Fish industry news
According to Rosstat, in August 2021 Russia produced 378 thousand metric tons of frozen fish, 17.3% more year-on-year, but 6.4% less than in July 2021. During the first eight months of 2021, the nation’s total frozen fish output amounted to 2.1 million tonnes, 1.7% less YOY, reports MegaFishnet.com.
Container logistics sector will continue suffering from post-pandemic challenges in 2022, and experts say that the situation can go easier with long-term planning also covering fish cargoes, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Federal Antimonopoly Service has stopped the case against the Vladivostok-based Pollock Catchers Association (PCA) and its members, the proceedings initiated last year at the request of the Russian Fishery Company (RFC), reports Megafishent.com.
ROK-1 Group, a major value-added processor based in St-Petersburg, will be at least doubling its output by building a new processing plant and a RAS trout farm in the surrounding region, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Northern Yard based in St-Petersburg has floated the newbuilding factory trawler Kapitan Ostashkov for NOREBO Group. The vessel was ordered by member company JSC "Karelian seafood", reports MegaFishnet.com.
Rosrybolovstvo (Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries or FAF for short), the National Association of Industrial Aquaculture Enterprises and AquaMaof Aquaculture Technologies, a world leader in the field of intelligent recycling systems for onshore aquaculture, signed a memorandum of cooperation in the field of fish farming development, reports Megafishnet.com.
Pollock Catchers Association (PCA) has successfully completed the MSC certification of the East Kamchatka Alaska (Walleye) pollock mid-water trawl fishery in the North Kuril zone and the Petropavlovsk-Commander subzone. This expands the possibilities of producing pollock products with value added, reports Megafishnet.com.
The first specialized fish market in Vladivostok should start operating in 2024, according to the governor of the Primorsky Territory (Capital Vladivostok) Oleg Kozhemyako.
One of the largest fish canneries in Russia is being built in the Svetlovsky city district of the Kaliningrad region, reports Megafishnet.com.
A plant for the production of fishmeal and fishoil from fish waste is to be built in the Murmansk region in 2022, reports Megafishnet.com.
State Development Corporation " VEB.RF", JSC "Corporation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic" and " Management Company of the Corporation Fish LLC (Fish.RF) have signed an agreement on the implementation of an investment project for the integrated development of fish logistics in Russia in the Far East and the Arctic< reports Megafishnet.com.
In August, the Russian fishing vessels harvested 128.3 thousand tons of aquatic biological resources in the Atlantic Ocean and in the South Pacific, which is 4.6 thousand tons more than caught in July, reports Megafishnet.com.
An important project for Primorye province (capital Vladivostok) is being implemented in the "Big Stone" territory of advanced development by JSC "RK "Novy Mir", a subsidiary of the Dobroflot group of companies, reports Megafishnet.com.
New hub is to be built in the Port of Korsakov (Sakhalin) to win a large share of logistic services market the Russian fishing vessels have been creating in harbors of the neighboring countries, reports Megafishnet.com.
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 six months ended 30 June 2021 (1H 2021).
On the eve of September, the preseason trends of the wholesale market for salmon and trout in Moscow are still in the making as chilled and frozen products are competing for shares, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Symphony transport reefer, owned by the Dobroflot Group of Companies, arrived in the port of Arkhangelsk as part of the sixth annual expedition along the Northern Sea Route. The vessel delivered more than 3,000 tons of pink salmon, sockeye salmon and chum salmon caught in Kamchatka fisheries during the ongoing season, reports Megafishnet.com.
After successful fishing trials, the Vladimir Limanov flagship factory supertrawler (owner Russian Fishery Company) is calling at Vladivostok for scheduled customs clearance and presentation to the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS). The routines are mandatory since the ship was built by Turkey’s Tersan shipyard, reports Megafishnet.com.
The second trawler of the KMT01 project "Norwegian Sea" (was laid down on January 29, 2018), under construction at the Vyborg Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) is more than 98% ready for delivery, reports Megafishnet.com.
On October 5, 2021, the Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) will hold an auction to distribute the shares of quotas for the harvesting of aquatic biological resources provided to the Russian Federation in the areas of international agreements in the field of fisheries, reports Megafishnet.com.