Kristján Þór Júlíusson, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, has signed an amendment on weighing and recording of marine catch.
Brim hf. fresher trawler Akurey docked in Reykjavík last week with 120 tonnes on board after a stormy trip on fishing grounds off southern Iceland.
Brim hf., one of Iceland’s largest fish processing companies has reported a lot of haddock even though they are avoiding their traditional grounds.
The Minister for Fisheries in Iceland has announced that from next year all fishing vessels must submit their landings through an electronic logbook.
The Icelandic Government has increased the country’s mackerel quota by 7.8% or 12,000 tonnes for 2020 but blue whiting and herring quotas remain the same.