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Rosstat’s provisional figures for the Russian seafood exports to October 2020 show different trends for value and volume, according to

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

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

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

China has futher tightened regulations for exporters of seafood to PRC under the excuse of preventing COVID-19 from infiltrating into the country, reports

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.

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

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.

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

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

Despite widespread restrictive measures, the Peterfood-2020 exhibition was held in St. Petersburg, reports

A pilot stage of onshore crab processing operation has been launched in Murmansk to be upgrade to a larger capacity later, reports

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

Situation with the export of seafood to China from the Russian Far East has become more complicated because of COVID-19, reports

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

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.

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

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

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

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. has looked into the strong and weak sides of the project announced by the company on its website.

The third quarter of 2020 has ended with mixed results for the Russian fish and shellfish importation sector, reports

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.

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.

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.

As of October 12, 2020 Russian fleets caught more than 4 million tons of finfish and other aquatic species.

‘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.

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 (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 (RFC) decommissioned the trawler "Bazhenovsk". The decommissioning of the old vessel is part of a large-scale program to update the fleet.

‘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.


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