RFC completed the first season of the "clean coast" eco-marathon / October 22, 2020 11:59
On the coast of Shchitovaya Bay, volunteers held the final clean-up of the current season as part of the Clean Coast ecological marathon. The event was organized by the Russian Fisheries Company with the support of the Vladivostok City Administration.
Prices of Japanese purchases of red king crab from Alaska up again / October 16, 2020 10:18
The new season of red king crab fishery in Bristol Bay in Western Alaska was opened, as usual, on October 15, but even before the start of the season, the basic conditions for sales of the new catch for the Japanese market were determined.
Progress of Russian fisheries as per mid-October 2020 / October 15, 2020 17:07
As of October 12, 2020 Russian fleets caught more than 4 million tons of finfish and other aquatic species.
Brim: Scarce fish on Westfjords grounds / October 8, 2020 12:40
‘This was a poor trip, although we managed to pull it off. The fishing started well, and then it dried up completely. There’s not much to be had on Westfjords fishing grounds at the moment so we’ll have to search elsewhere,’ said Friðleifur Einarsson, skipper of fresher trawler Helga María.
Salmon fishery keeps on in Russia’s Pacific regions / September 24, 2020 12:23
As of September 21, Russian catch of Pacific salmons amounted to 281,029 metric tons or 43% of the corresponding result of the record year 2018.
Russian Fishery Company confirmed a high level of its products food safety / September 10, 2020 10:26
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) has successfully passed certification for compliance of the food safety management system at the trawler "Ivan Kalinin" with the requirements of ISO 22 000. The certificate was issued by the head certification body RS Quality LLC in the certification system "Standart Garant".
Russian Fishery Company started its fleet renewal / September 2, 2020 15:52
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) decommissioned the trawler "Bazhenovsk". The decommissioning of the old vessel is part of a large-scale program to update the fleet.
Brim: Helga María’s Greenland assignment going well / August 6, 2020 14:53
‘We have two trawl locations to go. At the moment we’re towing a camera sled south of Kulusuk in Eastern Greenland. Altogether, this later part of the survey has gone very well. For those of us who are used to fishing on home grounds, the time spent here has been quite an adventure,’ said Helga María’s skipper Friðleifur Einarsson earlier today.
Russian Fisherу Company announces H1 2020 operational results / July 30, 2020 15:14
Russian Fisherу Company (RFC) in the first half of 2020 exceeded the planned catch and production targets.
Oyster culture booming in Russia’s ex-Olympic region / July 23, 2020 15:07
Oyster production in the Krasnodar Territory near Sochi where the Olympic Winter Games 2014 has tripled during the last five years. Now the local farmers harvest ca. 190 metric tons of Black Sea oysters per year.
1st half 2020 results of Russian fisheries / July 16, 2020 15:46
In January-June 2020 Russian fleets harvested 2,640,930 metric tons of fish and other aquatic species, 7% up year-on-year. The catch forecast for the second half of the year looks fairly good.
Russian pollock plant equipment commissioning started / July 14, 2020 08:37
At the Russian Pollock factory, that the Russian Fishery Company (RFC) is building in Primorsky Territory, equipment commissioning has begun. Commissioning of the plant is scheduled for September 1 of this year.
Russian Fishery Company fleet renewal to reduce carbon footprint by 50% / July 10, 2020 09:13
The new fishing vessels built for Russian Fishery Company (RFC) will be environmentally friendly and provide the most economical levels of energy efficiency. Ensuring that CO2 emissions per ton of fish weight will be reduced by 50% compared with existing vessels.
Brim puts investment into Greenland Company / July 3, 2020 12:17
The board of Icelandic fishing and processing company Brim has announced investment worth €85 million in Greenlandic company Arctic Prime Fisheries.
The first serial supertrawler for the Russian Fishery Company launched at the Admiralty Shipyards / June 25, 2020 17:21
At the Admiralty Shipyards (St. Petersburg), a solemn ceremony of launching the first serial vessel for the Russian Fishery Company (“Mechanic Maslak”) took place. Commissioning of the vessel is scheduled for autumn 2021. In total, 10 similar vessels will be built by the Admiralty Shipyards for the RFC.
