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.
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.
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.
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.
Marubeni and Nippon expanding their RAS salmon farming business / April 16, 2020 16:28
Marubeni Corporation and Nippon Suisan (Europe) B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Suisan Kaisha, have reached an agreement to jointly acquire 66.7% of the shares of Danish Salmon A/S as of April 15, 2020, and participate in the salmon farming business via the implementation of a recirculating aquaculture system.
Crabber vessel M/V Zenith delivered / April 6, 2020 14:01
The new crabber vessel M/V Zenith departs Istanbul today. The new Skipsteknisk ST-184 AS design was handed over from Tersan to JSC Arcticservice last week, and will now start her journey up to Kirkenes in Norway.
AKVA group CEO reports revenue in excess of NOK 3 billion / April 2, 2020 15:57
In 2019 AKVA group exceeded 4 billion NOK of order intake and 3 billion NOK of revenue, resulting in an average growth for the period 2016 to 2019 of 27% and 24% respectively, according to AKVA's CEO Knut Nesse annual Report.
Fish combine launching new flavoured snack / April 2, 2020 10:23
Rostov-based Donskoy Fish Factory launched a new pollock-based snack with wasabi flavor.
Brim: Haddock by-catch everywhere / April 2, 2020 08:57
‘Catches have been acceptable. Saithe is as elusive as ever. We’ve done well avoiding cod, but we can’t say the same about haddock. It shows up everywhere as by-catch,’ said Jóhannes Ellert Eiríksson, skipper of Brim’s fresher trawler Viðey.
Sakhalin-based fish combine to launch new fishmeal plant this summer / February 20, 2020 11:41
Sakhalin-based Yuzhno-Kurilsky Ryibokombinat Co., Ltd is going to open a fishmeal plant this summer.
Russian fishing and processing combine starting operations under investment quota program / January 30, 2020 14:38
One of the largest fishing companies in the Russian Far East Fisheries Basin – Dobroflot - started harvesting fish out of the investment quota linked to construction of a processing plant. First catches under the investment quota program will be processed at the new plant in the second half of March.
BRIM: No respite from stormy weather / January 23, 2020 12:21
While people in Iceland are already tired of the exceptional bad weather that has hit the country over the first few weeks of the year, the wind also blows hard elsewhere, as the pelagic vessel crews hoping to fish for blue whiting in Faroese waters have found.
Brim: Challenge to find cod / December 5, 2019 09:28
‘In general, we can say that catches have been reasonable. But there’s no getting away from the fact that cod have been a challenge. There have been some good showings of cod, but they tend to be short. In between those we just have to search as widely as we can,’ said Akurey’s skipper Eiríkur Jónsson.
New APO processing plant built in Primorye / November 21, 2019 12:39
Russian company Dobroflot completed construction of a new APO processing plant in the Far East Primorsky Territory.
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.
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.'
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.