Value of the landing obligation – Former discard fraction (39347)

Project Details


The aim of the project is to increase the value of those fish species that are landed due to the new regulation of the fisheries policy in EU – the landing obligation. This creates challenges both on board the fishing vessels and in the harbours. It is necessary to have smooth and efficient procedures to solve the challenges and to have a suitable both environmental and economic for both the fishermen and the fishing harbours.

The project is coordinated by Hanstholm Harbour, Denmark and is funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and the Danish Fisheries Agency.

Research area: Fisheries Management
Effective start/end date27/10/201527/10/2017