Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (Con.)
Minister of Trade and Industry
Harald T. Nesvik (PrP)
Minister of Fisheries and Seafood
Topics and insight
Since the ocean strategy was published in 2017, Norway’s ocean industries have developed further. The present document provides both a status report on Norway’s ocean policy and charts a course for the future. The updated ocean strategy was launched on June 3rd 2019.
Download the summary or full version of the Government's maritime strategy.
News from the Ministry
23/10/2019: Norway allocates 1.5 million USD to the fight against illegal fishing, through the initiative «Blue Justice».
23/10/2019: Norway will provide more than NOK 3 billion to a number of initiatives to promote sustainable ocean management in the period 2020-2024. The initiatives will be announced at the Our Ocean conference in Oslo, which begins today.
25/08/2019: The European Free Trade Association (Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein) concluded negotiations on a free trade agreement with Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) late on Friday, the 23rd of August.