Liaison Committee Between Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Quebec Harvesting Sector

Vessel replacement rules – Newfoundland & Labrador

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VESSEL REPLACEMENT RULES
NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR REGION
non-exhaustive list
FLEET SECTOR / SPECIES MAX. AUTHORIZED LENGTH
Vessels <40 ‘
  • Cod – fixe gear
  • Herring – fixe gear
  • Mackerel – fixe gear
  • Groundfish  competitive (eg. turbot)
39 feet 11’’
Vessels  from  40’  to 64’11’’
  • Crab IQ
  • Cod
  • Capelin competitive – fixe gear and seiners
  • Herring – fixe gears and seiners
  • Mackerel – fixe gear and seiners
  • Shrimp
  • Groundfish competitive (eg. turbot)
64 feet 11’’
Vessels from  40’ et 64’11’’
  • Crab (2J3KL full time crab)
  • Crab (2J3K supplementary and 3L large Supplementary crab)
  • Shrimp (Both 3L Small Supplementary and Shrimp licence)
  • Gulf Shrimp 4R
  • Northern Shrimp  areas 0 à 7
89 feet 11’’