Russia aims for "technological sovereignty" after sanctions stymie fleet renovation

Published on
October 25, 2022
Russian Industry and Trade Deputy Minister Viktor Evtukhov

Russia's seafood industry is looking for ways to reroute its supply chain for modern fishing and processing equipment, which has been disrupted by the global sanctions it faces after its invasion of Ukraine.

The sanctions have halted sales, startup operations, and maintenance procedures in Russia in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Russia’s government is now pushing for an intense import-substitution program it is referring to as “technological sovereignty.”

Russia's shipbuilding sector is currently highly reliant on imported technologies ... 

Photo courtesy of the Russian Department of Industry and Trade

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