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Alaskans will hunt emperor geese this fall for the first time in 30 years; a biologist dives into cataloguing blue King Crab on St. George; and the F/V Akutan had a very, very bad fishing season. [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: NFI Media Youtube
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Harris, a member of a joint Coast Guard-Navy dive team deployed aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy, holds a Coast Guard ensign during a cold water ice dive off a Healy small boat in the Arctic, July 29, 2017. The joint dive team successfully completed the first shipboard Coast Guard dive operations in the Arctic in 11 years. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Bradbury.
For the first time in 11 years, after the tragic deaths of Lt. Jessica Hill and Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven Duque, divers returned to the icy Arctic waters in support of the 2017 Coast Guard Research and Development Center Arctic patrol of Coast Guard Cutter Healy. During the patrol, [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: USCG Alaska Blog
The remote Port Moller, Alaska, Peter Pan Seafoods plant caught fire on Tuesday night, Aug. 15, burned through the night and into Wednesday morning. Several fishing boats reportedly tied off to the section of the dock that was burning and joined the plant workers in trying to put out the fire. “We [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
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

 

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