'We will have the most modern fleet in the world': Russia wants to dominate fishing's future

The head of the country's fisheries agency said the 55 vessels built over the past four years -- backed by government investment of $2.5 billion -- is just the beginning of the industry's evolution.

Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin was on hand for the launch of Russian Fishery Companys newest supertrawler, the Mechanic Sizov.
Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin was on hand for the launch of Russian Fishery Companys newest supertrawler, the Mechanic Sizov.Foto: RFC
Published 14 September 2021, 23:07Updated 15 September 2021, 12:13