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Fitting-out of lead processor trawler at full swing
November 1, 2021 15:59

At the Northern Shipyard based in Saint Petersburg the head processor trawler of the project 170701 "Captain Sokolov" is being outfitted now, reports

New regular sea line to bring Pacific fish to Saint Petersburg via Northern Sea Route
October 28, 2021 17:07

Saint-Petersburg-based BSK-fish company LLC chartered Sevmorput, a Russian nuclear-powered cargo ship, to open a regular sea route from Kamchatka to the northern capital, reports

Russia resumed fish and seafood exports to China
October 27, 2021 16:29

After a long period when China refused to import Russian fish and seafood due to the coronavirus, supplies to this country have finally almost recovered to pandemic levels, reports

Fish exports from Kamchatka tripled in 2021
October 20, 2021 17:13

Through the first nine months of 2021 fish and seafood exports from Kamchatka jumped three times year-on-year and approximated 105 thousand metric tons, reports

Russian Fishery Company plans massive sales of pollock fillet and surimi in China
October 13, 2021 16:25

Russian Fishery Company (RFC) and the largest import and export company COFCO Food Import have signed a letter of intent aimed at promoting and developing sales of pollock fillets and surimi in the Chinese market of RRPC.

Eurasian Economic Union to switch to electronic vet certificates
October 12, 2021 16:33

The Eurasian Economic Commission has amended its legislation towards the Union’s switch to electronic veterinary certificates, reports

Leading salmon producer reports surging harvest and sales
October 8, 2021 16:12

Russian Aquaculture PJSC (the “Company”), the largest Russian company in the commercial fish farming (aquaculture) sector, announces its unaudited consolidated IFRS financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2021, reports

Antimonopoly Service seeks transfer of quota allocation to auction mode
October 5, 2021 17:24

The Federal Antimonopoly Service seeks transfer of quota allocation to auction sale, but only after the termination of the current contracts. At the same time, already operating enterprises should get a certain advantage at the auction, reports

Government ready to submit resource fees bill to Lower House
October 5, 2021 17:12

The government of Russia approved amendments to the Tax Code on levies for exploitation of particular aquatic biological resources and decided to submit the draft to the State Duma, reports

Russian scientists to develop new breeds of salmon, trout and carp
October 5, 2021 16:24

Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO) has won a big grant to breed new genetic samples of salmon, rainbow trout and pond carp, reports

Government to help modernize wholesale food markets
October 1, 2021 17:29

The government of Russia is going to form an integral system of wholesale food markets, rendering the entire range of services for acceptance, packaging and sale of products. The concept of this sector’s development was approved by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin by the order No.2689-r dated September 27, reports

FAF to auction large number of quota shares for fishery in Russian Far East
October 1, 2021 16:45

Rosrybolovstvo (Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries or FAF) will hold a three-day auction in November to sell quota shares for capture of various fish species in the nation’s Far East, reports

FAF to auction Pacific salmon quotas
October 1, 2021 15:53

Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries (FAF) will auction shares of Pacific salmon quotas in the nation’s Far East on November 29-30 and December 7-9 later this year, reports

Export prices for pink salmon roe continue rising
September 29, 2021 15:54

In the second half of September 2021 the Russian producers dramatically increased their prices for frozen pink salmon roe from the new season. Quite expectedly, the sellers again commanded very tight prices, showing no willingness to lower prices for the Japanese and other buyers, reports

Antimonopoly Service loses case of alleged illegal quota transfer
September 28, 2021 17:19

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has lost the case of allegedly illegal transfer of quota shares for pollock capture in the Sea of Okhotsk as a result of reorganization of companies - from Ayrup LLC to Salyut LLC and later to Poronai LLC. The production output under these quotas in 2021 amounted to 10.88 thousand metric tons, reports

Russia’s vet watchdog cracks down on fake transit operations
September 28, 2021 16:29

Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has disclosed a false transit scheme for fish supplies from a Belarusian company. As of September 23 current, import from this company is prohibited, reports

Russia’s per capita fish consumption fueled by good catch and surging aquaculture
September 28, 2021 16:01

In 2020 fish consumption in Russia amounted to 22.2 kilos per capita versus 22kg in 2019. And consumption tends to grow, reports

Fourth supertrawler floated by Admiralty Shipyards for Russian Fishery Company
September 27, 2021 16:46

On September 24, the Admiralty Shipyards shipbuilding enterprise in St. Petersburg launched a large freez trawler "Kapitan Martynov", which is being built under the government program of investment quotas, reports

Russian aquaculture sector displaying consistent growth
September 27, 2021 16:00

The aquaculture production in Russia has doubled over the past 10 years, this year it is expected to grow by 15%, reports

MSC certification of pink shrimp fishery will not harm Russian shrimp market
September 27, 2021 15:14

In early September, the Fishing Industry Union of the North (FIUN) gained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for the northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis) in the Barents Sea. The certificate was presented to fishermen at the Seafood Expo Russia exhibition by representatives of the UCSL auditing company, which performed the fishery’s assessment, reportS

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