FAF released sector’s final results for 2020 and set tasks for 2021 / May 6, 2021 17:13, paid article
At a recent conference Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery released final results for performance of the fishery sector in 2020 and set tasks for 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
Capacity of "Kraskino" checkpoint on border with China will triple / May 6, 2021 00:49, paid article
The reconstruction of the Kraskino checkpoint on the border with the People's Republic of China is going at full swing, reports Megafishnet.com.
“Barents Sea” factory trawler started production at sea / May 6, 2021 00:32, paid article
The lead processor trawler of the KMT01 project "Barents Sea", built at the Vyborg Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, USC), has started production at sea, reports Megafishnet.com.
South Korea to help revive Petropavlovsk Shipyard in Kamchatka / May 5, 2021 00:53, paid article
"Kamrybflot" LLC and the South Korean company "KEMKO" have discussed the concept of the development of the Petropavlovsk shipyard with an up-to-date design of a ship repair and ship building complex next on the agenda, reports Megafishnet.com.
RFC develops its presence in Chinese premium retail chains in cooperation with OCEAN GALA / May 5, 2021 00:09
Russian Fishery Company shipped the first batches of shatterpack fillets to Chang International (Qingdao) Inc., who’s brand of Ocean Gala is one of the top seafood brands in China. Chang Qingdao supplies RFC’s products to the highest end supermarket chain, Ole', as well as to Disneyland Shanghai, according to RFC.
FAF and shipbuilders working to minimize newbuilding delays at USC yards / May 4, 2021 00:40, paid article
Russia’s Agency for Fishery (FAF) and the Board of Directors of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) have agreed that USC will implement stricter controls to avoid any further deadline delays for the completion of 20 vessels now under construction at the yards of the Group for fishing companies based in the Russian Northwest and Far East, reports Megafishnet.com.
Independent processors voicing support for government’s strategy for fish sector / May 3, 2021 14:05, paid article
The Fish Union, amalgamating mostly fish processors and importers, has voiced support for the main strategic tasks made public by Russia’s fishery head Ilya Shestakov at a recent meeting with representatives of the industry, reports Megafishnet.com.
Bright outlook and results 2020 for pelagic fisheries in Russian Far East / May 1, 2021 00:40, paid article
The achievements of the past year, the current situation in the sales markets of traditional species, and a favorable long-term scientific forecast allow to take a new look at the prospects of the pelagic season in the Russian Far East (RFE). The grounds for the growing importance of sardine, mackerel, and squid operations are becoming obvious with saury not hopeless either. Therefore, it is quite possible that the pelagic fisheries will equalize in importance with the salmon and pollock season in the not-so-distant future, reports Megafishnet.com.
Big comeback continues for Russian Salmon Company / April 30, 2021 01:00, paid article
In 2021, the Russian Salmon LLC, the nation’s second largest producer of Atlantic salmon, has joined the list of exhibitors at SEAFOOD EXPO RUSSIA exhibition, as after the big loss of fish in 2015 the giant is restocking its farms in a big way again, reports Megafishnet.com.
Lower House approved the use of forest plots in conjunction with fishery operations / April 29, 2021 00:59, paid article
Russia’s State Duma has completed the final reading of the government bill (No. 1064136-7), which makes it possible to use forest areas in conjunction with fishing operations, reports Megafishnet.com.
MSC logo to help RUSSIAN POLLOCK plant with export markets development / April 29, 2021 00:41, paid article
The Russian Pollock plant, built by the Russian Fishery Company (RFC, the largest pollock quota holder) in Primorye province (Capital Vladivostok) has received the Chain of Custody certificate of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), indicating compliance with the requirements of the MSC, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian Aquaculture’s Board of Directors advises to pay dividends / April 28, 2021 00:52, paid article
The Board of Directors of Russian Aquaculture Company (RA), the leading salmonids producer, has recommended to the General Meeting of Shareholders to make a decision on the payment of dividends, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian seafood imports displaying fast growth in 1st quarter 2021 / April 28, 2021 00:33, paid article
After the challenging year 2020, the dynamics of Russian seafood imports in Q1 have shown good acceleration, reports Megafishnet.com.
Vityaz-Avto adding pollock to its MSC-certified fisheries / April 25, 2021 20:36, paid article
Vityaz-Auto LLC, operating numerous small seiners and land-based factories with daily capacity in excess of 1200MT, has got its Danish seine pollock fishery in Western Kamchatka certified for compliance with the requirements of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). This will be instrumental in boosting value-added sales at export markets, reports Megafishnet.com.
Leading pollock harvester to ship first surimi production to domestic market / April 24, 2021 13:34, paid article
The Russian Fishery Company (RFC) has sold the first surimi batches produced at sea from its pollock catch to the domestic buyers. Export is also on the agenda for the future, reports Megafishnet.com.
