, the largest source for cod, haddock, mackerel and herring in the northern hemisphere. The cod quota alone is more than 800,000 tonnes. In a statement issuedContinue Reading

Iceland back to sea after historic strike

Iceland back to sea after historic strike

THE longest fishermen’s strike in modern Icelandic history is finally over – and the fleet is already putting to sea. The nine-week-old dispute which has caused fish marketing reverberations throughout Europe came to an end early Saturday morning after all sides finally struck an agreement. By last night most crews had voted by ballot to acceptContinue Reading