Brim: Herring season starts well / October 3, 2019 10:14
Pelagic vessel Venus was expected to dock in Vopnafjörður Yesterday afternoon with 1260 tonnes on board. The herring catch was taken in four hauls over 24 hours in the Héráðsflói Deep, which is around five hours’ steaming from Vopnafjörður.
Brim: Mackerel moving fast, but no clear migration pattern / September 5, 2019 09:39
‘The mackerel are moving fast but they don’t seem to have decided where they want to go. We have seen them shifting quickly eastwards for one or two days, then they turn around and start swimming back west again, or northwards.'
Pacific salmon season in Russia’s Far East running ahead of 2017 / August 29, 2019 12:35
As per 27 August 2019 total catches of Pacific salmons in the Russian Far East reached 420 thousand metric tons, 46% up on the respective result of 2017.
Nearly 3mln MT harvested by Russian fleets in January-July 2019 / August 1, 2019 16:37
Through the first seven months of the year 2019 the Russian fishermen harvested 2.96 million metric tons, by 3.5% more than last year.
Progressing of the Pacific salmon fishery in the Russian Far East / July 25, 2019 10:27
As per July 23, 2019 the total catch of Pacific salmons amounted to 152.5 thousand metric tons exceeding the respective result of the previous odd year by 55% or 54.6 thousand tonnes.
HB Grandi: Mackerel season starts better than last year / July 19, 2019 09:24
Víkingur is expected in Vopnafjörður today with around 790 tonnes of mackerel on board. This is their second trip, and Venus has also landed twice in Vopnafjörður, so there is full mackerel production at HB Grandi’s pelagic factory.
Russia’s fishery officials giving greenlight for muksun whitefish fishery in Yamal / July 11, 2019 14:09
The Federal Agency for Fishery (Rosrybolovstvo) has for the first time allowed Yamal fishermen to harvest whitefish Coregonus muksun for aquaculture purposes, reports www.megafishnet.com.
Crab catches in Kamchatka / July 11, 2019 14:08
The crab catch in Kamchatka has totaled 9,910 metric tons since the beginning of the year as per 10 July 2019, 102 tonnes down year-on-year, reports www.megafishnet.com.
Salmon fishery update for early July / July 11, 2019 14:07
In the first half of July 2019 the salmon fishery was progressing in the Russian Far East, reports www.megafishnet.com.
Results of commercial salmon fishery in Kamchatka as per 23 June 2019 / June 27, 2019 15:06
As per late June 2019 the salmon production in Kamchatka from all types of fisheries amounted to 4745 metric tons.
Salmon season in Sakhalin taking off / June 20, 2019 17:00
On Sunday, June 16, the North Kurile fishermen were the first in the Sakhalin region to start the new salmon season 2019.
HB Grandi: blue whiting goes quiet / May 23, 2019 09:02
‘The blue whiting fishery is very quiet now. It’s not as if this is a surprise, although there had been hopes that the good fishing would continue for a while,’ said Víkingur’s skipper Albert Sveinsson.
Largest fishery research expedition will take place this summer / April 25, 2019 16:48
As part of the expedition, two research vessels, Professor Levanidov (VNIRO) and Akademik Mstislav Keldysh (RAS), will conduct a series of surveys in the Arctic seas of Russia.
Results of the Alaska pollock fishery A season in 2019 / April 25, 2019 16:42
In accordance with the Fishery Regulations for the Far Eastern Fisheries Basin, the APO fishery in the West Kamchatka and Kamchatka-Kurilу subzones of the Sea of Okhotsk was completed on March 31, 2019. On April 10, 2019, the pollock fishery in the North Okhotsk subarea was officially closed. Thus, the season A “pollock fishery” in Russia was officially completed in 2019.
Results of Russian APO fishery in the Sea of Okhotsk in 2019 / April 18, 2019 15:52
The Okhotsk fishery of Russian pollock has come to an end with fairly good results.
New tin manufacturer near Vladivostok will become Russia’s pioneer in production of laminated tin for seafood / April 11, 2019 14:41
Resident of the Free port of Vladivostok (a port zone under a special custom and taxation system, with a particular jurisdiction regarding investments) Vostochnyi Bereg Ltd will start manufacturing laminated tins for seafood on its current premises in Nakhodka.
