The new country of origin mark for Norwegian seafood

In April, the Norwegian Seafood Council launched a new country of origin mark for Norwegian seafood, “Seafood from Norway”. The new mark guarantees the origins of seafood from Norway and contributes towards a stronger position for Norwegian seafood globally.


 
Recommends reducing cod quota by 20%

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) recommends that the cod quota in the Barents Sea next year does not exceed 712,000 tonnes. This is a reduction of 20% compared to this year’s quota.


 
New Ramoen ready for fishing

The new modern factory trawler Ramoen is now delivered from the shipyard, and will start fishing in November.

 
New NFAS-members

The longliners Geir II and Østerfjord are now members of Norwegian Frozen at Sea.

 
Another successful visit

For six years now, british fish&chip-specalists have visited Ålesund to look at the on board-production of firstclass fillets of cod and haddock.

 
Cod quota in 2016 at the same level as in 2015

The joint Russian-Norwegian Fisheries Commission has set the cod quota in the Barents Sea at 894 000 metric tons for 2016. By this decision the cod quota in 2016 will be the same as this year.

 
New member

The new longliner Leinebris is now a member of NFAS (Norwegian Frozen at Sea).

 
Proposal: Cod quota down 10% in 2016

ICES recommends that the cod quota in the Barents Sea should be reduced from 894.000 metric tons in 2015 to 805.000 metric tons in 2016.

 
Up for haddock

ICES recommends that the haddock quota in the Barents Sea next year should be 244. 000 metric tons.

 
New visitors

In late October 2015 the ten regional winners among independent shops in the Fish&Chip Award 2016 will arrive in Ålesund, Norway.

 
Successful visit

The ten regional finalists in The National Fish&Chip Awards in Great Britain this week visited the worlds most modern factory trawler, Andenesfisk I.

 
British-norwegian codshare

In Ålesund, on the northwestcoast of Norway, the ten regional finalists in The National Fish&Chip Awards this week met five Norwegian Chefs in what The Norwegian Seafood Council called codshare.

 
New Ramoen in 2016

Ramoen AS har ordered a new factory trawler from the Spanish shipyard Armon in Gijon.

 
Cod qouta at 894 000 metric tons in 2015

The joint Russian-Norwegian Fisheries Commission has set the cod quota in the Barents Sea at 894 000 metric tons for 2015, in accordance with the advice from ICES, The International Council for Exploration of the Seas.

 
10% cut in Barents Sea cod quota

ICES, The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, proposes a 10% cut in the cod quota in the Barents Sea next year.

 
Celebrated Norway Day with fish&chips

Thousands of hungry Brits flocked to 99 fish and chip shops throughout the country on Saturday 17th May to pick up a portion of delicious Norwegian cod and chips for just 99p. The promotion was held in celebration of Norway Day in the UK, thanks to a campaign run in partnership with the Norwegian Seafood Council.



 
New "Andenesfisk I" now in fishery

The new "Andelenesfisk I" was delivered from Tersan shipyard in Turkey towards the end of 2013.

 
High cod quota

For 2014 the cod quota in the Barents Sea will be at the same level as the all time high quota in 2013.

 
All time high cod quota

For 2013 the cod quota in the Barents Sea will be all time high, thanks to a well managed stock in very good condition. The total allowed catch will be 1,000,000 metric tons, up 33 % from 2012.

 
Another successful visit

In the beginning of October 2012 the 10 finalists in the Seafish-organized National Fish & Chip Awards 2013 were invited on a trip to Aalesund, Norway, to look at the frozen-at-sea whitefish catch operation and industry. This is where a lot of their cod and haddock is actually coming from.

 
Mitch Tonks ambassador for Norwegian Seafood

The Norwegian Seafood Council has just announced that they have appointed Mitch Tonks as their UK ambassador. A timely appointment as Mitch’s Dartmouth restaurant RockFish recently achieved MSC certification and can now proudly say that its cod and haddock is from certified sustainable Norwegian fisheries.

 
Successful trip to Norway

In the beginning of November 2011 the 10 finalists in the Seafish-organized National Fish & Chip Awards 2012 — were invited on a trip to Aalesund, Norway, to look at the frozen-at-sea whitefish industry. This is where a lot of their cod and haddock is actually coming from.

 
New "Andenesfisk I"

Andenes Havfiskeselskap has ordered a new factory trawler to be delivered in august 2013 to replace "Andenesfisk I". Like the present "Andenesfisk I" , the new vessel will produce fillets on board.

 
Cod and haddock certified

As from the end of April 2010 the Norwegian cod and haddock caught in the Barents Sea are certified as sustainable by MSC, The Marine Stewardship Council, the worlds by far leading standard setter for wild fish management. Also the Norwegian saithe fisheries are MSC-certified.