Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us

Meeting held today between Vladimir Putin and the head of the Federal Fisheries Agency Ilya Shestakov (Photo: courtesy TASS)

Russian plans for fishing and processing 300,000 tons of krill

Click on the flag for more information about Russian Federation RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 02:00 (GMT + 9)

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture - Head of the Federal Fisheries Agency, Ilya Shestakov, informed the president today about the situation of the fishing industry.

After answering various questions regarding the situation in the sector, due to the restrictions caused by COVID-19, Shestakov literally told President Putin that the Federal Fisheries Agency "carried out scientific research in Antarctica following his instructions. It is important that Based on the results of these studies, we have companies that are now interested in building three modern ships in national shipyards to work in Antarctica. That is, in the next four to five years, we will be able to collect around 300 thousand [tons] of krill there for further processing. "

Source: CCAMLR | Click on the table to enlarge it

It is noteworthy that on the other hand Russia has also expressed its disgust at the complicated process of approval of research projects, including "disparities in national procedures regulating permitted activities." In early February, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claimed in a documentary about Russia's activity in Antarctica that no country could claim the continent.

"It is one of the few marine resources that is freely accessible because it is beyond the [exclusive] fishing zones," Konstantin Bandurin, director of the Kaliningrad-based Atlantic headquarters of the Federal Institute, said recently. of Fisheries and Oceanography Research of Russia VNIRO (“AtlantNIRO”), during a press conference on the subject.

Photo: courtesy AtlantNIRO

On September 16, at the Atlantic branch of the FGBNU "VNIRO" ("AtlantNIRO"), a meeting of a small working group was held under the chairmanship of the deputy director of the Federal Fisheries Agency, Petr Stepanovich Savchuk, to consider Issues related to one of the strategic directions of the development of the Russian Federation fishing complex - the prospects for catching, developing and processing Antarctic krill.

The reports were heard by Svetlana Mikhailovna Kasatkina - Head of the Department of Commercial Electronic Engineering of Marine Research and Industrial Fisheries - "Prospects for the resumption of the national krill fishery" and Anatoly Vladimirovich Andryukhin - Head of the Laboratory for Standardization and Standardization - "The main results of the technological work in the 69th cruise of the Atlantis STM in ACA and perspectives of processing of Antarctic krill 

Photo: courtesy AtlantNIRO

CM. Kasatkina noted that the status of the raw material base for krill in the Atlantic part of Antarctica, as the most promising area for the resumption of national fishing, allows to organize a sustainable and efficient fishery here with an increase in the capacities of production Give Russia the opportunity to develop priority areas for the development of krill resources based on modern fishing technologies and technological krill processing on ships and on land. The development of a national krill fishery in the CCAMLR Convention Area is limited neither by the status of the krill resource nor by the legal capacity of the Russian fishery. The results of the resource studies carried out on the 69th PL Atlantis cruise ship allow the development of scientifically based recommendations for the resumption of an effective national krill fishery through the integrated use of krill resources in the Convention Area and beyond. of the Convention Area and effective scientific support for fisheries.

Photo: courtesy AtlantNIRO

AtlantNIRO can now develop recommendations and provide scientific support for the processing of these types of resources, depending on the needs of the industry and market conditions.

The country's fishing effort reached its peak in 1982, when the USSR caught 93 percent, or 491,700 metric tons (MT) of the 528,700 MT of krill caught that year. But after the collapse of the Soviet Union, its total catch was reduced to 90,000 to 120,000 MT. and Russia has not actively participated in the krill fishery since 2009.

It is not yet clear what the relationship will be between the activity that the Russian companies intend to carry out and the Association of Responsible Krill harvesting companies (ARK), since at the moment it is not part of it.

[email protected]


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
Nov 30, 20:00 (GMT + 9):
National fisheries to compete with Chinese jiggers for squid in the eastern Pacific
Nov 30, 19:20 (GMT + 9):
N.S. First Nation, Ottawa nearing deal on lobster fishing rights
Nov 30, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Zanzibar secures $3 bln from Turkish firm to boost seafood business
Nov 30, 18:00 (GMT + 9):
REDUS has led to a better estimate in the stock advisory
Russian Federation
Nov 30, 09:50 (GMT + 9):
Logistical problems in Chinese ports increase fish costs
Nov 30, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Plaintiff fisherman loses in demand bluefin tuna catch quota
Nov 30, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
Soichi Noguchi of the ISS 'Mackerel cans are very delicious'
Nov 30, 06:00 (GMT + 9):
Webinar on 'Social accountability in Fisheries'
Nov 30, 04:40 (GMT + 9):
Electric fishing boats: 'The current problem is that technology is faster than regulation'
Nov 30, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
Anchovy fishing prohibited between Chancay and Cañete for 10 days
Nov 30, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
Can the alien species humpback salmon have positive effects on our salmonids?
Nov 30, 00:20 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | SalmonBusiness: 'The pandemic will lead to enormous changes in the market and consumer patterns'
Nov 30, 00:10 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | fishfarmingexpert: ‘Simpler, safer’ fish handling promised for wellboats and on-land farms
United Kingdom
Nov 30, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | FiskerForum: Fisheries Act Does Not Compensate For Loss Of EU Seafood Market Access
Nov 30, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
Volumes and prices | Main fresh fish: Skipjack, sardine, mackerel, saury and squid | Tokyo Markets (Oct-2020)

Catches-production │ Alaska pollock products │ Bering Sea-GOA │ By season
United States Source: FIS.com | Click to enlarge it  [email protected] www.fis.com  ...
Guinea Conakry announces in Las Palmas that the fishing agreement with the EU is very close
Spain The conference “Management and Sustainability of Fisheries in West Africa”, organized by ANACEF OPP43, brought together senior Fisheries officials from Spain, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry...
The 'Mar Argentino' reached Mar del Plata port.
Argentina The new INIDEP scientific ship that was built in Vigo, Spain, was received by national authorities who escorted it. It cost almost 8 million dollars and will aim to work in coastal waters. Escorted...
Overseas fishing crew refused permission to apply for visas ahead of Antarctic season
New Zealand Two fishing vessels docked in Christchurch’s Lyttelton Port face a struggle to get crew less than a week before the start of the Antarctic season after immigration authorities refused to let ove...
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation - Wartsila Group Headquarters
ITOCHU Corporation - Headquarters
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
AquaChile S.A. - Group Headquarters
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods, Inc
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization - Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Brim ehf (formerly HB Grandi Ltd) - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Mowi ASA (formerly Marine Harvest ASA) - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation - Headquarters
Cooke Inc. - Group Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart | Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) - Headquarters
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2020 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER