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Antimonopoly Service seeks transfer of quota allocation to auction mode
October 5, 2021 17:24

The Federal Antimonopoly Service seeks transfer of quota allocation to auction sale, but only after the termination of the current contracts. At the same time, already operating enterprises should get a certain advantage at the auction, reports

Government ready to submit resource fees bill to Lower House
October 5, 2021 17:12

The government of Russia approved amendments to the Tax Code on levies for exploitation of particular aquatic biological resources and decided to submit the draft to the State Duma, reports

Government to help modernize wholesale food markets
October 1, 2021 17:29

The government of Russia is going to form an integral system of wholesale food markets, rendering the entire range of services for acceptance, packaging and sale of products. The concept of this sector’s development was approved by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin by the order No.2689-r dated September 27, reports

FAF to auction large number of quota shares for fishery in Russian Far East
October 1, 2021 16:45

Rosrybolovstvo (Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries or FAF) will hold a three-day auction in November to sell quota shares for capture of various fish species in the nation’s Far East, reports

FAF to auction Pacific salmon quotas
October 1, 2021 15:53

Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries (FAF) will auction shares of Pacific salmon quotas in the nation’s Far East on November 29-30 and December 7-9 later this year, reports

Antimonopoly Service loses case of alleged illegal quota transfer
September 28, 2021 17:19

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has lost the case of allegedly illegal transfer of quota shares for pollock capture in the Sea of Okhotsk as a result of reorganization of companies - from Ayrup LLC to Salyut LLC and later to Poronai LLC. The production output under these quotas in 2021 amounted to 10.88 thousand metric tons, reports

Russia’s vet watchdog cracks down on fake transit operations
September 28, 2021 16:29

Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has disclosed a false transit scheme for fish supplies from a Belarusian company. As of September 23 current, import from this company is prohibited, reports

Russia’s per capita fish consumption fueled by good catch and surging aquaculture
September 28, 2021 16:01

In 2020 fish consumption in Russia amounted to 22.2 kilos per capita versus 22kg in 2019. And consumption tends to grow, reports

Fourth supertrawler floated by Admiralty Shipyards for Russian Fishery Company
September 27, 2021 16:46

On September 24, the Admiralty Shipyards shipbuilding enterprise in St. Petersburg launched a large freez trawler "Kapitan Martynov", which is being built under the government program of investment quotas, reports

MSC certification of pink shrimp fishery will not harm Russian shrimp market
September 27, 2021 15:14

In early September, the Fishing Industry Union of the North (FIUN) gained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for the northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis) in the Barents Sea. The certificate was presented to fishermen at the Seafood Expo Russia exhibition by representatives of the UCSL auditing company, which performed the fishery’s assessment, reportS

Bleak outlook for container logistic services in 2022
September 24, 2021 16:50

Container logistics sector will continue suffering from post-pandemic challenges in 2022, and experts say that the situation can go easier with long-term planning also covering fish cargoes, reports

East Kamchatka pollock trawl fishery completes MSC certification
September 23, 2021 15:57

Pollock Catchers Association (PCA) has successfully completed the MSC certification of the East Kamchatka Alaska (Walleye) pollock mid-water trawl fishery in the North Kuril zone and the Petropavlovsk-Commander subzone. This expands the possibilities of producing pollock products with value added, reports

First dedicated fish market in Vladivostok to cost $ 37 million
September 16, 2021 00:55

The first specialized fish market in Vladivostok should start operating in 2024, according to the governor of the Primorsky Territory (Capital Vladivostok) Oleg Kozhemyako.

$700 million worth project to boost fish logistics for Russian Far East and Arctic
September 8, 2021 00:55

State Development Corporation " VEB.RF", JSC "Corporation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic" and " Management Company of the Corporation Fish LLC (Fish.RF) have signed an agreement on the implementation of an investment project for the integrated development of fish logistics in Russia in the Far East and the Arctic< reports

New Sakhalin’s hub to handle one million tons of seafood
September 6, 2021 00:39

New hub is to be built in the Port of Korsakov (Sakhalin) to win a large share of logistic services market the Russian fishing vessels have been creating in harbors of the neighboring countries, reports 

Russia to auction quota shares in areas under international agreements
August 29, 2021 14:02

On October 5, 2021, the Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) will hold an auction to distribute the shares of quotas for the harvesting of aquatic biological resources provided to the Russian Federation in the areas of international agreements in the field of fisheries, reports

Ambitious project to boost Russian krill catch to 600 thousand MT and beyond
August 24, 2021 09:16

The government-owned JSC Center for Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Technology is preparing an ambitious project named "Krill-expedition" which could push the Russian krill catch up to 600KT and beyond. To meet the goal, it is planned to use state support schemes, reports

Russian Customs to set up intelligent checkpoints
August 23, 2021 00:20

The head of the Federal Customs Service (FCS), Vladimir Bulavin, announced plans to introduce a digital platform that will be used by all regulatory authorities at checkpoints, reports

Subsidies for pollock shipments to help boost supply on Russian market
August 22, 2021 00:05

The introduction of subsidized railway charges for pollock shipments to the central regions from the Russian Far East was discussed at a meeting held by the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) Ilya Shestakov in a videoconference mode, reports

Supplies of live sea urchins are more active and at higher prices
August 19, 2021 09:35

The activity of imports of live sea urchins to Japan in June turned out to be higher than last year, reports.

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