News - fishery and processing
In August, the Russian fishing vessels harvested 128.3 thousand tons of aquatic biological resources in the Atlantic Ocean and in the South Pacific, which is 4.6 thousand tons more than caught in July, reports Megafishnet.com.
The second trawler of the KMT01 project "Norwegian Sea" (was laid down on January 29, 2018), under construction at the Vyborg Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) is more than 98% ready for delivery, reports Megafishnet.com.
By August 24, 2021, the Russian fishermen harvested more than 3.42 million metric tons of fish and seafood to display an increase of 0.1% compared to the same period of 2020, reports Megafishnet.com.
Specialists of VNIRO Pacific branch (TINRO-Centre) have prepared seasonal forecast “Feeding herring-2021”. The document was created on the basis of data from many years of resource research of the Far Eastern branches, analysis of field and other statistics, Megafishnet.com reports.
The Far East is actively fishing for Pacific salmon: 453 thousand tons were harvested by August 17, which is 14% more than the cyclical 2019 level and more than double the 2020 indicator (99% of the forecasted catch). The development of fishing and the supply of fish products to the shore was discussed at a meeting of the headquarters for organizing salmon fishing, which was chaired by the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery Ilya Shestakov via videoconference with the regions of the Far East.
Russian fishermen are catching iwashi sardine in South Kuril zone, and earlier this year - in EEZ of Japan, Megafishnet.com reports.
The newbuilding crabber Okhotsk, the first being built in the Russian Far East (builder the Eastern Shipyard in Vladivostok) made two trips on July 30 and 31 for factory sea trials, reports Megafishnet.com.
During July, the catch of the Russian fishing fleet amounted to 123.7 thousand metric tons in the Atlantic Ocean and the South Pacific to display an increase of 17.8 thousand tons compared to June. It should be also noted that since the start of the year to July the cod catch has considerably increased, reports Megafishnet.com.
At the Admiralty shipyards (St. Petersburg) a ceremony of launching the third vessel "Mechanic Sizov '' of the supertrawler series for the Russian Fishery Company (RFC) took place. The ceremony was attended by President Putin, who briefly watched the launching of the vessel from his boat. Vladimir Putin visited St-Petersburg mainly to take part in the naval parade dedicated to the 325-year anniversary of the Russian Navy while watching the launch of the supertrawler was an event to highlight the growing contribution of the naval yards to civilian shipbuilding, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation is preparing to list snow crab opilio of the Kara Sea, the Barents Sea northern shrimp and the pike perch of the Rybinsk reservoir as species to be managed by TAC, reports Megafishnet.com.
Scientists of VNIRO (the All-Russian Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography) have prepared a forecast "Saury, sardine, mackerel -2021" for the pelagic season in the Russian Far East, reports Megafishnet.com.
Far Eastern fishermen have off-season of a kind this month, reports Megafishnet.com.
Shipbuilding for Russian fishing fleet became quite active just about three years ago, and by today a few ships have been handed over to customers, calmly surfing waters and performing the tasks assigned to them in terms of catch. However, there are still many trawlers, seiners, longliners, and crabbers on the slipways, near the quay walls, completing construction or awaiting trials. Megafishnet will look at what shipyards they are being built and what happens to them based on a report prepared by Korabel.ru and own expertise.
The total catch by the Russian fleet in the fishing areas of the Atlantic Ocean and in the South Pacific Ocean in June amounted to 105.9 thousand metric tons, which is merely 0.7 thousand tons less than the catch in May. However, the progress of the catch in particular areas like the Barents Sea (cod, for example) displayed dynamic changes, reports Megafishnet.com.
Due to difficult meteorological and ice conditions, fishing in the Far Eastern seas is carried out with some shift relative to the usual schedule, reports Megafishnet.
During the fifth month of 2021 Russian fleets operating in the Atlantic Ocean harvested 106,600 tonnes of fish, 5,300 tonnes down on April 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
In May 2021 Russian fleets continued targeting herring, Northern blue whiting and black halibut in the Norwegian Sea, reports Megafishnet.com.
In May 2021 Russian trawlers were targeting various species at East and West Greenland, NAFO regulatory area and in the Mauritanian EEZ, as well as in South Pacific area, reports Megafishnet.com.
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.
On June 1, the Pacific salmon fishery took off in the Russian Far East. The targeted species will mostly include pink salmon, chum salmon, sockeye and coho as well as less important quantities of chinook and sima, reports Megafishnet.com.