Korea working on pollock sourcing from Russia / May 17, 2021 10:37, paid article
As this year production of pollock WR in Russian waters has become quite low (82% of 2020 as for Jan-Apr), Alaskan production was insignificant (238 MT). Korea stopped pollock import from Japan after the Fukushima disaster 10 years ago, and current plans to dump heavy water doesn’t motivate them to lift the ban. It makes problems for APO WR supply to Korea, while the fish is of startegic importance for Koreans.
Sea of Okhotsk Season A is over. At last. / May 17, 2021 10:31, paid article
As Megafishnet.com mentioned a month ago, this year A-season for Russian pollock lasted longer than usual, and now it is over.
Domestic whitefish supply from Murmansk still depleted by export shipments / May 17, 2021 10:29, paid article
As per mid-May 2021 Murmansk wholesale market is displaying persistent poor supply of cod, haddock and saithe for the domestic needs as most of the catch is shipped for export, reports Megafishnet.com.
Expectations of price rise on Moscow salmon and trout market turning true in mid-May 2021 / May 17, 2021 10:22, paid article
As per mid-May 2021 wholesale prices for frozen salmon from Chile have been on a rise in Moscow, just in keeping with the traders’ expectations, reports Megafishnet.com.
Demand for Atlantic salmon from Faroes going brisk at St-Petersburg’s seafood market / May 17, 2021 10:18, paid article
As per mid-May 2021 the wholesale market at St. Petersburg (Russia’s main entry port for imported seafood) is displaying a brisker demand for Atlantic herring WR originating from the Faroe Islands, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian companies paying $36.5 million at quota auction for Faroese herring shares / May 17, 2021 10:18, paid article
On 12 May 2021 Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) held an auction for the sale of rights to catch Atlanto-scandian herring in the Faroese fishing zone, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian Railways shipping more seafood from Vladivostok-led Primorye province / May 17, 2021 09:25, paid article
In January-April 2021, over 189.1 thousand tons of fish products were sent by rail from Primorye province (Capital Vladivostok) displaying a rise by 13.5% compared to the same period last year, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia continues to increase exports of fish and fish products to Africa / May 16, 2021 14:13, paid article
Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor (FSVPS) has recorded a significant increase in the Russian exports of fish and marine products to African countries in 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
The transition to direct weighing of catches is fraught with many problems in Russia / May 14, 2021 14:23, paid article
For quite a long time Russian fishing society discusses transfer from calculating catch weight to actually weighing the catch. Stakeholders do have different opinions about feasibility of the change and problems arising with it. Just recently Fishing Fleet Shipowners Association (FFSA) has proposed to the Ministry of Agriculture to oblige fishermen to weigh the fish immediately after the catch, Megafishnet.com once again studied the possible consequences of such a decision, relying on the opinions of foreign and Russian experts, who preferred to remain anonymous.
Baltic Sea catch and quota progress in April 2021 / May 13, 2021 15:31, paid article
Russian fleets were engaged in Baltic Sea pelagiс fishery as well as bottom trawl fishery for cod and haddock in April 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
Catch and quota progress in Northeast/Northwest Atlantic and Central East Atlantic in March 2021 / May 13, 2021 15:29, paid article
In April 2021 a few Russian trawlers were targeting various species at East and West Greenland, NAFO regulatory area and in the Mauritanian EEZ, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s Norwegian Sea catch and quota progress in April 2021 / May 13, 2021 15:26, paid article
In April 2021 Russian fleets continued targeting herring, Northern blue whiting and black halibut in the Norwegian Sea, reports Megafishnet.com.
Major Russian processor launched vegan salmon / May 13, 2021 00:42, paid article
Following the global trends in the food industry, AGAMA has launched vegan products introducing a new line of Green Fish from Agama Lab, reports Megafishnet.com.
Busan pollock roe auctions run slower than usual / May 12, 2021 09:07, paid article
A second series of Russian pollock roe auctions has just started in Busan after the Golden week (Apr 29 – May 8). Unlike previous years, when fishing companies did their best to bring to Busan and sell as much roe as possible before the Golden week, this year the situation is different, reports Megafishnet.com.
Salmon season in Kamchatka to start on June 1, 2021 / May 12, 2021 00:56, paid article
This year's salmon season in Kamchatka looks quite promising, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia and Korea to expand cooperation in fisheries / May 11, 2021 17:26, paid article
At the 30th session of the Russian-Korean Commission on Fisheries the sides have reviewed the cooperation in fisheries and discussed proposals for expansion, reports Megafishnet.com.
