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In the seven months of 2021, 331.7 thousand metric tons of fish products were shipped by rail from Primorsky Krai province (Capital Vladivostok) displaying an increase by 22.3% compared to the same period last year. Meanwhile, 46.6 thousand metric tons were shipped in July (+43% compared with July 2020), reports Megafishnet.com.
"ChTZ-Uraltrac " subsidiary of the Uralvagonzavod Concern (part of the Rostec Group of Companies) based in the Chelyabinsk region, Russia, is launching manufacture of refrigerated containers, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Vladivostok-based Eastern Shipyard has launched crabber Ayan (design 03141) ordered by the Far Eastern Coast LLC (part of Sigma Marine Technology Group), reports Megafishnet.com.
The introduction of subsidized railway charges for pollock shipments to the central regions from the Russian Far East was discussed at a meeting held by the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) Ilya Shestakov in a videoconference mode, reports Megafishnet.com.
In mid-August, Japanese importers started purchasing frozen salmon roe from the new season. The Russian product came into the focus first because of the early rise to high catch rates in the Kamchatka salmon fisheries. With the pink salmon harvest hitting a record 393KT as per 17 August, the prices of the first purchases disappointed the Japanese users, since they were almost as good for the Russians as last year's, despite the big current harvest, reports Megafishnet.com.
DEFA Group (leading importer) has prepared a brief report on the Russian fish and seafood imports in the first half of 2021 in comparison with the same period last year. It is amazing that despite the pandemic and other calamities, growth in nearly all segments was observed, reports Megafishnet.com.
Specialists of VNIRO Pacific branch (TINRO-Centre) have prepared seasonal forecast “Feeding herring-2021”. The document was created on the basis of data from many years of resource research of the Far Eastern branches, analysis of field and other statistics, Megafishnet.com reports.
The Far East is actively fishing for Pacific salmon: 453 thousand tons were harvested by August 17, which is 14% more than the cyclical 2019 level and more than double the 2020 indicator (99% of the forecasted catch). The development of fishing and the supply of fish products to the shore was discussed at a meeting of the headquarters for organizing salmon fishing, which was chaired by the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery Ilya Shestakov via videoconference with the regions of the Far East.
The Russian Crab Group of Companies today is the largest crab fishing company in Pacific Russia and the second largest in Russia. In 2020, the company utilised the largest package of crab quotas in the Far East - 13 thousand tons, and quadrupled its export volume compared to 2019.
Russian fishermen are catching iwashi sardine in South Kuril zone, and earlier this year - in EEZ of Japan, Megafishnet.com reports.
The activity of imports of live sea urchins to Japan in June turned out to be higher than last year, Megafishnet.com reports.
As per mid-August 2021 the wholesale market at St. Petersburg (Russia’s main entry port for imported seafood) is displaying declining demand for Russian mackerel against the background of higher prices, reports Megafishnet.com.
In August 2021 chilled salmon and trout from Murmansk have been traded at surprisingly good prices on Moscow’s wholesale market, reports Megafishnet.com.
While the salmon season has been featuring record breaking harvests in mid-August 2021, catches of Alaska pollock, sardine, plaice and squid have been seriously down year-on-year, reports Megafishnet.com.
Megafishnet.com experts followed production of most important fish products in Pacific Russia, produced out of Alaska pollock, Pacific Cod, Pacific Herring, far-eastern soles.
The main objects of the fishery in terms of production (catch): Alaska pollock - 1166 thousand tons (the share of the catch is 58.4%); cod - 111,270 tons; Pacific herring - 204 thousand tons (46% of TAC plus recommended catch); Far Eastern flounders - 31,290 tons, Megafishnet.com reports.
At Far East and the Arctic Development Corporation (KRDV), with the support of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East, a round table "New investment cycle in the fishing industry: business expectations" was held. More than 60 representatives of the largest companies in the fishing industry, authorities of the subjects of the Far Eastern Federal District, the Federal Agency for Fishery, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the United Shipbuilding Corporation, and industry associations participated in the event, Megafishnet.com reports.
The Russian Fishery Company (RFC) has switched to direct shipments of seafood products in refrigerated containers to Europe, the USA and Southeast Asia by sea from the port of Vladivostok. Previously, the routine would be to ship to these regions exclusively through the ports of Korea and China, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia and China are discussing access for Russian trampers to Chinese ports in apparent conjunction with the Russian offer for the Chinese to buy pollock fishing quotas, reports Meghafishnet.com.
As per mid-August 2021 Murmansk wholesale market is displaying rising prices for mackerel harvested by the Russian fleets, reports Megafishnet.com.