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All four of HB Grandi’s freezer trawlers, after starting fishing on the 10th of May, managed to finish their redfish quotas before the Seamen’s Day weekend. This year’s quota was small at 2600 tonnes, or 650 tonnes per trawler
All three of HB Grandi’s pelagic vessels called at Vopnafjördur this weekend after their first trip deep south of the Faroes. Faxi RE landed late on Friday night, docking with 1500 tonnes of blue whiting on board,while Lundey NS followed on Sunday with 1600 tonnes and finally Ingunn AK arrived late on Sunday night with 2000 tonnes in its tanks. This totals 5000 tonnes of blue whiting landed at Vopnafjördur this last weekend
Three of HB Grandi’s pelagic vessels, Ingunn AK, Lundey NS and Faxi RE are now searching for blue whiting on fishing grounds south of the Faroe Islands. Ingunn and Lundey have already been there for two days, while Faxi has just arrived on the fishing grounds. So far they have not been successful finding any blue whiting
Purse seiner Víkingur AK is now fishing on capelin off Hornafjördur, and this follows the decision to increase the capelin quota for this season when it looked as if the additional catching capacity would be needed, according to HB Grandi...
Russia is not exploiting considerable fish stocks in its Southern Fisheries because of lacking infrastructure and facilities
In August 2012 the Russian harvest in the Atlantic Ocean amounted to 88,000 MT, 25,900 MT down on the previous month 2012. The contribution of Kaliningrad-based vessels amounted to ca.30%.
Russia's Federal Fisheries Agency has released fresh figures on wild salmon catch in the Russian Far East as per 20 August current
As per 17 August cod and pollock have been recorded as the main drivers of the national catch on the growth side while wild salmon fishes of the Russian Far East have heavily contributed in the opposite direction causing an overall decrease on the last year
The Russian catch in January -July 2012 declined by about 66000 tonnes though some main species like pollock in the Russian Far East displayed an increase
In July 2012 the Russian harvest in the Atlantic Ocean amounted to 113,900 MT, 27,200 MT up on the previous month 2012. The contribution of Kaliningrad-based vessels amounted to 28%. The bottom trawl fishery in the Barents Sea was conducted by up to 88 Murmansk-based trawlers, including up to 25 small inshore boats
In July 2012 the Russian harvest in the Atlantic Ocean amounted to *** MT, 27,200 MT up on the previous month of 2012. The contribution of Kaliningrad-based vessels amounted to **%.
As per mid-August Kamchatka has nearly closed the salmon season with relatively optimistic results but taking into account the last year results and the projections for fishery in Sakhalin the picture is certainly not so bright
In the last few years Kamchatka-based fishery businesses have invested more than USD100 million into land-based processing of wild salmon and other species harvested in the area
As per 20 July (latest available figures) the Salmon catch in the Russian Far East has increased by 61% on the same period of the basis even year of 2010. However the result is not as impressive if comparison is made with the bumper year of 2011. The inventory from the last season is another factor in the play
As per mid-July the catch in the Russian Far East Fisheries Basin has developed a lag on the same period last year
Draft amendments to Russia's Fishery Law and related amendments to Continental Shelf Law and Exclusive Economic Zone Law have been published recently for consultation with the nation's fishery industry
In June 2012 the Russian harvest in the Atlantic Ocean amounted to ** MT, ** MT up on the previous month 2012. The contribution of Kaliningrad-based vessels amounted to ca.**%, reports www.megafishnet.com.
Full production is planned HB Grandi's Reykjavik and Akranes this summer with students on the payroll to cover the regular staff's holidays. At Vopnafjordur there has been a break in production since the end of the capelin season on the 4th of March, and staff have recently been on their summer break. With herring and mackerel fishing set to start at the end of this month, production should be under way again at the beginning of next month ...