OOO “Marine Food Resources Center” was registered in 2016 in the city of St. Petersburg in order to participate in the development of the fishing industry (aquaculture) in the territory of the city of Sevastopol city.
The company’s activity consists in the cultivation and growing of bivalve mollusks (mussels) in the Black Sea. The organization is one of the largest operating enterprises of Sevastopol and Crimea for growing mussels.
The volume of investments in the creation and development of the enterprise is more than 60 million rubles.
The installation of a marine specialized mussel farm was started in 2018 on a 144-hectare fish farm located in the coastal waters of the western coast of the peninsula, opposite the village Osipenko (Nakhimov district of the city of Sevastopol).
The organization uses modern technologies of mussel cultivation, adopts the best practices of European specialists. In particular, the project of the installed mussel farm was designed by Italian mariculture specialists. The collector installation (farm) itself has a positive conclusion of the state environmental expertise.
The farm productivity and the planned volume of withdrawal of products is more than 350 tons of live midines per year. The total length of mussel collectors (for planting mussels) is 10,000 meters.
“Marine Food Resources Center” LLC is a participant of the state program of Sevastopol. In 2019, state support was received in the form of a subsidy in order to reimburse part of the costs for the development of aquaculture (mariculture) in the amount of 2,953,838 rubles.
Since 2020, the organization also has been a member of the Sevastopol Fishing Cluster.
It should be noted that in 2021 “Marine Food Resources Center” LLC completed the first cycle of growing mussels and started selling products. To date, the products are delivered on the territory of Russia. By the end of 2021, it is planned to conclude contracts for the supply of manufactured products to the EAEU member states. The planned export volumes by the end of 2021 are from 4,000 kg and a subsequent increase.