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From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: HoonahType: Vessel lengthOn 8/7/17 Douglas W. Chaney, 61, of Lakewood, Wash., was cited for operating a commercial salmon seine vessel that was longer than 58 feet in overall length. He was given an arraignment date of 8/24/17 in Juneau District Court. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
Cannery fires figure prominently through the history of the Alaska fishing industry, and now we have another example.Seattle-based Peter Pan Seafoods today released this statement regarding a fire at one of its Alaska plants:A fire broke out at the Peter Pan Seafoods Inc. Port Moller salmon processing facility around midnight [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Deckboss
The M/V Tustumena returns to service; St. George Islanders receive an apology from the federal government for their internment during WWII; and a fire ravages the fish processing plant in Port Moller. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
By: Laine WelchFish Factor/For the JournalPost date: Wed, 08/16/2017 - 12:30pmAlaska aims to get in on the growing popularity of Home Meal kits that will deliver seafood directly to American kitchens. The kits typically offer a subscription service where customers order weekly meals based on how many people they plan to [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
Alaska Seafood Marketing Update: ASMI Announces Alaska Commercial Fishing Video Contest [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: ASMI Industry Newsletter
Harvests of pink salmon in Alaska's commercial fisheries have reached more than 86 million fish, bringing the total preliminary salmon catch total to date to nearly 160 million salmon.The statewide catch also includes upwards of 51 million sockeyes, 19.7 million chum, 2.5 million coho and 242,000 Chinook salmon.In Southeast Alaska, [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
In advance of its work session in Anchorage in October for the upcoming meeting cycle, the Alaska Board of Fisheries has issued its 2017-2018 proposal book, which includes 227 proposals for review at these sessions.The proposals will be under discussion during the board's Prince William Sound finfish, Southeast and Yakutat [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
In the midst of the 2017 commercial fishing season, the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association is urging harvesters to take a little time out and think about further reducing risks to their vessels and crews.This advice from Jerry Dzugan, executive director of AMSEA, comes in a year that has already [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
The U.S. Senate has passed legislation aimed at confronting the global marine debris crisis. The Save Our Seas Act, which would boost the federal government's domestic and international response to ocean waste, now goes for consideration to the U.S. House, where the House oceans Caucus has introduced companion language.The Save [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
So far no reports of injuries in large fire that continues to burn at large, remote salmon processing plant on the Alaska Peninsula. One dock was cut away, and production facilities heavily damaged according to on-the-ground reports. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries

 

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