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Leading foreign experts will speak at Global Fishery Forum
June 8, 2021 08:15

The leading speakers from foreign experts and representatives of international organizations confirmed their participation in the business program of the Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo Russia 2021.

Direct seafood exports to China plummeting in 2021
June 7, 2021 10:00

Direct Russian seafood exports to China have been plummeting in 2021, reports


FAF eventually succeeds in selling last lot of deep-sea crab quota shares
June 2, 2021 09:03

Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) has eventually succeeded in selling the last lot of deep-sea crab quota shares at a seventh investment-linked auction taking place on May 31st with the previous six attempts ending in failure for lack of bidders, reports


Russia’s consumer protection body to help update seafood arsenic content requirements
June 1, 2021 09:56

Russia’s consumer protection body Rospotrebnadzor has joined the working group to help update the requirements for the content of arsenic in fish products, the current obsolete rates preventing an increase in consumption of a number of valuable species, reports


Russia’s vet watchdog briefing exporters on China's new requirements
May 26, 2021 14:01

From 1st January 2022, the Russian seafood producers will be subject to new requirements of the General Customs Administration of the People's Republic of China on the import of food products, fish and seafood inclusive, reports


Russian companies paying $36.5 million at quota auction for Faroese herring shares
May 17, 2021 10:18

On 12 May 2021 Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) held an auction for the sale of rights to catch Atlanto-scandian herring in the Faroese fishing zone, reports


Russian Railways shipping more seafood from Vladivostok-led Primorye province
May 17, 2021 09:25

In January-April 2021, over 189.1 thousand tons of fish products were sent by rail from Primorye province (Capital Vladivostok) displaying a rise by 13.5% compared to the same period last year, reports


Russia continues to increase exports of fish and fish products to Africa
May 16, 2021 14:13

Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor (FSVPS) has recorded a significant increase in the Russian exports of fish and marine products to African countries in 2021, reports

The transition to direct weighing of catches is fraught with many problems in Russia
May 14, 2021 14:23

For quite a long time Russian fishing society discusses transfer from calculating catch weight to actually weighing the catch.  Stakeholders do have different opinions about feasibility of the change and problems arising with it.  Just recently Fishing Fleet Shipowners Association (FFSA) has proposed to the Ministry of Agriculture to oblige fishermen to weigh the fish immediately after the catch, once again studied the possible consequences of such a decision, relying on the opinions of foreign and Russian experts, who preferred to remain anonymous.

Russia and Korea to expand cooperation in fisheries
May 11, 2021 17:26

At the 30th session of the Russian-Korean Commission on Fisheries the sides have reviewed the cooperation in fisheries and discussed proposals for expansion, reports

FAF released sector’s final results for 2020 and set tasks for 2021
May 6, 2021 17:13

At a recent conference Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery released final results for performance of the fishery sector in 2020 and set tasks for 2021, reports

Capacity of "Kraskino" checkpoint on border with China will triple
May 6, 2021 00:49

The reconstruction of the Kraskino checkpoint on the border with the People's Republic of China is going at full swing, reports


FAF and shipbuilders working to minimize newbuilding delays at USC yards
May 4, 2021 00:40

Russia’s Agency for Fishery (FAF) and the Board of Directors of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) have agreed that USC will implement stricter controls to avoid any further deadline delays for the completion of 20 vessels now under construction at the yards of the Group for fishing companies based in the Russian Northwest and Far East, reports


Independent processors voicing support for government’s strategy for fish sector
May 3, 2021 14:05

The Fish Union, amalgamating mostly fish processors and importers, has voiced support for the main strategic tasks made public by Russia’s fishery head Ilya Shestakov at a recent meeting with representatives of the industry, reports


Lower House approved the use of forest plots in conjunction with fishery operations
April 29, 2021 00:59

Russia’s State Duma has completed the final reading of the government bill (No. 1064136-7), which makes it possible to use forest areas in conjunction with fishing operations, reports


FAF inviting companies to apply for rights to conduct Antarctic krill fishery
April 23, 2021 14:31

Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery (FAF) is compiling a list of companies intending to fish for Antarctic krill in order to assign the rights to conduct the fishery in the convention area and the open part of the World Ocean in the Antarctic part of the Atlantic, reports


Russia’s Arctic Zone plan to include fisheries and aquaculture
April 22, 2021 00:29

The Government has approved a unified action plan for the implementation of the Fundamentals of the State Policy of the Russian Federation in the Arctic and the Strategy for the Development of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation, reports


Koreans to invest $155 million into new port in Russian Far East
April 19, 2021 14:18

Investors from the Republic of Korea will invest 11.8 billion rubles in the construction of the Podyapolsky seaport in the Shkotovsky district of Primorsky Krai, the facility to be located some 60 km from Nakhodka to handle fish and mixed cargoes, reports

Newbuild trawlers lessons learned
April 14, 2021 08:47

The Sea of Okhotsk pollock fishing season is over.  It is very important for the Far Eastern fishermen, and this year it was remarkable because of participation of newbuilt ships.  The trawlers have gone through a lot of childhood illnesses, which was expected.  We, at, understand that all the problems will be cured, and the experience gained will be used in the construction of the next ships.

Big Russian stand to highlight processed fish at Seafood Expo Global
April 8, 2021 01:00

Dozens of Russian firms are going to exhibit at Seafood Expo Global in Barcelona in September later this year with the display focus of the national stand moving from raw to processed fish, reports


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