Ecuador’s fishing and aquaculture companies getting ready for Russian video inspection / April 24, 2021 00:29, paid article
On April 21, negotiations between Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor and the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade, Investment and Fisheries of the Republic of Ecuador took place in a video conference format to help boost seafood export from Ecuador, reports Megafishnet.com.
FAF inviting companies to apply for rights to conduct Antarctic krill fishery / April 23, 2021 14:31, paid article
Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) is compiling a list of companies intending to fish for Antarctic krill in order to assign the rights to conduct the fishery in the convention area and the open part of the World Ocean in the Antarctic part of the Atlantic, reports Megafishnet.com.
Large marine culture site in Aniva Bay put up for auction / April 22, 2021 00:48, paid article
A marine fish – breeding site off the coast of Sakhalin in the Aniva Bay has been put up for electronic auction, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s Arctic Zone plan to include fisheries and aquaculture / April 22, 2021 00:29, paid article
The Government has approved a unified action plan for the implementation of the Fundamentals of the State Policy of the Russian Federation in the Arctic and the Strategy for the Development of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation, reports Megafishnet.com.
Koreans to invest $155 million into new port in Russian Far East / April 19, 2021 14:18, paid article
Investors from the Republic of Korea will invest 11.8 billion rubles in the construction of the Podyapolsky seaport in the Shkotovsky district of Primorsky Krai, the facility to be located some 60 km from Nakhodka to handle fish and mixed cargoes, reports Megafishnet.com.
FAF to auction lucrative sites for marine culture in Russian Far East / April 16, 2021 08:52, paid article
Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) has put up for electronic auctions five large areas for marine culture off the coast of Primorsky Krai province (Capital Vladivostok), reports Megafishnet.com.
Good demand for hake and panga at St-Petersburg’s seafood market / April 15, 2021 12:41, paid article
As per mid-April 2021 the wholesale market at St. Petersburg (Russia’s main entry port for imported seafood) is displaying good demand for hake HGT from Uruguay and Argentina as well as pangasius fillets from Vietnam, reports Megafishnet.com.
Moscow salmon and trout market bracing for early May demand and expected price rise / April 15, 2021 12:33, paid article
As per mid-April 2021 wholesale prices for frozen salmon from Chile have stopped its rise in Moscow despite the price increase in the country of origin, reports Megafishnet.com.
Domestic whitefish supply from Murmansk remains depleted by export shipments / April 15, 2021 12:28, paid article
As per mid-April 2021 the wholesale market in Murmansk is displaying persistent poor supply of cod, haddock and saithe for the domestic needs as most of the catch is shipped for export, reports Megafishnet.com.
Spring Pollock Fishery 2021 results are better than expected / April 15, 2021 09:05, paid article
Traditionally, April 9 is treated as the end of the main fishing season at the Far East, it is the Sea of Okhotsk Alaska pollock fishery. This year season was fairy unusual in many aspects. The main difference is that it has not ended yet. Of course, the fishery in the three main subzones ended according to the plan, but this year East Sakhalin pollock fishery was certified by MSC, and therefore those few who have a quota there continued to work, reports Megafishnet.
Russia's largest salmon producer mulling aquaculture projects in Far East / April 15, 2021 00:36, paid article
The Russian Aquaculture Company (RA), the largest salmon producer operating in the country’s North, is working on possible Atlantic salmon farming in Primorye province (capital Vladivostok) with the final decision to be made later this summer. Another possibility on the agenda has to do with marine culture of scallops and sea cucumbers (the latter known as trepan in the region), reports Megafishnet.com.
Prices for fish products from Russian Far East driven by active demand / April 14, 2021 16:38, paid article
As per mid-April 2021 the first hand prices for quite a number of products from the Russian Far Eastern Fisheries have been gathering momentum, reports Megafishnet.com.
Newbuild trawlers lessons learned / April 14, 2021 08:47, paid article
The Sea of Okhotsk pollock fishing season is over. It is very important for the Far Eastern fishermen, and this year it was remarkable because of participation of newbuilt ships. The trawlers have gone through a lot of childhood illnesses, which was expected. We, at Mewgafishnet.com, understand that all the problems will be cured, and the experience gained will be used in the construction of the next ships.
Good salmon season outlook for Kamchatka, poor for Sakhalin / April 14, 2021 00:34, paid article
The initial forecast of the All-Russia Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO) is making positive projections for the forthcoming salmon season in Kamchatka while the harvest potential for the Sakhalin fisheries is seen as very poor, reports Megafishnet.com
Russian fishermen invited to apply for quotas in Moroccan fishing zone / April 14, 2021 00:18, paid article
Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) has invited fishermen to apply for quota shares for harvesting pelagic species in Morocco’s Atlantic Fishing Zone, reports Megafishnet.com.