The new Protocol to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement concluded between the EU and Greenland covers the period 1.1.2016 – 31.12.2020.
Main features of the FPA
|Duration of the agreement:||6 years renewable (1.1.2013 – 31.12.2018)|
|Duration of the protocol:||5 years (1.1.2016 – 31.12.2020)|
|Nature of the FPA:||Mixed agreement but allocation of quotas is submitted to the TAC and quota regulation|
16 099 978 € including a financial reserve of 1 700 000 € for additional quantities of species as set out in the protocol.
|Species||€/per ton (2016-2017)||€/per ton (2018-2020)|
|Northern Prawn - East||73,68||78,95|
|Northern Prawn - West||117,89||126,32|
|Fishing possibilities as set out in the protocol
|Pelagic Redfish||2 200|
|Demersal Redfish||2 000|
|Greenland Halibut - West||2 500|
|Greenland Halibut - East||5 200|
|Northern Prawn - West||2 600|
|Northern Prawn - East||5 100|
|Grenadier spp. - West||100|
|Grenadier spp. - East||100|
The first fisheries agreement concluded between the EU and Greenland which dates back to 1985 was concluded for an initial period of ten years and thereafter extended for additional six-year periods until it was replaced by the fisheries partnership agreements. The first fisheries agreement was implemented by successive protocols.