Cod stocks around Iceland have reached a historic high since record taking began in 1996.
A preliminary study by the Icelandic Marine Research Institute has shown significant young fish mortality in Andakílsá river in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland.
The seafood company HB Grandi announced yesterday that all its workers in demersal fish processing in Akranes, West Iceland, will be laid off as of September 1.
At a meeting yesterday, the municipal council of Akranes, West Iceland, approved a letter of intent to seafood company HB Grandi, indicating a willingness to greatly improve facilities for fish processing in the town.
The seafood company HB Gandi has announced that it plans to discontinue processing demersal fish in the town of Akranes, West Iceland.
The trawler Beitir NK 123 was on its way to harbor in Neskaupstaður last night with possibly the largest load of capelin ever in Iceland.
RÚV reports that Icelandic Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir is planning to meet the disputing parties, fishermen and representatives of the fisheries, tonight.
It could take Icelandic fish exporters many years to win back their US market share, according to an importer of fish in Boston
Representatives of fish processing companies in the northern part of the West Fjords are worried about the strong value of the Icelandic króna, which has caused them a considerable loss of income.
Icelanders are good at catching cod, but have we ever seen them as creatures singing love songs and using dialects?
If the cod you ordered at the restaurant tasted like ling, or the monkfish resembled cusk, don’t for a moment suspect your taste buds of lying.
Russians could possibly take advantage of the lack of unity among Icelandic politicians regarding support of Western sanctions.
Icelandic politicians in the ruling coalition parties have varying views on the country’s continued support for European sanctions against Russia, and the split is not along party lines.
Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, has asked the Institute of Regional Development to assess the impact of Russia’s decision to impose an import ban on Icelandic food.
An increased military threat from Russia necessitates Iceland’s support of western sanctions, says former Icelandic ambassador.
Rumors of an impending ban on imports of Icelandic food to Russia have sparked a debate on the choice between morality and commercial interests.
Dmitry Peskov, spokesperson for Russian president Vladimir Putin, says that trade sanctions against Iceland are a possibility in light of the Icelandic government’s continued support for Western sanctions against Russia following its support for the uprising in eastern Ukraine.