Brim signs historic agreement with Marel / November 14, 2019 09:35
Icelandic whitefish processor Brim hf. has signed an agreement with Marel for the installation of high-tech equipment and software that will make its Reykjavik facility the most advanced whitefish processing facility in the world.
RFC’s products attracted attention of the Chinese Fishery Exhibition participants / November 7, 2019 11:11
More than a thousand guests of the 24th International China Exhibition of Fisheries and Processing Technologies (CFSE), which was held in Qingdao (China) from October 30 to November 1, visited the combined stand of RFC, Primkrab and their exclusive distributor on the external market Pacific Rim Group.
Share of national shipboard equipment to be increased to 75% by 2035 / October 31, 2019 09:57
The share of national shipboard equipment is to be increased to 75% by 2035, Denis Manturov, RF Minister of Industry and Trade, said when commenting on the Shipbuilding Industry Development Strategy for the period till 2035 recently approved by the Russian Government, says press center of the Ministry.
The first two super trawlers of the Russian Fishery Company are given names / October 31, 2019 09:30
The first of a series of super trawlers being built for the Russian Fishery Company at the Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg received names. They are named after the honored veterans of the RFC companies: "Captain Vdovichenko" and "Mechanic Maslak".
Norebo at Qingdao Seafood Expo 2019 / October 24, 2019 09:41
Norebo is pleased to announce its participation at Qingdao Seafood Expo 2019, held between 30th October and 1st November. Norebo’s team is delighted to welcome visitors, partners and customers at our Stand 0106, located in Hall E3.
Brim: Fine fishing for redfish on home grounds / October 17, 2019 10:54
‘We’re on the way north to the Westfjords grounds after taking our allocation of redfish and saithe close to home. Now we’ll be looking for cod. There’s a storm blowing off the Westfjords right now, but the weather is moderating and we’re hoping there will be good conditions when we get there,’ Helga María’s skipper Friðleifur Einarsson said when we talked to him.
Kamchatka co-op to get first-in-class trawler-seiner of its new series / October 10, 2019 10:56
The Leninets trawler, which was built at the Yantar Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation), left the Kaliningrad harbor and headed for Kamchatka to its owner Imeni Lenina fishing co-op.
Brim: Herring season starts well / October 3, 2019 10:14
Pelagic vessel Venus was expected to dock in Vopnafjörður Yesterday afternoon with 1260 tonnes on board. The herring catch was taken in four hauls over 24 hours in the Héráðsflói Deep, which is around five hours’ steaming from Vopnafjörður.
New fish factory launched under investment quota program / September 26, 2019 11:11
On 19 September 2019 Arkhangelsk hosted an opening ceremony of a new fish processing plant built under the government program on investment quotas. According to the program, the plant’s owner Arkhangelsk Experimental Algae Plant JSC will get extra capture quotas to cover for the plant’s need in the raw fish.
Kamchatka’s up-to-date fish processing combine to be launched soon / September 19, 2019 12:25
Kamchattralflot LLC (resident of the Advanced Special Economic Zone Kamchatka) is pre-commissioning the processing line installed on the premises of its new state-of-the-art fish combine. The plant will be launched in early October 2019 - almost six months ahead of schedule.
Major fishing combine signing more investment quota agreements with Russia’s fishery body / September 12, 2019 12:33
Four companies operating as part of Norebo Group signed investment quota agreements with the Federal Agency for Fishery (Rosrybolovstvo) at the Eastern Economic Forum held in early September in Vladivostok.
Brim: Mackerel moving fast, but no clear migration pattern / September 5, 2019 09:39
‘The mackerel are moving fast but they don’t seem to have decided where they want to go. We have seen them shifting quickly eastwards for one or two days, then they turn around and start swimming back west again, or northwards.'
Pacific salmon season in Russia’s Far East running ahead of 2017 / August 29, 2019 12:35
As per 27 August 2019 total catches of Pacific salmons in the Russian Far East reached 420 thousand metric tons, 46% up on the respective result of 2017.
Kyrgyzstan farm boosting its product range with canned trout / August 22, 2019 14:50
Kyrgyzstan-based trout farm growing fish of up to 10 kilos has been continuously developing its product range and is now going to diversify into trout canning.
Kaliningrad shipyard ready to start construction of Russia’s largest trawler / August 22, 2019 14:48
On 26 August, 2019 Kaliningrad-based Yantar shipyard will begin construction of Russia’s biggest supertrawler.
Estonian fish processor allowed to export to Russia / August 15, 2019 12:27
Russian vets (Rosselkhoznadzor) lifted the import ban for the Estonian fish processor Kajax Fishexports AS. This autumn the company plans to begin shipping frozen fish to Russia.
Russian Fishery Company will build a second fish processing plant in Murmansk together with the Agama Group / August 15, 2019 10:16
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) and the Agama Group signed a cooperation agreement as part of the project to build the “Russian Haddock” onshore processing plant for cod and haddock in Murmansk. Construction is scheduled to begin in late August this year. Commissioning is scheduled for next year, 2020.
Nearly 3mln MT harvested by Russian fleets in January-July 2019 / August 1, 2019 16:37
Through the first seven months of the year 2019 the Russian fishermen harvested 2.96 million metric tons, by 3.5% more than last year.
Progressing of the Pacific salmon fishery in the Russian Far East / July 25, 2019 10:27
As per July 23, 2019 the total catch of Pacific salmons amounted to 152.5 thousand metric tons exceeding the respective result of the previous odd year by 55% or 54.6 thousand tonnes.
HB Grandi: Shareholders meeting to be held August 15 / July 25, 2019 09:20
A shareholders meeting of HB Grandi will be held on August 15 2019 to confirm two decisions made by the board of directors. Firstly, to buy seafood sales companies in Asia and secondly, to change the company´s article 1.1. in order to change the name of the company to Brim hf.
Russian Fishery Company expands retail sales / July 19, 2019 14:22
The Russian Fisheries Company Alaska Pollock products under the Nordeco retail brand - fillets, mince and fish fingers - were received by the federal hypermarket chain «Lenta» and the «Redcaviar» retail chain (Moscow).
HB Grandi: Mackerel season starts better than last year / July 19, 2019 09:24
Víkingur is expected in Vopnafjörður today with around 790 tonnes of mackerel on board. This is their second trip, and Venus has also landed twice in Vopnafjörður, so there is full mackerel production at HB Grandi’s pelagic factory.
Russia’s fishery officials giving greenlight for muksun whitefish fishery in Yamal / July 11, 2019 14:09
The Federal Agency for Fishery (Rosrybolovstvo) has for the first time allowed Yamal fishermen to harvest whitefish Coregonus muksun for aquaculture purposes, reports www.megafishnet.com.
Crab catches in Kamchatka / July 11, 2019 14:08
The crab catch in Kamchatka has totaled 9,910 metric tons since the beginning of the year as per 10 July 2019, 102 tonnes down year-on-year, reports www.megafishnet.com.
Salmon fishery update for early July / July 11, 2019 14:07
In the first half of July 2019 the salmon fishery was progressing in the Russian Far East, reports www.megafishnet.com.
The volume of quotas for the Russian Fishery Company under the state investment quota program was determined according to the results of the auction / July 8, 2019 09:25
According to the results of the auction in the frame of state program of investment quotas, the shares of the quota for the projects of the Russian Fishing Company were determined.
Major regional fisheries management organizations to take part in the Global Fishery Forum / June 27, 2019 15:22
Representatives of major international fisheries management organizations will take part in the III Global Fishery Forum in St. Petersburg, including the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC), the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR).
First batch of orcas and beluga whales set free in Russia’s Primorsky Region / June 27, 2019 15:13
The scientists have placed trackers on the orcas and the whales, which would help them track their movements
Results of commercial salmon fishery in Kamchatka as per 23 June 2019 / June 27, 2019 15:06
As per late June 2019 the salmon production in Kamchatka from all types of fisheries amounted to 4745 metric tons.