First blue whiting of the year
Bjarni Ólafsson landed the first 1700 tonnes of blue whiting to Síldarsvinnslan’s Neskaupstaður factory. Image: Síldarvinnslan/Smári Geirsson

First blue whiting of the year

Icelandic company Síldarvinnslan has taken delivery of the first blue whiting of the year caught deep west of Ireland. The first to arrive was Bjarni Ólafsson with 1700 tonnes on…

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No survey – no capelin season
Iceland’s Marine Research Institute currently has only one vessel available capable of carrying out capelin survey work. Image: Hafró

No survey – no capelin season

So far this year there has been no move to conduct a capelin survey of Icelandic waters, and according to fishing vessel operators’ federation Samtök Fyrirtækja í Sjavarútvegi (SFS), the…

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