Nofima reports

Increased fuel costs in the fishing fleet – consequences for the post harvest industry

Dreyer, Bent Magne; Isaksen, John Roald

Publication details

Publisher: Nofima AS

Issue: 19/2019

Number of pages: 12

International Standard Numbers:
Printed: 978-82-8296-598-9

Open Access: green


This report is a product of a request from Sjømat Norge on an evaluation of the effects from withdrawing the arrangement for reimbursement of the mineral oil tax in the fishing fleet. The purpose is to analyse the effect increased fuel prices in the fishing fleet will mean for the land-based seafood processing industry in Norway.
The report treats the main forces behind the fuel consumption in the fishing fleet, and the consequences of increased fuel prices for the landing patterns of fish. Then the effects of an altered landing pattern of fish for the fish processing industry is discussed.