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Dalian-based shipyard (China) has laid down the keel of a new fishing vessel Atka for Pacific Fishery Company (Tikhrybkom) with main office in Magadan, according to VARPE (Association of Russian Fishermen, Processors and Exporters).

Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries (FAF), the State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM and the nation’s fishing companies are looking into possible establishment of a regular line to ship fish products from the Russian Far East to the country’s European part along the Northern Sea Route in the Arctic.

A state-of-the art fish processing complex with the designed daily capacity of 1000 tonnes of raw material is nearing completion at the Island of Shikotan in the Russian Far East.

The Russian Ministry of Agriculture has approved TAC 2019 for fishery in inland marine waters, in the territorial sea, on the continental shelf, in the Russian EEZ and in the Caspian Sea.

Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries (FAF) has conducted a Dutch auction for companies bidding to win investment capture quota shares of Pacific cod, flounders, grenadier, wachna cod and halibut. The quota shares are linked to an obligation for winners to build a total of four land-based fish processing factories, according to FAF.

Provisional figures indicate that in January-September 2018 Russia produced 149,500 metric tons of commodity farmed fish, up by 6% as compared to the corresponding result of last year, according to Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries (FAF).

In 2018 salmon roe exports from Primorye Territory (Capital Vladivostok) have sharply increased as compared to the same period last year, according to the regional office of Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance).

Russia to produce its own fishfinder / November 20, 2018 08:56

Under the programme of import substitution, Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce has conducted a tender for development of a “technological complex for remote monitoring of hydrobionts for fishing vessels”.

Russia’s Murman Seafood Company, which is building a fish factory in Kola near Murmansk, has signed a EUR10.3mln contract for delivery of groundfish processing plant based on X-ray and water-jet cutting technology, according to the company.

Russia’s updated Draft Strategy 2030 for Development of Fishery Economy Complex is seeking to overcome the raw material domination of the nation’s seafood exports in favour of value-added products, according to Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries.

In the first nine months of the current year 2018 Russia’s seafood market has been showing positive trends including rising output of fish fillets and mince and increasing seafood exports. Those trends have been developing against the background of decreasing imports of seafood, according to Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries (FAF).

Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries (FAF) has conducted a special conference to brief the industry players on the facilities provided by the government to help boost exportation of processed seafood, according to FAF.

The overall catch of Icelandic vessels in September was 108 thousand tonnes, a 14% decrease from September 2017. Demersal catch was just over 35 thousand tonnes, 7% more than in the same month last year. Pelagic catch was 69 thousand tonnes and declined by 23%. Pelagic catch consisted mostly of mackerel, 54 thousand tonnes. 

On September 24, 2018 Rosselkhoznadzor Deputy Director Konstantin Savenkov and Head of the Directorate for International Cooperation and Veterinary Control of Export/Import and Transportation Artem Daushev held talks with Director of the Veterinary service of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishery of Algeria Hachimi Karim Kaddour in Moscow. 

HB Grandi reports on fine and big mackerel / September 25, 2018 12:18

Production has been going well at HB Grandi’s pelagic plant in Vopnafjörður this summer and the end of this year’s quota is in sight. According to HB Grandi’s Vopnafjörður factory manager Magnús Róbertsson, the mackerel have been large, good quality fish with an average weight over the summer of 450 to 470 grammes.

Total catch in August less than last year / September 14, 2018 12:01

The overall catch of Icelandic vessels in August was 104,5 thousand tonnes, a 13% decrease from August 2017. Demersal catch was just over ....

HB Grandi to buy Ögurvík / September 12, 2018 12:44

HB Grandi hf has agreed to buy the entire shareholding in fishing company Ögurvík ehf from Brim hf. The purchase price is around ISK12.30 billion (€95 million) and a correction is expected to be applied to this once the results of the company’s financial performance to 31st August 2018 is available, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to the company.

Víkingur is now in Vopnafjörður with 900 tonnes of mackerel on board, while Venus sailed at midday Yesterday after landing an 880 tonne payload for processing at HB Grandi’s pelagic factory there. Most of the fishing for mackerel is now in international waters just beyond the 200 mile limit and a heavy migration of herring in the Hvalbakur area has made fishing for mackerel difficult in home waters.

Víkingur is now in Vopnafjörður with 900 tonnes of mackerel on board, while Venus sailed at midday Yesterday after landing an 880 tonne payload for processing at HB Grandi’s pelagic factory there. Most of the fishing for mackerel is now in international waters just beyond the 200 mile limit and a heavy migration of herring in the Hvalbakur area has made fishing for mackerel difficult in home waters.

The value of catch from Icelandic vessels in May 2018 was 11.6 billion ISK, an increase of 4.5% compared with May 2017. 

The world's leading seafood company and largest producer of farmed salmon reporting results of its operations in 2Q 2018.

The overall catch of Icelandic vessels in July was 93,551 tonnes, a 27% increase from July 2017. Demersal catch was just over ...

Good fishing all summer / August 15, 2018 11:38

HB Grandi’s freezer trawler Höfrungur III is now back fishing off the Westfords after breaking its trip for a half-landing in Reykjavík at the beginning of the week. According to skipper Haraldur Árnason, there has been good fishing all summer, although each trip is managed on the basis of which species are most economic to catch.

HB Grandi: Fine, large mackerel / July 30, 2018 14:56

Pelagic vessel Venus is now in port at Vopnafjörður, having docked earlier this week with 600 tonnes of mackerel on board for production at HB Grandi’s pelagic processing plant. This is all good quality, large fish with an average size of 420-44 grammes.

Videoconference between the Rosselkhoznadzor and representatives of Uruguayan Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries was held on July 13, 2018

‘Fishing has been really slow. We’ve been here for two days. Tows are long and the best we’ve had is a hundred tonnes,’ said Theódór Thórðarson, who is skipper of HB Grandi’s pelagic vessel Venus for this trip, when we spoke to him Yesterday afternoon.

In the period from April 11 till April 14, 2018 the 28th International Multibranch Exhibition VIETNAMEXPO 2018 is held in Hanoi, Vietnam.

On 19 January 2018 the meeting between Deputy Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Konstantin Savenkov and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Philippines in the Russian Federation Carlos Sorreta was held in Moscow. 

A fishery cluster will be built in the TAEG “Nadezhdinskaya”. It is planned to create a modern plant for processing pollack and other fish species with a capacity of more than 20 thousand tons of fillets per year.

The companies known as Ocean Trawlers Europe Limited and Ocean Trawlers Hong Kong Limited have been renamed Norebo Europe Limited and Norebo Hong Kong Limited in order to bring them in line with their parent company’s name, Norebo, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to the company.

 
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