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Convenience meat and fish production to be launched near Moscow in 2023
November 30, 2021 16:02

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

Pacific salmon in good supply in Russia
November 24, 2021 08:52

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

Another super trawler built in Turkey handed over to Kamchatka customer
November 8, 2021 16:03

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

Russia lagging behind with convenient and ready-to-eat seafood products
November 3, 2021 16:09

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

Russia and Chile agreed on trial switch to electronic veterinary certification
November 2, 2021 17:09

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

Another trawler for Kamchatka fishermen laid in Central Russia
November 1, 2021 16:31

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

Fitting-out of lead processor trawler at full swing
November 1, 2021 15:59

At the Northern Shipyard based in Saint Petersburg the head processor trawler of the project 170701 "Captain Sokolov" is being outfitted now, reports

New regular sea line to bring Pacific fish to Saint Petersburg via Northern Sea Route
October 28, 2021 17:07

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

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

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