Seafood export results to October 2020 show different trends for value and volume / November 29, 2020 00:47, paid article
Rosstat’s provisional figures for the Russian seafood exports to October 2020 show different trends for value and volume, according to Megafishnet.com.
Russian government approves quotas for foreign labour recruitment in 2021 / November 28, 2020 14:03, paid article
The Russian federal government has determined Russia's need for foreign workers for 2021 in the amount of 101 871 persons. In the same quantity quotas were approved for work permits and invitations to foreigners to enter for the purpose of employment. The quota for the fishery sector and aquaculture is included in the total, according to Megafishnet.com.
Government digital platform to help boost Russian exports of processed seafood / November 28, 2020 09:31, paid article
Since November 26, the Russian exporters, including those of seafood, have been granted access to “My Export” digital platform (One window Information system). The Russian Export Centre (REC) which provides the service says that the multi-sectoral resource will contribute to achieving the goal of ensuring the growth of total exports of non-primary non-energy goods by 70% by 2030, reports Megafishnet.com.
Hearing of dispute of big pollock players postponed / November 27, 2020 10:05, paid article
The Russian fishery sector is following with keen interest the conflict between the Pollock Catchers Association (holder of MSC-certified list of vessels) and the Russian Fishery Company in the wake of the expulsion of RFC-linked fishing companies from the organization. As a result, the expelled companies are facing potential loss of MSC label and the dispute was moved to the Arbitration Court of Primorye province, reports Megafishnet.com.
Further constraints hitting Russian and global exports of seafood to China / November 27, 2020 10:04, paid article
China has futher tightened regulations for exporters of seafood to PRC under the excuse of preventing COVID-19 from infiltrating into the country, reports Megafishnet.com.
Seventh factory trawler laid for NOREBO Group at Northern shipyard / November 26, 2020 15:42, paid article
On November 19, 2020 the seventh freezer processor-trawler of design 170701, Kapitan Pyashchikov, was laid at the Northern shipyard in St Petersburg, according to the yard.
Newbuildings for non-quota and low margin species to get 30% refund / November 25, 2020 10:06, paid article
Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries held a meeting with fishing and shipbuilding companies, where they discussed the issues of placing orders for the construction of small and medium-tonnage vessels under the state program, which provides for reimbursement of up to 30% of the building costs, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia to continue fishing off Marocco for another four years / November 25, 2020 10:01, paid article
Russia’s Deputy Minister of agriculture – head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries Ilya Shestakov and deputy head Vasily Sokolov have been appointed representatives of the Russian Federation in the Russian-Moroccan Mixed Fisheries Commission. The order was signed on November 19, 2020 following the recent signature of fishing agreement between Russia and Morocco.
Layout plan for $36 million Fish Market finalized in Vladivostok / November 25, 2020 10:00, paid article
In Vladivostok the authorities have approved the layout plan for the territory of the city’s Fish Market, according to the Agency for Fisheries of the Primorsky territory, reports Megafishnet.com.
NAFO approved overall TACs and Russia’s fishing quotas for 2021 / November 25, 2020 09:58, paid article
The NAFO has made public the total allowable catch, as well as Russia's fishing quotas in the NAFO regulatory area (North-West Atlantic) in 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
Peterfood held in unusual format (PHOTOS) / November 24, 2020 10:07
Despite widespread restrictive measures, the Peterfood-2020 exhibition was held in St. Petersburg, reports Megafishnet.com.
Pilot phase of $40 million crab factory taking off in Murmansk / November 24, 2020 08:54, paid article
A pilot stage of onshore crab processing operation has been launched in Murmansk to be upgrade to a larger capacity later, reports Megafishnet.com.
Onshore plants worth $26 million nearing completion / November 24, 2020 08:53, paid article
Investors have injected more than RUR2 billion in the creation of factories in Kondopoga of Karelia (Russia's province in the Northwest) and now they are being commissioned, reports Megafishnet.com.
China bottleneck overshadows prospects for pollock A season in the Sea of Okhotsk / November 24, 2020 08:51, paid article
Situation with the export of seafood to China from the Russian Far East has become more complicated because of COVID-19, reports Megafishnet.com.
