Russian Ban on Transhipping on Foreign Vessels Could Cripple Fishing Industry
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Eugene Gerden - July 29, 2018
The Russian fishing industry is on the verge of serious losses, due to the recent national Federal Security Service (FSB) warnings to fishing companies about new requirements limiting foreign transport ships and tenders.
The introduction of these new requirements have already been confirmed by the All-Russian Association of Fishermen (VARPE), a public association that unites some leading Russian fish producers.
Previously, such requirements were not imposed if the foreign vessel had the right to operate under the Russian flag and was ...
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