Catch of RFC Group hitting 323 000 metric tons in 2020 / January 15, 2021 00:56, paid article
In 2020 the Russian Fishery Company (RFC) caught 323 thousand tons of fish exceeding the previous year result by 3.15 thousand tons. The output of value-added products also grew but at a faster rate, reports Megafishnet.com.
MSC certificate reconfirmed for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet / January 10, 2021 23:53, paid article
JSC Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (ATF) has successfully passed repeated certification of cod and haddock fishery to MSC standards for another five-year term, reports Megafishnet.com.
Vladivostok-based Crab Catchers Association extends activities to Murmansk / January 8, 2021 22:25, paid article
Crab Catchers Association (CCA) based in Vladivostok has widened the geography of operations to Murmansk, another important region for red king crab and snow crab fishery in Russia, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian Fishery Company keeps rights to MSC label / January 5, 2021 00:10, paid article
On December 30, 2020, the companies belonging to the Russian Fishery Company Group were restored to the list of entities eligible for MSC certificate, reports Megafishnet.com.
$56 million terminal to lure boats from Norway and Europe back to Murmansk / December 17, 2020 09:29, paid article
The Udarnik terminal, which is being implemented by Norebo Group of Companies, has been included in the forecast of socio-economic development of Murmansk Region for 2021-2023. The province’s authorities are backing the project because its launch is to shift maintenance of Russian fishing vessels and international sales of Russian fish products from the ports of Norway and Europe to Murmansk, reports Megafishnet.com.
Turkish yard delivers first supertrawler to Russia’s major pollock harvester / December 11, 2020 00:57, paid article
In early December Tersan Yard (Turkey) has delivered first supertrawler to its Russian customer with 10 more vessels of the series being built at the Admiralty Yards in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, reports Megafishnet.com.
Third seiner-trawler delivered to customer in the Russian Far East / December 6, 2020 20:17, paid article
In late November the Yantar shipyard based in Kaliningrad delivered the third RSW seiner-trawler to the customer in Kamchatka, reports Megafishnet.com.
Second crabber laid for Russia’s biggest crab quota holder / December 6, 2020 20:15, paid article
On December 1, 2020, the keel was laid for the second crabber of a series of seven boats ordered by the Russian Crab Company, reports Megafishnet.com.
McDonald's to source local seafood for new restaurants in the Russian Far East / December 6, 2020 00:36, paid article
DVRP LLC established recently by McDonald's Corporation has become a resident of the Free Port of Vladivostok to profit from tax and other benefits for the project of extending its restaurant network to the special area, reports Megafishnet.com.
Second factory trawler laid for Atlantrybflot / December 2, 2020 00:30, paid article
In late November the Vyborg shipyard based near St-Petersburg laid the keel of “Leonid Gorbenko” factory trawler, reports Megafishnet.com.
Massive newbuilding program for Magadan-based company in Turkey and Russia / December 1, 2020 10:00, paid article
Massive newbuilding program is underway for Pacific Fishery Company LLC with headquarters in Magadan while a land-based factory for Omega-3 products is also on the agenda, reports Megafishnet.com.
Newbuilding wet fish trawler to help boost fillet production / December 1, 2020 00:19, paid article
Murmanfishproducts" Ltd has signed a contract to build a 35-meter wet trawler for inshore fishery in the Barents Sea. The boat will help the fishermen to boost its onshore fillet production., reports Megafishnet.com.
Good business in Russia for Baader despite COVID-19 / November 30, 2020 14:38, paid article
In spite of COVID-19 Baader has secured and fulfilled a whole string of big orders for onshore and onboard fish factories in the Russian Far East and North Fisheries Basin as the Russians have been actively building plants and boats under extra fishing quotas versus investment obligations scheme, reports Megafishnet.com.
YANTAR Yard moves newbuilding trawler to open slipway / November 30, 2020 09:42, paid article
YANTAR shipyard based in Kaliningrad region has moved the main part of the hull of “Viktor Gavrilov” factory trawler from the slipway assembly shop to the open slipway, reports Megafishnet.com.
Leading processor announcing plans for big changes in production and distribution / November 29, 2020 09:44, paid article
TH BALTIC COAST, LLC, a leading processor head-quartered in St-Petersburg has announced it will be moving its main production facilities out of the city to its site in the surrounding province, reports Megafishnet.com.
Hearing of dispute of big pollock players postponed / November 27, 2020 10:05, paid article
The Russian fishery sector is following with keen interest the conflict between the Pollock Catchers Association (holder of MSC-certified list of vessels) and the Russian Fishery Company in the wake of the expulsion of RFC-linked fishing companies from the organization. As a result, the expelled companies are facing potential loss of MSC label and the dispute was moved to the Arbitration Court of Primorye province, reports Megafishnet.com.
Layout plan for $36 million Fish Market finalized in Vladivostok / November 25, 2020 10:00, paid article
In Vladivostok the authorities have approved the layout plan for the territory of the city’s Fish Market, according to the Agency for Fisheries of the Primorsky territory, reports Megafishnet.com.
Pilot phase of $40 million crab factory taking off in Murmansk / November 24, 2020 08:54, paid article
A pilot stage of onshore crab processing operation has been launched in Murmansk to be upgrade to a larger capacity later, reports Megafishnet.com.
Onshore plants worth $26 million nearing completion / November 24, 2020 08:53, paid article
Investors have injected more than RUR2 billion in the creation of factories in Kondopoga of Karelia (Russia's province in the Northwest) and now they are being commissioned, reports Megafishnet.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.