Lack of destination diversity exposing FRE exports to fluctuations in external demand / November 23, 2020 15:31, paid article
Seafood exports from the Russian Far East (RFE) need greater diversity in terms of destination countries to make the sector less sensitive to demand fluctuations. The destinations structure was analysed, among other indicators, as ordered by the Ministry of Development of the Far East, in the research paper "Parameters of foreign trade turnover of fish products in the Far Eastern Federal district: volume, structure and value of exports", reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian retailers gearing up for Christmas season (PHOTOS) / November 23, 2020 15:22
FISHNET visited Lenta hypermarket in Saint Petersburg and prepared a photo report on chilled and frozen seafood and salmon caviar on offer for the coming holiday season.
Russian Far East provinces displaying different priсe, value and volume efficiency in seafood exports / November 23, 2020 09:42, paid article
Analysts of Vostokgosplan have compared the regions of the Russian Far East as to the efficiency of their seafood exports in 2019 in terms of volume, value and price. The conclusions were made public by the Ministry of Development of the Far East based on the research paper "Parameters of foreign trade turnover of fish products in the Far Eastern Federal district: volume, structure and value of exports", reports Megafishnet.com.
Fish ports and coldstores to gain from 3 million tonne turnover target / November 23, 2020 09:41, paid article
The Federal portal of draft regulations has published draft orders of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, which provide for the reconstruction and modernization of four major ports in the Russian Far East: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Nevelsk, Kholmsk and Vanino, reports Megafishnet.com.
Progress and outlook for shrimp fishery in the Barents Sea in 2020-2021 / November 12, 2020 09:51, paid article
The dynamics of the Pandalus Borealis fishery in the Barents Sea seems to be changing direction. Meanwhile the scientists are making projections for the catch and stock abundance in 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
An ambitious experiment may open new prospects for the cod industry / November 8, 2020 00:08
An ambitious experiment may open new prospects for the cod industry
The Icelandic company Samherji is preparing to conduct a full-scale experiment to develop the concept of storing and landing live cod catches. Megafishnet.com has looked into the strong and weak sides of the project announced by the company on its website.
Results of Russian fish and seafood imports for 9 months of 2020 / October 29, 2020 15:06, paid article
The third quarter of 2020 has ended with mixed results for the Russian fish and shellfish importation sector, reports Megafishnet.com..
Prices for Russian-made frozen chum salmon roe growing record high / October 29, 2020 09:30, paid article
Following the sales of frozen pink salmon roe, in late October sales of Russian-made frozen chum salmon roe were held for the Japanese market.
RFC completed the first season of the "clean coast" eco-marathon / October 22, 2020 11:59
On the coast of Shchitovaya Bay, volunteers held the final clean-up of the current season as part of the Clean Coast ecological marathon. The event was organized by the Russian Fisheries Company with the support of the Vladivostok City Administration.
Prices of Japanese purchases of red king crab from Alaska up again / October 16, 2020 10:18
The new season of red king crab fishery in Bristol Bay in Western Alaska was opened, as usual, on October 15, but even before the start of the season, the basic conditions for sales of the new catch for the Japanese market were determined.
Progress of Russian fisheries as per mid-October 2020 / October 15, 2020 17:07
As of October 12, 2020 Russian fleets caught more than 4 million tons of finfish and other aquatic species.
Brim: Scarce fish on Westfjords grounds / October 8, 2020 12:40
‘This was a poor trip, although we managed to pull it off. The fishing started well, and then it dried up completely. There’s not much to be had on Westfjords fishing grounds at the moment so we’ll have to search elsewhere,’ said Friðleifur Einarsson, skipper of fresher trawler Helga María.
Salmon fishery keeps on in Russia’s Pacific regions / September 24, 2020 12:23
As of September 21, Russian catch of Pacific salmons amounted to 281,029 metric tons or 43% of the corresponding result of the record year 2018.
Russian Fishery Company confirmed a high level of its products food safety / September 10, 2020 10:26
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) has successfully passed certification for compliance of the food safety management system at the trawler "Ivan Kalinin" with the requirements of ISO 22 000. The certificate was issued by the head certification body RS Quality LLC in the certification system "Standart Garant".
Russian Fishery Company started its fleet renewal / September 2, 2020 15:52
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) decommissioned the trawler "Bazhenovsk". The decommissioning of the old vessel is part of a large-scale program to update the fleet.
Brim: Helga María’s Greenland assignment going well / August 6, 2020 14:53
‘We have two trawl locations to go. At the moment we’re towing a camera sled south of Kulusuk in Eastern Greenland. Altogether, this later part of the survey has gone very well. For those of us who are used to fishing on home grounds, the time spent here has been quite an adventure,’ said Helga María’s skipper Friðleifur Einarsson earlier today.