RUSSIA ABOUT TO EMBARK ON MAJOR SHAKE UP OF ITS FISHING FLEET AND CONTROLS

BY MARK ROWE

THE RUSSIAN fishing fleet is to undergo the greatest restructuring of the industry since the end of the Soviet Union in 1991. Under the plans, which were approved by the Russian parliament - or Duma - this summer, a new, unifying state fishery corporation will have centralised control for all activities related to the industry.
The organisation, RosRybFlot (an abbreviation of the Russian for Russian Fisheries Fleet) will be based in the Arctic fishing port of Arkhangelsk, the location for the last remaining state-owned fishery ...


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