Fish industry news
The pace of implementation of digital solutions in fishing has been growing in recent years.
For 4 months of 2022, the export of Russian fish products, according to preliminary data from Rosstat, increased in monetary terms by 30.8% and reached $ 1.9 billion.
Russia’s Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed an order allocating over 37 billion rubles to subsidize a special program of preferential loans for imports of products important for the national economy, reports Megafishnet.com.
According to the industry monitoring system, the total catch of aquatic biological resources by all Russian fishermen as of February 28, 2022 amounted to 768.5 thousand metric tons or 16.7 thousand MT or 2.2% up year-on-year.
The Fishery Shipowners Association (FSA) confirmed the compliance of the Pollock fishery with the standards of sustainable fishing MSC (Marine Stewardship Council, Marine Stewardship Council). The certificate was issued by the international organization LRQA, one of the world's leading providers of services in the field of independent audit and certification.
Сold storage сompany AJ Total Vietnam invests in building two automated coldstores. A coldstore for 31,000 pallets in Long Hau industrial park, Long An, was put into operation in January 7/2021 and one more facility for 23,000 pallets at City Connect, Hung Yen will be operational in January 5/2022.
Russi’s Ministry of Agriculture has finalized the draft law on the second stage of the investment quota programme and auctions of capture quotas with investment obligations. The amendments provide for the expansion of the list of commercial species for investment quotas to be auctioned and allocate additional volumes for investment quotas in the nation’s Far East.
Georgy Meshcheryakov, a new high-tech supertrawler built at the Turkish shipyard, has arrived in Kamchatka to work for her owner - one of the region’s largest fishing companies Okeanrybflot.
Almost 24 thousand metric tons of seaweed and 17.7 thousand tonnes of scallops were grown by companies based in Primorsky Krai (capital Vladivostok) in 2021. Due to the unfavorable pandemic situation, seafood exports are reoriented to South Korea, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Center for the Monitoring System of Fisheries and Communications and Gazprom Space Systems have successfully completed tests of a satellite communication system based on domestic satellites of the Yamal series onboard fishing vessels, reports Megafishnet.com.
The government of Russia has defined plans for digital transformation in agriculture and fisheries sectors. One of the planned goals is to provide electronic scales and cameras onboard fishing vessels for transmitting information in real mode, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor is actively involved in the process of opening new markets for the supply of Russian products of animal origin. In 2021, 36 types of controlled goods from Russia, including meat and dairy products, feed, non-food products, and live animals, were granted the right to be exported to the markets of 17 foreign countries, reports Megafishnet.com.
In 2020 Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor made a further step to encourage export of the nation’s products – launched the eCert component of the "VETis" information system, designed for veterinary certification of supervised goods sent to foreign countries, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has making great efforts to restore the nation’s seafood exports to the previous level. In particular, they have completed re-registration of Russian fish producers and carriers. Now the list of Russian companies approved for export to China includes 1089 entities, reports Megafishnet.com.
By the end of 2021, the Russian Fishery Company will master more than 90% of the Pollock catch quota, despite the challenges faced by the industry. The volume of the RFC’s quota for the Pollock catch in 2021 amounted to 302.3 thousand tons.
Sea trials of the Kapitan Vdovichenko, the first vessel in a series of supertrawlers to be built in Russia for the Russian Fishery Company (RFC), have started at the Admiralty Shipyards (St. Petersburg).
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Russian Aquaculture PJSC (the “Company”), the largest Russian company in the commercial fish farming (aquaculture) sector, announces its unaudited consolidated IFRS financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2021.
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 Megafishnet.com.
In 2021 fish exports to China are estimated to amount ca.259.56 thousand tons, almost 73% down year-on-year (971.46 thousand tons), reports Megafishnet.com.