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Arctic fishery issues to be discussed at international conference in Murmansk
© RIA Novosti. Igor Zarembo

Arctic fishery issues to be discussed at international conference in Murmansk

Over 150 experts from Norway, Finland, the Netherlands and other countries, plus Russian regions as well, will participate in the Fishery in the Arctic: Modern Challenges, International Expertise and Prospects fifth international conference, which will open on Wednesday in Murmansk.

This year, experts will focus on updating the production facilities of the fishing industry and developing international fisheries cooperation in the Arctic, said a representative from the Ministry of Economic Development of the Murmansk Region.

The conference participants will discuss developing the fishing fleet and the fish-processing industry, designing and building new vessels, and a range of other issues related to shipbuilding, ship-repair and the production and delivery of various components.