Fish industry news
During recent video talks with Uruguay, Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has noted that there is a potential for more frozen fish imports from Uruguay to the domestic market, reports Megafishnett.com.
In September, the Center of fishery monitoring and communications (CFMC) together with Gazprom Space Systems JSC will begin implementing measures to test the Russian satellite communication equipment on ships to provide broadband Internet access, reports Megafishnet.com.
The newbuilding crabber Okhotsk, the first being built in the Russian Far East (builder the Eastern Shipyard in Vladivostok) made two trips on July 30 and 31 for factory sea trials, reports Megafishnet.com.
In the first half of 2021, sturgeon farms in Russia considerably boosted production of fish and roe, reports Megafishnet.com.
During July, the catch of the Russian fishing fleet amounted to 123.7 thousand metric tons in the Atlantic Ocean and the South Pacific to display an increase of 17.8 thousand tons compared to June. It should be also noted that since the start of the year to July the cod catch has considerably increased, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Russian government is planning to oblige suppliers to export certain types of fish products from the Russian Far Eastern through electronic exchanges, reports Megafishnet.com.
In the first half of 2021 the fishery businesses of the Khabarovsk province boosted exports of value-added seafood to offset the declining volumes due to COVID-19, reports Megafishnet.com.
Revenue from the export of fish and seafood in the first half of the 2021 showed a positive trend, largely due to a significant increase in June, reports Megafishnet.com.
The volume of commercial aquaculture products in Russia in the first half of 2021 increased by 25% compared to the same period last year amounting to 211 thousand tons, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian vessels have resumed fishing in the Atlantic fishing zone of the Kingdom of Morocco after almost a year and a half break, reports Megafishnet.com.
At the close of July, the Assistant Head of Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor Artem Daushev took part in the program of Russian-Indonesian expert consultations on cooperation in the field of agriculture and fisheries products in the format of a videoconference, reports Megafishnet.com.
The first batches of fish products have been received for processing at the plant built by Rusak LLC under the Kamchatka TOR regime (Territory of Advanced Development). The company operates in the village of Ivashka, Karaginsky District, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Animal Health Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Development of Vietnam has approved a list of Russian enterprises that have been granted the right to export fish products to Vietnam, reports Megafishnet.com.
At the Admiralty shipyards (St. Petersburg) a ceremony of launching the third vessel "Mechanic Sizov '' of the supertrawler series for the Russian Fishery Company (RFC) took place. The ceremony was attended by President Putin, who briefly watched the launching of the vessel from his boat. Vladimir Putin visited St-Petersburg mainly to take part in the naval parade dedicated to the 325-year anniversary of the Russian Navy while watching the launch of the supertrawler was an event to highlight the growing contribution of the naval yards to civilian shipbuilding, reports Megafishnet.com.
On July 23, the fourth crab-catcher of the 5712LS design was laid at the Onega Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Plant to the order of the largest Far Eastern crab-fishing company the "Russian Crab Group '', reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, who on Monday, July 26, 2021 began a working trip to the Far East and Siberia, visited the Yasny fish processing complex on Iturup Island, reports Megafishnet.com.
Since the start of the year to July 22, 2021, the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for the Kamchatka Territory and the Chukotka Autonomous District has issued 2,415 veterinary certificates for 65,848 tons of fish products as the above goods from Kamchatka producers have been sent to 18 countries, reports Megafishnet.com.
In the period from January to June of the current year, Russian Crab Company Group used 57% of the annual amount of crab quotas that it owned in 2021. The company’s harvest for the period is 7.4K tons of crab, according to the company’s mid-July release.
The harvesting of artemia is a promising business for the Russian fishery sector but for its sustainable development, it is necessary, first of all, to solve the problems with illegal fishing and trafficking of valuable crustaceans. This was stated by the executive director of the All-Russian Association of Fishermen and Exporters (VARPE) Igor Karpman at a recent meeting with government agencies on the prospects of commercial use of artemia, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation is preparing to list snow crab opilio of the Kara Sea, the Barents Sea northern shrimp and the pike perch of the Rybinsk reservoir as species to be managed by TAC, reports Megafishnet.com.