A plant producing freshly frozen cod fillet, liver, and caviar – as well as halibut, grenadier, flounder, and navaga – was recently completed in the town of Severo-Kurilsk, located on Paramushir Island in the Sakhalin region, in Russia’s Far East …
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Crimea-based Black Sea Fishery Company (BSFC) awarded The Sea Shipbuilding Plant with a contract for the construction of 10 new trawlers to be deployed in the Black and the Azov seas.
Founded in 2014 – just after the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula into the Russian Federation – BSFC is part of The Sea Resources group of companies, a vertically integrated holding specializing on the whole supply chain of seafood… Read More
The Russian Fishery Company (RFC), one of the biggest players in Russia’s seafood industry, has proposed drastic changes to the management of the national fishery sector, which have been met by opposition from other fishing companies and some government officials.
In early August, RFC sent a letter to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin to push for an expansion of the investment quota program, which gave fishing companies… Read More
Back in 2017, a fish feed plant of Karelskiye Rybnye Korma (Karelian Fish Feeds) was inaugurated in the Republic of Karelia. MK Karelia, the local newspaper, was invited to cover the inauguration ceremony, but it received a rather unexpected wish from the plant’s owners: it was forbidden to take pictures of the equipment.
According to the company, critical to its efforts to formulate a successful fish feed for Arctic char was an ingredient… Read More
Three Russian fishing companies and one trade association have signed an agreement to voluntarily reduce the use of bottom trawls in three zones of the Barents Sea.
The signatories to the agreement are Norebo Group, Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (ATF), F.E.S.T. Group, and The Fishing Industry Union of the North, a non-government organization uniting a few dozen fisheries. The agreement, which is open for signing by other parties, is aimed at the… Read More
Russian start-ups and scientists are steaming ahead with efforts to replace imported fish feeds with local produced ones for the country’s growing aquaculture sector.
A surge in aquaculture production and the backing of fisheries authorities, have spurred on the move to boost the local aquafeed industry. Russian aquaculture has been on a steady rise since early the 2010s. Over the past 10 years, the amount of farmed fish… Read More
Russia’s total allowable catch (TAC) of opilio crab in 2020 will be increased, thanks to the efforts of fishery scientific organizations and investments into expeditions that have discovered new stocks of the species …
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Aqua Group is adding the growing list of recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) aquaculture facilities in Russia.
The company is investing RUB 4 billion (USD 54.8 million, EUR 46.2 million) through 2024 into the construction of an RAS farm to raise rainbow trout in Kashira, 120 kilometers from Moscow ...
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