China closure makes Russians rethink fishery sector strategy / January 23, 2021 22:59, paid article
The suspension of fish imports to China has brought into spotlight the weak point of the current investment quota program’s ideology, reports Megafishnet.com.
RFC Group stakes on fillets and surimi in export markets development / January 23, 2021 20:53, paid article
The Russian Fishery Company (RFC), a major pollock harvester, is sharply reducing H/G output for the Chinese processors of double-frozen fillets while boosting its own production of FAS fillet blocks and surimi for export and the domestic market, reports Megafishnet.com.
South Korea follows China with COVID-linked restrictions / January 20, 2021 21:35, paid article
As per late January the Korean food safety authorities informed Russia’s "National Center for the Safety of Aquatic Products and Aquaculture» that the country is tightening COVID-linked safety in their ports, reports Megafishnet.com.
Seafood prevailing in Russian agricultural exports to South Korea in 2020 / January 20, 2021 09:01, paid article
Russia has increased exports of agricultural products to Korea by 50% by the end of 2020, reports Megafishnet.com.
Railways shipping half а million tons of seafood from Russian Far East / January 20, 2021 00:29, paid article
In 2020 the Far Eastern Division of the Russian Railways was able to slightly increase its market share shipping 507.5 thousand MT of fish products (0.2% up year-on-year) to various destinations in Russia, reports Megafishnet.com.
Aquaculture production in the Primorye increased by almost 1.7 times / January 19, 2021 15:34, paid article
Almost 50 thousand tons of aquaculture products are grown in «sea gardens» in Primorye. State support allows enterprises to modernize equipment and increase production capacity, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s first shrimp producer expects to export next year / January 19, 2021 15:32, paid article
Russia’s first and largest producer of white-legged shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) Ellas plans to begin deliveries to Europe and Asia in 2021 as well as to supply stocking material to other regions of the country, reports Megafishnet.com.
Trout farm in Sochi privatized through auction / January 19, 2021 15:30, paid article
Rosimushchestvo, within the framework of the privatization of state property, sold 100% of the shares of the Adler pedigree trout farm. The transaction amount exceeded RUB 539 million with a starting price of 513.4 million rubles. Only two bids were submitted for the auction, with Yug-Businesspartner becoming the winner, reports Megafishnet.com.
Success of young Australian red claw crayfish experimental cultivation / January 19, 2021 15:29, paid article
Australian red claw crayfish is being prepared for commercial Recirculating Aquaculture Systems aquaculture at Southern Russian areas, reports Megafishnet.com.
Metal cutting for the fifth Russian Fishery Company supertrawler started / January 19, 2021 15:27, paid article
Metal cutting for another supertrawler has started at Admiralty Shipyards for Russian Fishery Company. The yard is buiding a series of 10 vessels in pairs, two vessels per year at intervals of about one year between pairs. The keel of the fifth supertrawler will be laid down on the staple this year, in 2023 the ship will be put into service. At present, the first pair of ships is on water, the second pair is being assembled on a staple, reports Megafishnet.com.
Thailand Specialists watch over equipment installation at the Kuril fishmeal and fish oil plant via Internet / January 19, 2021 15:25, paid article
An unusual solution to the production problems caused by coronavirus has been found on one of Russia’s most remote islands, reports Megafishnet.com.
In 2020, almost 59.5 thousand tons of salmon was checked by Rosselkhoznadzor in St. Petersburg / January 19, 2021 15:18, paid article
Great volume of salmon successfully passed the Russian border in 2020, reports Megafishnet.com
Saint-Petersburg market resumes trade with good demand for pelagic species / January 19, 2021 15:15, paid article
With the holidays ending, Saint-Petersburg market has resumed trade with good demand for pelagic species, reports Megafishnet.com.
Moscow’s salmonids market balancing prices against demand / January 19, 2021 15:11, paid article
As per mid-January the companies trading in Atlantic salmon in the Russian Capital are setting prices looking back with caution at the actual demand for their wares, reports Megafishnet.com.
Seafood trade in Murmansk recovering after New Year holiday season / January 19, 2021 15:07, paid article
Wholesale trade in Murmansk is getting back to normal after the holiday season with the domestic buyers speculating how much HG cod and haddock will go to export markets in the situation of uncertainty regarding sales to China via EU, reports Megafishnet.com.
