HB Grandi: blue whiting goes quiet / May 23, 2019 09:02
‘The blue whiting fishery is very quiet now. It’s not as if this is a surprise, although there had been hopes that the good fishing would continue for a while,’ said Víkingur’s skipper Albert Sveinsson.
Russian Fishery Company to focus pacific herring sales towards africa / May 23, 2019 08:58
Russian Fishery Company, one of the leading producers of Pollock & Pacific Herring, is directing attention for Pacific Herring sales to Nigeria and other parts of Africa.
Salekhard fish processing plant expanding production capacity / April 25, 2019 16:42
Salekhard plant in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District is going to expand production capacity by 2020. The project will enable it to process from 4.5 to 6 thousand metric tons of fish per year.
Vladivostok Sea Fishing Port making new record / April 25, 2019 16:41
In 2018 the Vladivostok Sea Fishing Port (Vladmorrybport for short from Russian) hit record handling turnover of over 4.5 million tons of cargoes, 14% up on 2017.
Products under the Russian Fishery Company retail brand went on sale / April 25, 2019 11:13
Fish products under the retail brand of “Russian Fishery Company” - Nordeco. Fillets and mince, as well as fish sticks from RFC’s Alaska Pollock are available in the retail chain "Caviar and fish" (St. Petersburg) and SAMBERI (Primorsky Krai).
The applications of the Russian Fishery Company for the construction of vessels and onshore plant under the state investment quota program approved / April 25, 2019 10:44
The Interdepartmental Commission of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and the Federal Agency for Fisheries approved for participation in the auction of the Russian Fishery Company application for the construction of four vessels and a coastal plant in the Northern Fishery Basin. The decision to hold an auction was made due to a high number of bids, exceeding the amount of quotas allocated under the state program.
New seafood snacks producer launched in Primorye / April 18, 2019 15:51
Far Eastern Fish Processing Company Ltd (DVRK for short from Russian) commissioned a seafood snack plant capable of producing up to 8 metric tons of dried flounder, pollock, smelt and squid per month.
Russian supertrawler’s factory will come from Iceland / April 11, 2019 14:46
Icelandic companies Skaginn 3X and Frost have struck an agreement to supply a processing and refrigeration package to a supertrawler being built by the Yantar Shipyard to the VI Lenin Collective Farm (RK Lenina) in the Russian Far East.
Murmansk stevedores raising double profit in 2018 / April 11, 2019 14:43
In 2018 Murmansk Marine Fish Port generated double profit year-on-year. The stevedore company’s EBITDA amounted to 60.42 million RUR or 61.32 million RUR more than in 2017, reports www.megafishnet.com.
New tin manufacturer near Vladivostok will become Russia’s pioneer in production of laminated tin for seafood / April 11, 2019 14:41
Resident of the Free port of Vladivostok (a port zone under a special custom and taxation system, with a particular jurisdiction regarding investments) Vostochnyi Bereg Ltd will start manufacturing laminated tins for seafood on its current premises in Nakhodka.
Exotic drink from jellyfish and lemon developed by Russian biotechnologists / April 4, 2019 16:49
Scientists from the Far East Federal University have worked out a powder mixture from jellyfish and lemon to prepare a healthy drink with exotic flavour.
Indian resident of Russia expanding seafood business in UK / March 21, 2019 16:45
UK-based company Bhagat Holdings belonging to Mr Keshav Bhagat from Kaliningrad, Russia, has purchased a suspended fish processing factory in Annan, Scotland, and is going to reopen it in autumn 2019.
Fishing and processing combine boosting its production capacity soon / March 21, 2019 16:43
Dobroflot fishing and processing company based in Vladivostok-led Primorye will commission a new processing facility later this year.
Russian Fishery Company announced the retail sales of premium Alaska pollock products / March 21, 2019 10:06
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) announced the retail sales of premium quality Alaska Pollock products in the “ready to cook” category. Produced in cooperation with the Agama Group products will arrive on the shelves of Russian retail chains in April this year under the combined brand “Agama-Nordeco” (Nordeco is RFC’s retail brand).
New Alaska pollock processing plant to be ready in Primorye ahead of schedule / March 15, 2019 09:20
Vladivostok-based Russian Fishery Company is building a new fish processing plant Russian pollock. According to the schedule, the plant is to be commissioned in 2020, though the company says they are running ahead of schedule.
Russian combine boosting range of ready-to-eat products from Pacific sardine / March 11, 2019 08:36
Vladivostok-based fishing and processing combine Antey is boosting production of ready-to-eat items from Pacific sardine (iwashi) Sardinops melanostictus on its Moscow factory, reports www.megafishnet.com (welcome to our new marketplace www.impexglobal.ru).
