For the upcoming fishing year, starting on the 1 September 2018, the cod quota has been increased to 262,000 tons from the 257,572 tons for last year.
Global Trust Certification Ltd. has granted continued certification for the Icelandic Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) and Saithe (Pollachius virens) Commercial Fisheries, and issued the 3rd Surveillance Reports for the fisheries in April 2018.
The following organizations have recently joined GSSI as funding partners: Grupo Nueva Pescanova, US Foods, AEON Co. Ltd., BidFresh, and Ireland Red Lobster. The IRFM certification scheme is GSSI recognized, and this growing support is important for market opportunities for seafood from Iceland.
The stock density indexes are higher than they have ever been since first assessed in 1996. The study is an important part of the Marine & Freshwater Research Institute’s annual assessment.
Global Trust Certification Ltd. has granted continued certification for the Icelandic Cod (Gadus morhua) Commercial Fisheries, and issued the 3rd Surveillance Report for the fisheries on 7 Desember 2017.