Nofima reports

Structural adjustment of the fishing fleet: drivers and consequences

Iversen, Audun; Isaksen, John Roald; Hermansen, Øystein; Henriksen, Edgar; Nyrud, Thomas; Dreyer, Bent Magne

Publication details

Publisher: Nofima AS

Issue: 8/2018

Number of pages: 77

International Standard Numbers:
Printed: 978-82-8296-542-2

Open Access: green


This report discusses the drivers and the consequences of structural adjustment of the fishing fleet, from major societal trends to economic and other drivers at firm level.
The reports discuss the characteristics of different vessel groups.
The report finally points to the political dilemmas related to how much, how and how fast the fishing fleet may be reduced.