email: mep@macalister-elliott.com     tel: +44(0)1590 679016
Consultants in Sustainable Fisheries & Aquaculture

South Norway Cable Study

Project Location: Norway
Project Date: 2011
Project Funding: Geomarine Ltd
Project Summary: MEP was commissioned to undertake a fisheries assessment of an area of the Skagerrak Sea to assess the potential effect of fishing activities on an existing submarine cable.


MEP was commissioned to undertake a fisheries assessment of an area of the Skagerrak Sea, to assess the potential effect of fishing activities on an existing submarine cable between Norway and Sweden. The assessment included all active and future fisheries in the area, the current and expected fishing effort, fishing methods, gear specifications and management trends.