FAF released sector’s final results for 2020 and set tasks for 2021 / May 6, 2021 17:13, paid article
At a recent conference Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery released final results for performance of the fishery sector in 2020 and set tasks for 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
Capacity of "Kraskino" checkpoint on border with China will triple / May 6, 2021 00:49, paid article
The reconstruction of the Kraskino checkpoint on the border with the People's Republic of China is going at full swing, reports Megafishnet.com.
“Barents Sea” factory trawler started production at sea / May 6, 2021 00:32, paid article
The lead processor trawler of the KMT01 project "Barents Sea", built at the Vyborg Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, USC), has started production at sea, reports Megafishnet.com.
South Korea to help revive Petropavlovsk Shipyard in Kamchatka / May 5, 2021 00:53, paid article
"Kamrybflot" LLC and the South Korean company "KEMKO" have discussed the concept of the development of the Petropavlovsk shipyard with an up-to-date design of a ship repair and ship building complex next on the agenda, reports Megafishnet.com.
RFC develops its presence in Chinese premium retail chains in cooperation with OCEAN GALA / May 5, 2021 00:09
Russian Fishery Company shipped the first batches of shatterpack fillets to Chang International (Qingdao) Inc., who’s brand of Ocean Gala is one of the top seafood brands in China. Chang Qingdao supplies RFC’s products to the highest end supermarket chain, Ole', as well as to Disneyland Shanghai, according to RFC.
FAF and shipbuilders working to minimize newbuilding delays at USC yards / May 4, 2021 00:40, paid article
Russia’s Agency for Fishery (FAF) and the Board of Directors of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) have agreed that USC will implement stricter controls to avoid any further deadline delays for the completion of 20 vessels now under construction at the yards of the Group for fishing companies based in the Russian Northwest and Far East, reports Megafishnet.com.
Independent processors voicing support for government’s strategy for fish sector / May 3, 2021 14:05, paid article
The Fish Union, amalgamating mostly fish processors and importers, has voiced support for the main strategic tasks made public by Russia’s fishery head Ilya Shestakov at a recent meeting with representatives of the industry, reports Megafishnet.com.
Bright outlook and results 2020 for pelagic fisheries in Russian Far East / May 1, 2021 00:40, paid article
The achievements of the past year, the current situation in the sales markets of traditional species, and a favorable long-term scientific forecast allow to take a new look at the prospects of the pelagic season in the Russian Far East (RFE). The grounds for the growing importance of sardine, mackerel, and squid operations are becoming obvious with saury not hopeless either. Therefore, it is quite possible that the pelagic fisheries will equalize in importance with the salmon and pollock season in the not-so-distant future, reports Megafishnet.com.
Big comeback continues for Russian Salmon Company / April 30, 2021 01:00, paid article
In 2021, the Russian Salmon LLC, the nation’s second largest producer of Atlantic salmon, has joined the list of exhibitors at SEAFOOD EXPO RUSSIA exhibition, as after the big loss of fish in 2015 the giant is restocking its farms in a big way again, reports Megafishnet.com.
Lower House approved the use of forest plots in conjunction with fishery operations / April 29, 2021 00:59, paid article
Russia’s State Duma has completed the final reading of the government bill (No. 1064136-7), which makes it possible to use forest areas in conjunction with fishing operations, reports Megafishnet.com.
MSC logo to help RUSSIAN POLLOCK plant with export markets development / April 29, 2021 00:41, paid article
The Russian Pollock plant, built by the Russian Fishery Company (RFC, the largest pollock quota holder) in Primorye province (Capital Vladivostok) has received the Chain of Custody certificate of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), indicating compliance with the requirements of the MSC, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian Aquaculture’s Board of Directors advises to pay dividends / April 28, 2021 00:52, paid article
The Board of Directors of Russian Aquaculture Company (RA), the leading salmonids producer, has recommended to the General Meeting of Shareholders to make a decision on the payment of dividends, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian seafood imports displaying fast growth in 1st quarter 2021 / April 28, 2021 00:33, paid article
After the challenging year 2020, the dynamics of Russian seafood imports in Q1 have shown good acceleration, reports Megafishnet.com.
Vityaz-Avto adding pollock to its MSC-certified fisheries / April 25, 2021 20:36, paid article
Vityaz-Auto LLC, operating numerous small seiners and land-based factories with daily capacity in excess of 1200MT, has got its Danish seine pollock fishery in Western Kamchatka certified for compliance with the requirements of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). This will be instrumental in boosting value-added sales at export markets, reports Megafishnet.com.