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European Commission - Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

12/21/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/21/2018 01:36

EU and Faroe Islands agree fisheries arrangements for 2019

The parties agreed to grant reciprocal access to fish 24,690 tonnes of mackerel for 2019 (compared to 30,877 tonnes in 2018). For blue whiting and Atlanto-Scandian herring, the reciprocal access will be respectively 22,500 tonnes and 4,500 tonnes, to be fished in one another's waters (compared to 21,500 tonnes and 4,000 tonnes the previous year).

The agreement signed in Brussels, will ensure continuation of fishing operations for both Parties in each other's waters from 1 January 2019.

For further details, read the Agreed Records