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King crab grabs some regal prices

Norwegian king crab, once viewed as a problem in northern waters, is suddenly commanding record-high prices. A single crab can give a trapper more...

Fish over cheese in Brexit talks

Norway's left-leaning newspaper Dagsavisen has long supported subsidies and tariff protection for farmers in Norway, but now thinks they should let more British cheese...

Seafood exports take a dive

After years of strong and steady growth, the value of Norwegian seafood exports fell 14 percent in August compared to last year. Experts blame...

Whalers report better times

Norway's controversial whaling industry suddenly has the wind in its sails, with rising demand that's already resulted in a bigger harvest so far this...

Fisheries minister decides to resign

UPDATED: Norway's embattled new fisheries minister Geir Inge Sivertsen, now facing a lack of confidence vote in Parliament, decided to resign Friday evening after weeks...

More arrests for king crab crime

Police have conducted more raids against a criminal network suspected of illegally trapping king crab and selling the crabs nationwide. The network is believed...

State won’t reel in fish-farming tax

A Norwegian professor hooked a new proposal this week to more heavily tax the country's highly lucrative fish-farming operations. Norway's conservative government and a...

Seafood exports set new record

Norway's weaker currency is good for exports, and likely helped seafood producers set a new record in July for the value of their shipments...

Calls roll in for a train line to Tromsø

Norway's Socialist Left party (SV) is calling "all aboard" for its proposal to build a long-sought train line to Tromsø in Northern Norway. The...

Vintage vessel gets new berth in Bodø

PHOTO FEATURE: After decades of battling the elements outdoors, Norway's  last surviving vessel from a vital part of its maritime history has finally won...

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