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Russia’s Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed an order allocating over 37 billion rubles to subsidize a special program of preferential loans for imports of products important for the national economy, reports Megafishnet.com.
According to the industry monitoring system, the total catch of aquatic biological resources by all Russian fishermen as of February 28, 2022 amounted to 768.5 thousand metric tons or 16.7 thousand MT or 2.2% up year-on-year.
The Fishery Shipowners Association (FSA) confirmed the compliance of the Pollock fishery with the standards of sustainable fishing MSC (Marine Stewardship Council, Marine Stewardship Council). The certificate was issued by the international organization LRQA, one of the world's leading providers of services in the field of independent audit and certification.
Сold storage сompany AJ Total Vietnam invests in building two automated coldstores. A coldstore for 31,000 pallets in Long Hau industrial park, Long An, was put into operation in January 7/2021 and one more facility for 23,000 pallets at City Connect, Hung Yen will be operational in January 5/2022.
Russi’s Ministry of Agriculture has finalized the draft law on the second stage of the investment quota programme and auctions of capture quotas with investment obligations. The amendments provide for the expansion of the list of commercial species for investment quotas to be auctioned and allocate additional volumes for investment quotas in the nation’s Far East.
The Center for the Monitoring System of Fisheries and Communications and Gazprom Space Systems have successfully completed tests of a satellite communication system based on domestic satellites of the Yamal series onboard fishing vessels, reports Megafishnet.com.
The government of Russia has defined plans for digital transformation in agriculture and fisheries sectors. One of the planned goals is to provide electronic scales and cameras onboard fishing vessels for transmitting information in real mode, reports Megafishnet.com.
In 2020 Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor made a further step to encourage export of the nation’s products – launched the eCert component of the "VETis" information system, designed for veterinary certification of supervised goods sent to foreign countries, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has making great efforts to restore the nation’s seafood exports to the previous level. In particular, they have completed re-registration of Russian fish producers and carriers. Now the list of Russian companies approved for export to China includes 1089 entities, reports Megafishnet.com.
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New multifunctional production and warehouse complex for processing of agricultural products will be launched in Voskresensk, Moscow region, in 2023. This will create about 400 new jobs in the region, reports Megafishnet.com.
Currently, the salmon catch in the Far East amounted to about 538 thousand tons, exceeding the indicators of 2020 by 20%. This is the third result in the history of Russian fishing, reports Megafishnet.com.
Turkey's Tersan shipyard has raised the Russian flag onboard the new pelagic supertrawler Georgiy Meshcheryakov built for Kamchatka-based Okeanrybflot and the vessel has been handed over to the owner, reports Megafishnet.com.
Lack of government support of the fish processing development in the B2C sector discourage Russian producers from introducing new product forms – convenient and ready-to-eat products enjoying good demand from the consumer, reports Megafishnet.com.
At a recent video conference the Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor and the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service of Chile (Sernapesca) have agreed to launch experimental use of electronic veterinary certificates for the supply of salmon fish and mussels from Chile to the Russian Federation, reports Megafishnet.com.
On October 22, 2021, the second trawler of a series of three vessels for Kamchatka fishermen was laid in Rybinsk (Yaroslavl region), ca.270km from Moscow north-eastwards, reports Megafishnet.com.
At the Northern Shipyard based in Saint Petersburg the head processor trawler of the project 170701 "Captain Sokolov" is being outfitted now, reports Megafishnet.com.
Saint-Petersburg-based BSK-fish company LLC chartered Sevmorput, a Russian nuclear-powered cargo ship, to open a regular sea route from Kamchatka to the northern capital, reports Megafishnet.com.
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 Megafishnet.com.
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 Megafishnet.com.