Icelandic fresher doing well on saithe / March 11, 2021 20:54
Fresher trawler Helga Maria was due to dock in Reykjavík at midday yesterday. According to skipper Friðleifur Einarsson, they have been fishing mainly south of the Reykjanes peninsula this trip, which turned out to be all about steering clear of the species they aren’t supposed to be catching, reports Brim.
Keel laid for the third crabber of Russian Crab Company’s New fleet / February 4, 2021 16:00
On February 2nd, 2021, keel-laying Ceremony of the third crab harvesting vessel CCa 5712LS (building number 503) ordered by Russian Crab Company under the investment quotas program took place at the Onega shipyard in Petrozavodsk (Republic of Karelia in the Northwest Russia). The series includes seven vessels for catching and transporting live crab, reports Megafishnet.com.
Steel cutting underway for the first crabber processor of Russian Crab Company Group / February 2, 2021 14:45
On January 29 2021, due to commitment to purchase investment quotas, the Oka Shipyard started steel cutting for the crab-processing vessel of Russian Crab’ new fleet. Vessel 5712Р will be the first in a series of three processors, which will be constructed for the Russian Crab within three years. The first crab-processing vessel is slated to put into operation in 2023, reports Megafishnet.com.
Pacific fishery Company to take delivery of new crabber-processor / January 31, 2021 23:22
Magadan-based Pacific Fishery Company (Tikhrybcom) is going to take delivery and put to sea trials its new ATKA crabber-processor. The ship has been built in Dalian, China, but kept in this port from sailing to Russia due to COVID-19 red tape, reports Megafishnet.com.
RFC launched Fleet Management Digital Center / January 29, 2021 21:15
The Russian Fishery Company (RFC) has launched Fleet Management Digital Center, reports Megafishnet.com.
Vladivostok Fish Port struggling with growing fish landings / January 29, 2021 00:48
As the exports to China have run into COBID-19 restrictions, the fish landings in Vladivostok have naturally increased taking the port’s cold storage facilities to the brink of the capacity, reports Megafishnet.com.
Skyrocketing year for Russian Crab Group / January 24, 2021 23:45
The Russian Crab Group (the largest crab harvester in the Russian Far East and one of the leading ones in Russia) has published impressive results for 2020 both in terms of catch and market development, reports Megafishnet.com.
RFC Group stakes on fillets and surimi in export markets development / January 23, 2021 20:53
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.
Metal cutting for the fifth Russian Fishery Company supertrawler started / January 19, 2021 15:27
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.
Catch of RFC Group hitting 323 000 metric tons in 2020 / January 15, 2021 00:56
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.