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Assistant ministerial advisor and head of delegation Morten Berg signed the agreement on the Norwegian side. Image: Ministry of Trade and Industry.

Norway and Russia agree 2021 quotas

Norway and Russia have reached an agreement for 2021 which provides grounds for optimism in the fishing industry, according to Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Seafood Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen. ‘I…

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Proposals have been made for 2021 fishing opportunities for the Mediterranean and Black Sea

EU Commission proposes Mediterranean and Black Sea fishing opportunities

The European Commission has adopted a proposal for fishing opportunities for 2021 in the Mediterranean and the Black Seas, claimed to be delivering on the political commitments made in the…

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Read more about the article 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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Iceland follows the pack in lifting blue whiting and herring quotas

Iceland’s minister of fisheries Kristján Thór Júlíusson has signed off regulations regarding the Icelandic fleet’s quotas for blue whiting and Atlanto-Scandian herring for 2019. At present there is no agreement with the Faroe Islands for Icelandic vessels to catch any of these quotas in Faroese waters.

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