500mln strong investments into salmon culture near Saint Petersburg / April 18, 2019 15:51
Akvatrade company will build a salmon farming combine in the Lodeinopolsky district of Leningrad region surrounding Saint Petersburg to produce 2 thousand metric tons of salmon per year. Investments into the project are estimated at 500 million rubles (7.8 mln USD, 6.9 mln Euro).
Russian supertrawler’s factory will come from Iceland / April 11, 2019 14:46
Icelandic companies Skaginn 3X and Frost have struck an agreement to supply a processing and refrigeration package to a supertrawler being built by the Yantar Shipyard to the VI Lenin Collective Farm (RK Lenina) in the Russian Far East.
Yantar shipyard starts cutting metal for freezer trawler of Project 5670WSD ordered by Lenin FCF / April 11, 2019 14:45
Kaliningrad, Russia based Baltic Shipyard Yantar (member of United Shipbuilding Corporation) says it has started cutting metal for a large fishing freezer trawler of Project 5670WSD ordered by Fishing Collective Farm named after V. Lenin. According to the statement, the ceremony was held on 5 April 2019.
China and Russia launch scientific cooperation in Arctic / April 11, 2019 14:44
The agreement aimed at establishment of China-Russia Arctic Research Center was signed on April 10, 2019 at the International Arctic Forum “Arctic – territory of dialogue”.
Murmansk stevedores raising double profit in 2018 / April 11, 2019 14:43
In 2018 Murmansk Marine Fish Port generated double profit year-on-year. The stevedore company’s EBITDA amounted to 60.42 million RUR or 61.32 million RUR more than in 2017, reports www.megafishnet.com.
New tin manufacturer near Vladivostok will become Russia’s pioneer in production of laminated tin for seafood / April 11, 2019 14:41
Resident of the Free port of Vladivostok (a port zone under a special custom and taxation system, with a particular jurisdiction regarding investments) Vostochnyi Bereg Ltd will start manufacturing laminated tins for seafood on its current premises in Nakhodka.
Exotic drink from jellyfish and lemon developed by Russian biotechnologists / April 4, 2019 16:49
Scientists from the Far East Federal University have worked out a powder mixture from jellyfish and lemon to prepare a healthy drink with exotic flavour.
Russian scientists now know how to define maturity of sturgeon / April 4, 2019 15:33
Russian scientists from the South Research Centre of the nation’s Academy of Science have worked out special physiologic tests for precise defining sturgeon maturity and readiness for spawning. The technology is being patented by the scientists.
Results of Russian fisheries in Q1 2019 / April 4, 2019 14:55
In the first three months of 2019 Russian fleets harvested 1.33 million metric tons of finfish and other seafood, 3% down year-on-year, reports www.megafishnet.com.
Oyster and mussel farm to be built in Crimea / April 4, 2019 14:55
A large oyster and mussel farm will be built near Yevpatoriya (Western Crimea). The project is backed by investments from Rostov-based Azovo-Donskaya Osetrovaya Kompania (AZDOK), reports www.megafishnet.com.
Influence of fisheries on social development of territories to be discussed at Global Fishery Forum 2019 / April 4, 2019 09:14
A roundtable dedicated to ‘Fisheries: The Social Dimension as a Factor for the Development of Territories’ will be held as part of the 3rd Global Fishery Forum business programme. Fishery experts and representatives of industry-related agencies from Russia and major fishing nations will discuss the creation of modern fishing industry infrastructure and its role in regional development.
Commercial production of new crab and fish product depends on results of its test on Khabarovsk consumers / March 28, 2019 14:40
At the local show to be held in Khabarovsk in mid-June current the guests will be offered to taste a brand new product called habcrab-burger.
Made in Russia in Duty Free zone to promote Russian fish on the international market / March 28, 2019 14:40
At a recent meeting with Yury Trutnev, Presidential Plenipotentiary in Russia’s Far East, Kamchatka’s Governor Vladimir Ilyukhin has initiated use of duty free shops for export promotion of ecologically pure Russian fish.
Vladivostok exporters increasing seafood shipments to Asian countries / March 28, 2019 14:39
In 2018 Russian companies based in Vladivostok-led Primorskiy Krai boosted shipments of animal products (inc. seafood) to South Korea, China, Japan and Singapore.
Swedish companies willing to import more seafood from Russia’s Far East / March 28, 2019 14:29
Big Swedish companies are planning to boost their purchases of finfish and seafood from the Russian Far East Fishery Basin, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to TASS.
