Russia-Norway agreement, modest quota increase for 2020
The two countries' negotiating leaders at the end of the session. Ilya Shestakov watches as Morten Berg puts his signature to the agreement documents. Image: Kjell Ingebrigtsen

Russia-Norway agreement, modest quota increase for 2020

An agreement was signed between Russia and Norway following negotiations that took place at Petrozavodsk in Karelia. With the joint Norwegian-Russian Fisheries Commission meeting for the 49th time, the two…

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Industry asks for increased snow crab quota
Fiskebåt has requested a 1000 tonne increase to this year’s 4000 tonne snow crab quota. Image: Wikipedia/Totti

Industry asks for increased snow crab quota

Norwegian vessel owners’ organisation Fiskebåt has requested that the authorities increase this year’s snow crab quota by an addition 1000 tonnes. According to Fiskebåt, fishing has been good this year…

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