Looking for a specific product?

Make a search for products & suppliers, articles & news.

Fish first on the Government's EU agenda

Mackerel negotiations were top of the agenda when Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker met with EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Maria Damanaki in Oslo.

Minster of Fisheries, Elisabeth Aspaker, and the EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki (Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs)

 

 

Damanaki is the first EU Commissioner to have political discussions with the new Norwegian Government.

- It was very useful and important to me to meet with the Fisheries Commissioner early on. Her presence in Oslo a mere four weeks after we took office demonstrates how important contact between the EU and Norway is, Aspaker says.

Norway and the EU manage common fish stocks, and the mackerel negotiations were given prominence in today's meeting.

- We are both concerned with working for sustainable management of our common resources. Cooperation is dependent on a good dialogue on challenging issues. We have both emphasized that we want to find a new, long-term solution to the mackerel issue and have agreed to continue discussing this, said the Minister of Fisheries, Elisabeth Aspaker, following the political talks.

 

Related news

Latest news

Eimskip strengthens its worldwide forwarding services by acquiring the logistics company SHIP-LOG A/S in Denmark

Eimskip has strengthened its position in worldwide logistics services by acquiring 75% of the freight forwarding company SHIP-LOG. 

For Sale Assets from the former BMV LAKSEVÄG YARD in Bergen, Norway!

For Sale Assets from the former BMV LAKSEVÄG YARD in Bergen, Norway! The entire shipbuilding and fabricating facility is closing and more than 500 lots is on sale.

Servogear CPP for Seasight II - Future of the Fjords

We are proud to announce that Servogear has been chosen for the delivery of Servogear...

TechnipFMC Signs Agreement with Pall to Supply Slurry Oil Filtration Systems for Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units

The associated activities will be managed by TechnipFMC Process Technology’s center in Houston,

10 Million kroner for verification funding

The Norwegian Research Council has granted 10 million...

Hilti acquires Oglaend System Group

Oglaend System’s headquarters will remain in Klepp, 

DOF Subsea AS ("DOF Subsea" or the "Company") today announces its intention to launch an initial public offering (the "IPO") of its ordinary shares and to apply for a listing on Oslo Børs

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE,

DOF Subsea North America extends charter for Jones Act Compliant vessel Harvey Deep Sea

The Harvey Deep Sea Vessel is a Multi-Purpose DPII Construction,

Untrue rumours about an on-going incident at the Halden Research Reactor in Norway

The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority has become aware that stories about an ongoing incident involving a “meltdown” at the Norwegian Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) reactor situated in Halden are currently ci...