Vladivostok fish port to build state-of-the-art coldstore / February 8, 2019 13:14
Vladmorrybport OAO (plc), a marine fish port in Vladivostok, Russia, has started construction of a new coldstore complex with up to 40,000-tonnes capacity, according to the company.
Leading Faroese producer of salmon boosting shipments to Russia / January 28, 2019 14:28
Leading Faroese salmon producer Bakkafrost has increased its sales of frozen salmon and trout to Russia, according to the customs records of the country.
Russian importers nearly double purchases of salmon from AUSTRALIS MAR SA / January 28, 2019 10:55
The Chilean-based firm AUSTRALIS MAR SA, part of Australis Seafoods S.A, has nearly doubled its sales of frozen salmon and trout to Russia, according to the customs records of the country.
Saint Petersburg-based Northern Shipyard to build four more factory trawlers for NOREBO Group / January 25, 2019 14:46
Northern Shipyard (Severnaya Verf) from Saint Petersburg and one of the nation’s largest fishing companies NOREBO have agreed to build four more factory trawlers under the project No.1707001. Thus, the series of trawlers to be built for NOREBO has gone up to 10 vessels.
Renewed onboard menu of Rossiya Airlines featuring octopus, crabs and caviar / January 25, 2019 14:18
Rossiya Airlines has completely renewed the menu for Business and Economy classes on long-haul flights.The new menu takes into account tastes and preferences of Far Eastern passengers, and products are mostly local, according to the airline’s release.
Vyborg shipyard launching KMT01 “Barents Sea” trawler-processor for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet / December 20, 2018 09:40
As per early December Vyborg Shipyard has launched “Barents Sea” trawler-processor for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet, design KMT01, according to the yard.
Construction of $23 million fish plant starting in Primorye Territory / December 20, 2018 09:40
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) has completed the preparatory phase to enable start of construction of a state-of-the-art “Russian Pollock” processing factory in the Nadezhdinskaya Advanced Development Territory, according to RFC’s mid-December release.
Icelandic producer to assemble fish processing equipment near Saint Petersburg / December 17, 2018 09:53
An Icelandic manufacturer of fish processing and freezing equipment for small fishing boats is scrutinizing localization of machinery assembly in Leningrad Oblast surrounding Saint Petersburg, according to CEO of Leningrad Oblast Centre for Industry Development Andrey Pivinskiy.
Russia’s leading APO harvester hires western top manager to develop new products and markets / December 10, 2018 09:03
The giant Russian Fishery Company (RFC) with fishing quotas over 320 thousand MT approved an appointment of Soren Dalsager as a Company’s Chief Commercial Officer in order to create a high performing global sales and marketing team, expand the customer base, develop new markets and sales channels, and increase the overall profitability of the growing product portfolio, according to RFC statement as per late November.
Biobank boosts culture of eco-clean sea cucumbers, scallops and grey urchins in the Russian Far East / November 23, 2018 09:45
The introduction of millions of juvenile trepang in the Gulf of Vladimir by OOO Biobank of Primorye in the last six years has led to large abundance of the valuable sea cucumber with the first tonne of the product harvested and sent for processing.
Magadan-based Pacific Fishery Company to build multi-purpose crabber / November 20, 2018 16:48
Dalian-based shipyard (China) has laid down the keel of a new fishing vessel Atka for Pacific Fishery Company (Tikhrybkom) with main office in Magadan, according to VARPE (Association of Russian Fishermen, Processors and Exporters).
USD 90 million fish plant nearing completion at Shikotan in the Russian Far East / November 20, 2018 16:47
A state-of-the art fish processing complex with the designed daily capacity of 1000 tonnes of raw material is nearing completion at the Island of Shikotan in the Russian Far East.
EUR10.3mln fish plant in Murmansk will feature X-ray and water-jet cutting technology / November 20, 2018 08:54
Russia’s Murman Seafood Company, which is building a fish factory in Kola near Murmansk, has signed a EUR10.3mln contract for delivery of groundfish processing plant based on X-ray and water-jet cutting technology, according to the company.
HB Grandi to buy Ögurvík / September 12, 2018 12:44
HB Grandi hf has agreed to buy the entire shareholding in fishing company Ögurvík ehf from Brim hf. The purchase price is around ISK12.30 billion (€95 million) and a correction is expected to be applied to this once the results of the company’s financial performance to 31st August 2018 is available, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to the company.