The new Protocol to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement concluded between the EU and Greenland covers the period 1.1.2013 – 31.12.2015.
Main features of the FPA
|Duration of the agreement:||6 years renewable (1.1.2013 – 31.12.2018)|
|Duration of the protocol:||3 years (1.1.2013 – 31.12.2015)|
|Nature of the FPA:||Mixed agreement but allocation of quotas is submitted to the TAC and quota regulation|
15 104 203 € including a financial reserve of 1 500 000 € for additional quantities of species as set out in the protocol.
|Shrimp - East||50|
|Shrimp - West||80|
|Fishing possibilities as set out in the protocol
|Pelagic Redfish||3 000|
|Demersal Redfish||2 000|
|Greenland Halibut - West||2 500|
|Greenland Halibut - East||4 315|
|Shrimp - West||3 400|
|Shrimp - East||7 500|
|Atlantic halibut - West||200|
|Atlantic halibut - East||200|
|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.