Russian fishery science recommending TACs 2020 at 3 million MT / March 21, 2019 16:46
Russian fishery scientists have worked out recommendations for the nation’s TACs in 2020 at 3 million metric tons.
Salmon aquaculture in Russia targeted to grow several times by 2030 / March 21, 2019 16:46
By the year 2030 Russian salmon and trout farms are expected to produce 185,000 metric tons of salmons, 2.5 times up from the current result of 66,600 tonnes.
South Korean company to invest into coldstore construction in Primorye / March 21, 2019 16:45
During its recent visit to Vladivostok-led Primorye Delim investment company based in South Korea showed interest in a number of big projects currently implemented in the region.
Indian resident of Russia expanding seafood business in UK / March 21, 2019 16:45
UK-based company Bhagat Holdings belonging to Mr Keshav Bhagat from Kaliningrad, Russia, has purchased a suspended fish processing factory in Annan, Scotland, and is going to reopen it in autumn 2019.
Fishing and processing combine boosting its production capacity soon / March 21, 2019 16:43
Dobroflot fishing and processing company based in Vladivostok-led Primorye will commission a new processing facility later this year.
Russian Fishery Company announced the retail sales of premium Alaska pollock products / March 21, 2019 10:06
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) announced the retail sales of premium quality Alaska Pollock products in the “ready to cook” category. Produced in cooperation with the Agama Group products will arrive on the shelves of Russian retail chains in April this year under the combined brand “Agama-Nordeco” (Nordeco is RFC’s retail brand).
Two Norwegian companies opened subsidiaries in Russia to get access to booming shipbuilding / March 15, 2019 09:26
Producer of onboard equipment BJØRDAL and naval architects Skipskompetanse, both based in Norway, have recently opened subsidiaries in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in order to get ready for new orders from local companies willing to participate in the national program on investment quotas. The government program stipulates allocation of extra capture quotas in return for obligation to build new fishing vessels and processing plants inside Russia.
African catfish tasting like sturgeon to be cultured in Udmurtia / March 15, 2019 09:25
Development Corporation of Udmurtia (a republic in the Volga Federal District) will start construction of a new fish farming complex for pond culture of African sharptooth catfish.
Ecological certification of aquaculture products may be launched in Russia / March 15, 2019 09:23
Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery is scrutinizing ecological certification of aquaculture products. Details are undisclosed, but for the fact that it will touch not only domestic products, but imported as well.
Russian fishermen boosted catches beyond national waters by ca.50% / March 15, 2019 09:21
As per March 13, 2019 the Russian fishermen harvested 117,000 metric tons of aquatic biological resources in the convention areas, foreign EEZs and international waters of the World Ocean, nearly 50% up on the respective result of last year.
New Alaska pollock processing plant to be ready in Primorye ahead of schedule / March 15, 2019 09:20
Vladivostok-based Russian Fishery Company is building a new fish processing plant Russian pollock. According to the schedule, the plant is to be commissioned in 2020, though the company says they are running ahead of schedule.
Ministry of Economic Development failing to stop crab quota auction draft / March 15, 2019 09:06
Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development has produced a negative opinion on the draft law on auctioning 50% quotas for crab capture due to irregularities, potential budget losses and risks for the industry.
Results of Russian fisheries in January-February 2019 / March 11, 2019 08:59
As per 6 March 2019 Russia’s total catches amounted to 843,300 metric tons, 4.8% down on the similar result of last year due to unfavourable weather conditions in the beginning of the season, reports www.megafishnet.com (welcome to our new marketplace www.impexglobal.ru).
Two fish processing plants to be built in Karelia / March 11, 2019 08:58
Construction of two fish processing plants has taken off in Kondopoga, Karelia. In the future these two factories will become a substructure for a single fish centre of Russia’s Northwest, reports www.megafishnet.com (welcome to our new marketplace www.impexglobal.ru).
Russia’s leading food retailer welcoming new foreign suppliers / March 11, 2019 08:40
In 2018 Russia’s leading multiformat retailer X5 Retail Group made more contracts with foreign suppliers under the direct import program, namely the number of such contracts rose by 114 as compared to the previous year. The whole list of the retailer’s suppliers includes more than 5600 companies, reports www.megafishnet.com (welcome to our new marketplace www.impexglobal.ru).