BRIM joins the Blue Army / June 18, 2020 15:03
Brim hf. has become the main sponsor of the environmental organisation The Blue Army that has for 25 years fought the plastic pollution of the ocean by cleaning the coastline and through encouragement increased public awareness of this important issue.
Salmon fishery progressing in Russia’s Far East / June 11, 2020 15:32
As per June 7, 2020 Russia’s catches of Pacific salmons in the Far Eastern Fisheries Basin amounted to ca.690 metric tons.
Brim: Main engine overhaul for Venus / June 4, 2020 14:34
Work has started on a scheduled main engine overhaul for pelagic vessel Venus, and this is being done in Reykjavík. Venus steamed to Reykjavík after landing blue whiting in Vopnarfjörður.
The governor of Primorsky Krai praised the progress in the construction of the Russian pollock plant in a pandemic period / June 4, 2020 14:25
The Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako visited the site of the Russian Pollock fish processing plant, which the Russian Fishery Company (RFC) is building on the territory of the “Nadezhdinskaya” priority development area (Primorsky Krai). The commissioning of the plant is scheduled for September 1 of this year.
Aquaculture output in Russia jumping by ca.38% in Q1 2020 / May 28, 2020 15:21
According to preliminary data, in January-March 2020, Russia produced more than 112.8 thousand metric tons of farmed fish, by 37.5% up on Q1 2019.
Progress of Russian fisheries as per late May 2020 / May 21, 2020 16:00
By May 20, 2020 the total volume of aquatic biological resources harvested by Russian fleets amounted to more than 2.01 million metric tons, 5.9% or 116,600 tonnes up on the corresponding result of last year.
BRIM reports good trip for Helga María / May 21, 2020 14:27
‘Most of this trip we were on the area known as the landing strip, or the Dritvík Shallows, and we allowed ourselves some time to go south to the Skerja Deeps and the Mountains. We did well for cod on the Landing strip, and also had some redfish and saithe,’ said skipper Friðleifur Einarsson when Helga María docked at the beginning of the week with 150 tonnes on board.
The Admiralty Shipyards launched the lead vessel for the Russian Fishery Company / May 14, 2020 09:38
At the Admiralty Shipyards (St. Petersburg) the lead vessel of the series of supertrawlers for the Russian Fishery Company was lauched in the end of March 2020. Taking into account the epidemiological situation and recommendations for holding mass events, the ceremony was held with a minimum number of participants.
Overview of Russian fisheries in the North Atlantic and Central Atlantic in April 2020 / May 7, 2020 16:28
In April 2020 the Russian fleets harvested 112,100 metric tons of bottom and pelagic fish in the Atlantic Ocean. This was 800 tonnes less as compared to March.
5000 tonnes of blue whiting landed last week / April 30, 2020 11:22
Brim’s pelagic vessels have both docked in Vopnafjörður, bringing around 5000 tonnes of blue whiting between them. Víkingur’s catch was 2550 tonnes and Venus landed roughly 2600 tonnes.
Russian pollock catches on a rise in the Sea of Okhotsk / April 23, 2020 14:36
The total harvest of Alaska pollock in Russia’s Far East Fishery Basin as per 21 April 2020 amounted to ca.1.04 million metric tons, 8.1% up on the corresponding result of 2019, according to the nation’s sectoral system for monitoring (SSM).
Increased capacity in Samherji's land-based fish farming site in Grindavík / April 23, 2020 10:52
Construction is currently underway at Samherji's land-based fish farming site in Grindavík. Three new sea holes have been drilled in the lava at the site.
Reinventing the eel: Can the Anguilla loop be closed? / April 23, 2020 10:29
The challenge to produce anguillid glass eels for large-scale aquaculture endures in Japan
Low demand reduces imports, logistics still a barrier for exports / April 16, 2020 17:18
Other fresh products which stopped being imported in the EU in March are fresh hake from Namibia and Chile, common sole from Iceland, fresh scallops from the USA, fresh clams from Tunisia, fresh blue mussels from Norway and fresh Nile perch fillets from Uganda.
Consumers testing new ways of shopping / April 16, 2020 17:11
Online sales and home delivery of seafood products have increased rapidly during lockdown. Although from low volumes, e-commerce sales of fresh produce have increased by 25% and online takeaway deliveries have doubled, according to Rabobank analysts.