Baltic Sea catch and quota progress to December 2020 / January 19, 2021 15:02, paid article
Russian fleets were engaged in Baltic Sea pelagiс fishery as well as bottom trawl fishery for cod and haddock in December 2020, reports Megafishnet.com.
Catch and quota progress in Northeast/Northwest Atlantic and Central East Atlantic to December 2020 / January 19, 2021 14:59, paid article
In December 2020 few Russian trawlers were targeting various species at East and West Greenland, NAFO regulatory area and in the Mauritanian EEZ, reports Megafishnet.com.
Norwegian Sea catch and quota progress to December 2020 / January 19, 2021 14:55, paid article
In December 2020 the Russian fleets continued targeting herring, Northern blue whiting and black halibut in the Norwegian Sea, reports Megafishnet.com.
Barents Sea catch and quota progress to December 2020 / January 19, 2021 14:50, paid article
In December 2020 the Russian fleets were harvesting cod, haddock, halibut, crabs and other species, reports Megafishnet.com.
Domestic fish sales picking up in the Russian Far East / January 19, 2021 14:37, paid article
Russia’s New Year holidays have come to an end and domestic fish sales from the Russian Far East have quickly gathered momentum, reports Megafishnet.com.
Sea of Okhotsk Fishery Coordination Center began to work / January 19, 2021 14:31, paid article
Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries hosted the first meeting of Sea of Okhotsk Fishery Coordination Center for A-season 2021. Special attention was paid to ensuring the safety of navigation at fishing grounds, as well as the situation with cargoes discharge in the ports of China, reports Megafishnet.com.
A-season of pollock started / January 19, 2021 14:29, paid article
On January 1, 2021, fishing companies started to harvest pollock in the Sea of Okhotsk, reports Megafishnet.com.
Fish and seafood exports volume increased / January 19, 2021 14:21, paid article
Rosstat’s provisional figures for the Russian seafood exports to November 2020 show different trends for value and volume, reports Megafishnet.com.
Fishermen urged to build more vessels to tap the abundant Caspian sprat resource / January 19, 2021 09:10, paid article
After a 15-year break in the fishery the Caspian sprat stock has recovered with the catch growing again. However, more vessels must be built to fully utilize the recommended catch, reports Megafishnet.com
New Sakhalin hub to handle cargo traffic between Europe and Asia / January 19, 2021 00:20, paid article
Sakhalin government’s Transport Ministry is working on an ambitious project to develop Korsakov Port into a big hub to handle international traffic of seafood and other cargoes, reports Megafishnet.com.
South Korea paying more for Russian live king crab / January 16, 2021 16:16, paid article
While imports of the Russian live king crab into South Korea in November 2020 slowed down year-on-year the prices displayed a serious rise presumably to persist into December thus exceeding the level of the previous two years. At the same time, the total Russian live crab exports to Korea since the start of the year were recorded at more than 13 thousand metric tons, reports Megafishnet.com.
Record high Russian exports of live crab to China / January 15, 2021 23:36, paid article
The Russian live crab exports to China may be hitting nearly US$400 million by the end of 2020 as the sales in November significantly exceeded expectations. The activity of imports of Russian and American products has increased especially strongly. Combined with a substantial price rise this fact further convinces market players of the healthy and promising nature of demand, reports Megafishnet.com.
Progress of Russian fisheries in North and Central East Atlantic in early January 2021 / January 15, 2021 17:10, paid article
In early January 2021 the Russian fleets were harvesting cod, haddock and other species, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russians saving pollock fishery's A season from looming COVID-linked logistics collapse / January 15, 2021 14:57, paid article
Russia’s Federal Fishery Agency has conducted a video conference on the sale and export of Russian fish products from pollock A season in the Russian Far East in connection with restrictive measures introduced by the People's Republic of China to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Apart from ways to comply with the Chinese requirements, the conference has worked out measures to diversify shipments geographically and in terms of processing destinations, reports Megafishnet.com.
Baltic Sea catch and quota progress to December 2020 / January 15, 2021 10:06, paid article
Russian fleets were engaged in pelagiс fishery in the Baltic Sea as well as bottom trawl fishery for cod and haddock in December 2020, reports Megafishnet.com.