Overview of Norwegian fisheries as per week 7/2019 / February 21, 2019 09:02
The herring has arrived at Møre, - and the first vessel with blue whiting is heading for Egersund, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to Norges Sildesalgslag (Norwegian Fishermen’s Sales Organization for Pelagic Fish).
HB Grandi: Venus back in vopnafjörður / February 21, 2019 08:57
HB Grandi’s pelagic vessel Venus came to Vopnafjörður on Monday with the first payload of blue whiting of the year, caught west of Ireland, making it an 800 nautical mile steam home. The return trip took approximately three days.
Total harvest of finfish and other aquatic species nearing 5 mln MT by early December 2018 / December 6, 2018 15:11
As per 5 December 2018 the Russian fishermen harvested 4.73 million metric tons of aquatic biological resources, thus showing a 6.2% rise of catches as compared to the same period last year, according to the Federal Agency for Fisheries (FAF).
Outlook for pacific pilchard and mackerel fishery in the Russian Far East / December 6, 2018 15:09
The stocks of pilchard Sardinops melanostictus and mackerel in the Pacific Ocean have been showing the development trends similar to those predicted by the Russian scientists in 2014-2015. Their forecast for the years coming is fairly promising.
Overview of Russian fisheries in North and Central Atlantic in January-November 2018 / December 6, 2018 15:07
By the end of November the Russian fleets have left not so much of the quotas of such important species as cod, haddock and crabs to be harvested during the last month of the year.
Russia boosting own catches of pink shrimp Pandalus borealis / December 5, 2018 09:26
In the recent couple of years Russia has seen a dramatic boost of catches of shrimp Pandalus borealis in the waters off Spitsbergen in the Barents Sea.
Fishing boats massively laid at Russian yards generating good business for foreign suppliers / December 3, 2018 09:41
Under the investment quotas scheme as per November current the Russian yards have laid 33 fishing vessels and some seven or eight boats more will be laid in the near future against orders of fishing companies, according to head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries Ilya Shestakov as quoted by Korabel.
Kunashir-based USD 16.5 million fishmeal and fish oil plant will feature production lines from Thailand / December 3, 2018 09:35
Kunashir-based Yuzhno-Kurilsky Fish Factory is building a new modern facility that will produce fish oil and fish meal using production lines from Thailand, according to Sakhalin’s regional government.
Outlook for Sea of Okhotsk Pollock fishery in 2019 / November 30, 2018 10:25
The forthcoming declining trend of Pollock abundance in the Sea of Okhotsk should not noticeably influence the Pollock season 2019 because the fishing stock will mostly be composed of mature individuals of the strong year classes 2011 and 2013. However, it is important to have an understanding how the fishery is expected to developed in the course of the A season in terms of catch rates, Pollock sizes and fishing grounds, according to Vladivostok-based TINRO-Center fishery scientists.
Magadan-based Pacific Fishery Company to build multi-purpose crabber / November 20, 2018 16:48
Dalian-based shipyard (China) has laid down the keel of a new fishing vessel Atka for Pacific Fishery Company (Tikhrybkom) with main office in Magadan, according to VARPE (Association of Russian Fishermen, Processors and Exporters).
USD 90 million fish plant nearing completion at Shikotan in the Russian Far East / November 20, 2018 16:47
A state-of-the art fish processing complex with the designed daily capacity of 1000 tonnes of raw material is nearing completion at the Island of Shikotan in the Russian Far East.
Russia puts spotlight on value-addition and waste-free processing in seafood sector / November 20, 2018 08:51
Russia’s updated Draft Strategy 2030 for Development of Fishery Economy Complex is seeking to overcome the raw material domination of the nation’s seafood exports in favour of value-added products, according to Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries.
Total catch in September 108 thousand tonnes / October 17, 2018 12:17
The overall catch of Icelandic vessels in September was 108 thousand tonnes, a 14% decrease from September 2017. Demersal catch was just over 35 thousand tonnes, 7% more than in the same month last year. Pelagic catch was 69 thousand tonnes and declined by 23%. Pelagic catch consisted mostly of mackerel, 54 thousand tonnes.
HB Grandi reports on fine and big mackerel / September 25, 2018 12:18
Production has been going well at HB Grandi’s pelagic plant in Vopnafjörður this summer and the end of this year’s quota is in sight. According to HB Grandi’s Vopnafjörður factory manager Magnús Róbertsson, the mackerel have been large, good quality fish with an average weight over the summer of 450 to 470 grammes.