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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 ...
The NE Sakhalin Island pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) fishery on Russia's east coast has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification after independent auditor MRAG determined the fishery meets the MSC standard as a sustainable and well-managed fishery. The pink salmon harvested from this fishery may now display the blue MSC ecolabel.
In May 2012 the Russian harvest in the Atlantic Ocean amounted to 80,100 MT, 34,700 MT down on the previous month 2012. The contribution of Kaliningrad-based vessels also declined from 20% to 17%, reports www.megafishnet.com.
At a recent meeting in the offices of Russia's Federal Fisheries Agency main incentives for fishing fleet renewal have been outlined, Russia's fishery head Andrey Krainy told a press-conference
Murmansk-based fishing company OOO Persey (ltd) and Saint Petersburg shipbuilders OAO Pella (plc) have launched a joint project for construction of a series of high-tech longliners for sustainable bottomfish operations in the Barents Sea, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
Senegal's new government has revoked the licenses of 29 foreign fishing trawlers and demanded that they land their catches in the capital Dakar before leaving the country's waters. The ban first of all has touched Russian vessels, namely 10 trawlers owned by Murmansk Trawl Fleet who used to harvest ca.*** MT of Senegal fish during the season which accounted for **% of the total harvest of local fishermen, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
In April 2012 the fishery activity continued developing and, according to estimated figures, through the month the Russian harvest in the Atlantic Ocean amounted to *** MT, *** MT up on March 2012. The contribution of Kaliningrad-based vessels amounted to ca.**%, reports www.megafishnet.com.
In March 2012 the fishery activity continued developing and, according to estimated figures, through the month the Russian harvest in the Atlantic Ocean amounted to 118,400 MT, 8,900 MT up on February 2012. The contribution of Kaliningrad-based vessels amounted to ca.20%, reports www.megafishnet.com.
In 2011 Russia's Federal Fisheries Agency acting under the provisions of the Federal Law on Fishery has revoked 287 contracts with holders of capture quota shares, of which 226 were revoked on a voluntary basis and 61 under court decision, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/