Nuclear-powered freighter brings fish to Europe
The 260 metre Sevmorput, the world’s only nuclear-powered cargo carrier, is transporting fish from the Far East to European Russia. Image: Росрыболовство

Nuclear-powered freighter brings fish to Europe

With a shortfall in transport capacity to bring seafood production from the Russian Far East to European Russia, fishing companies Dobroflot and Norebo have pioneered shipping goods westwards using the…

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RFC expands retail sales
RFC’s products under its Nordeco brand are available in retail outlets. Image: RFC

RFC expands retail sales

Russian Fishing Company (RFC) has made available a variety of Alaska pollock products – fillets, minced fish and fish fingers – under its Nordeco brand that are now available to…

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EU-Mercosur agreement opens export opportunities
Argentina’s fishing industry sees the EU-Mercosur agreement as opening export opportunities to Europe. Image: CEPA

EU-Mercosur agreement opens export opportunities

Fishing industry bodies in Argentina see the EU-Mercosur trade agreement as a positive step for their fishing sector, which they expect will make it possible to strengthen and increase exports…

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HB Grandi to become Brim
Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi is expected to become Brim

HB Grandi to become Brim

Icelandic fishing and processing giant HB Grandi looks ready to abandon its name following a proposal put to the board. The decision will be taken at a shareholders’ meeting next…

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​A Taste for Sustainability?
Demand among UK consumers for alternatives to the big five species is growing – as is interest in sustainability

​A Taste for Sustainability?

Parliamentarians and representatives from across the UK fisheries sector met in Westminster to discuss marketing of UK seafood. The Marketing and Certification event arranged by the All Party Parliamentary Group…

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HB Grandi to acquire UR’s Asian sales arm
HB Grandi is in the process of acquiring Útgerðarfélag Reykjavíkur’s Asian sales arm

HB Grandi to acquire UR’s Asian sales arm

An offer from HB Grandi for the Asian sales arm run by Útgerðarfélag Reykjavíkur (formerly Brim) in Japan, Hong Kong and mainland China, plus the related service operation in Iceland,…

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