Seafood exports from Murmansk doubled in January 2021 / February 25, 2021 17:45, paid article
In January 2021 Murmansk suppliers exported **** metric tons of finfish and other aquatic species or twice more as compared to **** tonnes delivered to the international market in January 2020, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s Government approved new strategy for combating illegal trade in industrial products / February 25, 2021 14:28, paid article
The new Strategy for Combating Illegal Trade in Industrial Products in the Russian Federation for the period up to 2025 was approved by the Government Decree No. 256 of February 6, 2021. The previous strategy was valid for the period up to 2020, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s government approved expansion of TAD Kurily for fish investment projects / February 24, 2021 16:08, paid article
The TAD «Kurily» (the territory of advanced social and economic development in the Kurile Islands) will be expanded to carry out new investment projects associated with the fish sector. The respective order was signed by Russia’s PM Mikhail Mishustin on February 20, 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
Fish trade moving from online shops to e-commerce market places / February 24, 2021 15:22, paid article
Online fish trade has been fast growing in Russia. Now it is moving from online chains and dedicated fish shops to e-commerce market places where multiple suppliers offer an unlimited range of fish products, reports Megafishnet.com.
Ladesol-Tambov striving for global leadership in feed protein export / February 24, 2021 12:01, paid article
LLC Ladesol-Tambov Uvarovo from the Tambov region (ca.400km south-southeast of Moscow) acquired a RUR400mln loan from MSP-bank in order to complete construction of a new feed protein plant, reports Megafishnet.com.
Murmansk Fish Port launching reefer container sites / February 20, 2021 15:40, paid article
In line with its strategy of developing infrastructure Murmansk Sea Fish Port prepared sites for storage of refrigerated containers, reports Megafishnet.com.
Surveys of Pacific salmons getting most true-to-life with drones and AI / February 19, 2021 17:22, paid article
Scientists from the All-Russian Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography VNIRO are going to use artificial intelligence and drones to simplify surveys of Pacific salmon stocks, reports Megafishnet.com.
Severnaya Verf begins construction of the eighth trawler for the NOREBO Group / February 19, 2021 15:08, paid article
St.Petersburg-based Northern Shipyard (Severnaya Verf) laid the eight freezing trawler-processor Captain Korotich ordered by JSC Akros (part of the NOREBO Group), report Megafishnet.com.
Kamchatka outlines ambitious plans for 2021 / February 18, 2021 16:53, paid article
Businesses based in Kamchatka have big plans for 2021 as regards new fish processing factories and fishing vessels, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia publishes fish production results for January 2021 / February 18, 2021 16:50, paid article
Russia has published the results for fish products output in January 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s pollock sector strategy under fire / February 18, 2021 16:06, paid article
Critics claim that the main stake of the Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries on pollock processing at sea is wrong leading to excessive export bias while the needs of the domestic consumption are increasingly neglected, reports Megafishnet com.
Steel cutting underway for the sixth supertrawler for Russian Fishery Company / February 16, 2021 14:02, paid article
The "Admiralty Shipyards" (St. Petersburg) began cutting steel for the sixth vessel from a series of supertrawlers for the "Russian Fishery Company" (RFC), reports Megafishnet.com...
Leading Atlantic salmon producer held back by low water temperatures / February 16, 2021 08:50, paid article
The harvest volume and sales of Russian Aquaculture (Russia’s leading Atlantic salmon farmer) displayed a considerable decrease year-on-year in 2020. This was mainly caused by the shift of the fish slaughtering to 2021 because of the slower growth to marketable weight in the abnormally low water temperatures in the first half of 2020, reports Megafishnet.com...
Russian exports of frozen snow crab to US surging / February 15, 2021 09:36, paid article
Unlike king crab, in December 2020 American import of frozen snow crab was even weaker than in November and much lower than in December 2019...
New record for Russian exports of live crab to China / February 15, 2021 09:34, paid article
Despite COVID-19 constraints, the supply of Russian-caught live crab to the Chinese market in December 2020 showed a very serious increase, even compared to 2019, when the supply level was already quite high, reports Megafishnet.com...
DOBROFLOT intensified export operations / February 15, 2021 09:31, paid article
Despite a difficult year 2020, Dobroflot group of companies managed to find growth zones and close the year with a 30% increase in export sales in physical terms, having shipped 14.5 thousand tons for the amount of 1.5 billion rubles, reports Megafishnet.com...
St-Petersburg sees rising herring prices and better pangasius fillet supply / February 11, 2021 16:45, paid article
Close to mid- February the wholesale market of St-Petersburg (Russia’s main entry port for imported seafood) is witnessing a sweeping rise of pelagic prices while a number of white fish items have depreciated, reports Megafishnet.com.
Moscow salmon and trout market pins hopes on February festivities / February 11, 2021 15:42, paid article
In late February Russians will traditionally celebrate Defender of the Fatherland Day which will normally help increase the salmon and trout sales, reports Megafishnet.com.
Domestic buyers rushing for pollock before China comes back into play / February 11, 2021 15:02, paid article
Close to mid-February the market situation in the Russian Far East has been developing against the background of lagging pollock catch, the remaining trade with China and South Korea as well as fears of the Russian buyers that China will resume purchases on a big scale, taking reefer loads of pollock, etc. as of 18 February, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian catch progress by early February 2021 / February 11, 2021 12:15, paid article
As of February 8, 2021 Russian fishermen harvested 451,250 metric tons of fish and other aquatic species. The year-on-year decline amounted to 62,490 tonnes or 12.2%, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian pollock catch lagging further behind / February 11, 2021 12:12, paid article
As of February 7, 2021 Russia’s pollock catch totalled 216 thousand metric tons, thus showing a decline of 85.2 thousand tonnes year-on-year and accounting for 71.7% of the last year level, reports Megafishnet.com.
Second largest Atlantic salmon producer moves forward with ARCTIC SALMON brand / February 11, 2021 10:03, paid article
Russian Salmon LLC, the country’s second largest salmon farmer is back on the market after the big loss of fish due to disease in 2015, reports Megafishnet.com.
Progress of Russian fisheries in North and Central East Atlantic in early February 2021 / February 10, 2021 16:49, paid article
In early February 2021 the Russian fleets were harvesting cod, haddock and other species, reports Megafishnet.com.
Fishermen of the Russian Far East gearing up to overthrow "Chinese Rule" / February 10, 2021 09:27, paid article
The fishermen of the Russian Far East do not see quick prospects for resolving the problems of pollock products delivery to China and, together with the government, are looking for ways to strategically re-develop the industry in order to exclude a repetition of the situation, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia to ship up to 50KT of fish along Northern Sea Route / February 10, 2021 00:26, paid article
Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries (FAF) expects that in 2021 up to 50KT of fish may be shipped from the Russian Far East to the Western Russia along the Northern Sea Route, reports Megafishnet.com.
White fish prices hit opposing tracks on domestic and export markets for Murmansk fishermen / February 9, 2021 15:35, paid article
As per early February wholesale prices for cod, haddock, saithe and cod roe in Murmansk have been developing in a situation of good demand versus insufficient supply. The inventories of several other species have also gone short, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian Aquaculture surging in line with Strategy 2030 / February 8, 2021 15:54
According to a report by the Russian fishery head Ilya Shestakov, the nation’s aquaculture has made another big leap to meet the targets set for the sector in the Fishery Complex Development Strategy 2030, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia submits first batch of reexamined vessels and establishments to China / February 7, 2021 14:12
Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has submitted to the General Customs Administration of the People's Republic of China a dossier on Russian enterprises and vessels that were re-examined for compliance with the requirements of the destination country, reports Megafishnet.com.
Barents Sea catch and quota progress in January 2021 / February 5, 2021 16:43, paid article
During the first month of the year 2021 the Russian fleets operating in the Atlantic Ocean altogether harvested 61,600 tonnes of fish (72,000 tonnes in January 2020), reports Megafishnet.com.
Norwegian Sea catch and quota progress in January 2021 / February 5, 2021 16:40, paid article
In January 2021 the Russian fleets continued targeting herring, Northern blue whiting and black halibut in the Norwegian Sea, reports Megafishnet.com.