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Newport Commission Nixes Log Shipping Agreements

Controversy over a pending contract and related agreements to bring log shipping back to the Port of Newport, Oregon refuses to ebb, but the port’s board of commissioners recently rejected several of those agreements, giving concerned commercial...

 

Track Your Fleet's Data from the Office

The maritime industry is steeped in tradition. The fishing industry in particular is set in its ways and often slow to adopt new technology. But every so often something comes along to fundamentally...

 

Researchers Study Survival Odds for Alaska's Lucrative Crab Fisheries

Dynamic conditions and predators in the waters of the North Pacific Ocean notwithstanding, Alaska's lucrative commercial shellfish industry faces growing challenges from ocean acidification and...

 
 By Terry Dillman    Features    July 1, 2017

Oregon Surimi Plant Gets Reprieve

A confluence of support kept a surimi plant on Newport, Oregon’s working waterfront from being shuttered just in time for Pacific whiting season. Officials for Trident Seafoods Corporation, which owns and operates onshore processing facilities in...

 

Bering Sea Fisheries Conference Recap

The seventh annual Bering Sea Fisheries Conference was held in Seattle, Washington on April 20, 2017. The conference was produced by Fishermen’s News and the Philips Publishing Group. This year’s focus was on the financing and technological...

 

Bering Sea Fisheries: Groundfish Faces Marketing Challenges

A supermarket ad in Anchorage newspapers in early March boasted of fresh cod fillets for $6.99 a pound, subject to fishing and weather conditions. The same supermarket flyer offered an assortment of...

 

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers the F/T ARAHO

In late January, Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group delivered the DNV-classed factory processor fishing trawler F/T Araho (Hull 175) to the O'Hara Corporation of Rockland, Maine. The new...

 
 By Rob Terry    Features    February 1, 2017

"Internet of Things" Solution for Trawl Net Fishermen

It's an early foggy morning in November off the coast of Oregon. The F/V Seeker...

 

Modernization of the North Pacific Fishing Fleet: Economic Opportunity Analysis

Modernizing the North Pacific commercial fishing fleet has become an increasingly important issue for Washington's maritime industry in recent years. With more than 400 federally permitted vessels...

 

Welcome, Blue North

Late last month, the much-awaited 191-foot freezer longliner Blue North was christened at Seattle's Fishermen's Terminal. The new ship, built at Anacortes, Washington-based Dakota Creek Industries...

 

Distinctive Projects Keep Boatyards Busy

The West Coast commercial fishing fleet continues to expand, as vessels are converted, replaced and reconfigured. The North Pacific fleet has seen updates in the form of the newly lengthened...

 

University of Alaska, Fairbanks R/V Sikuliaq

The ice-strengthened research vessel that was "urgently needed" for North Pacific and Arctic research for more than 40 years visited Seattle late last month before leaving on assignment off the coast...

 

Research on Acidification Aims to Assure Crab Stocks a Future

A summer's worth of research, including some 400 bottom tows, is over, giving federal researchers the data needed to proceed with recommending crab harvest totals that will assure a sustainable crab...

 

Environmental Effects on Washington Crab

The Dungeness crab fishery is one of the most important commercial fisheries in Washington State. During the 2015-2016 season, 11.9 million pounds of commercial state crab were caught off the Washington coast. In Puget Sound, another 3.1 million...

 

Your Tax Dollars at Work

Washington’s Fish and Wildlife Commission serves at the pleasure of the Governor, currently Jay Inslee. Governor Inslee says nice things about the North Pacific and Bering Sea big boat fleet, but...

 
 By Peter Marsh    Features    August 1, 2016

New 170-foot Trawler Conversion F/V Defender Brings Modern Ideas to the Bering Sea

The arrival of Global Seas' 170-foot trawler F/V Defender...

 

Fish Safer

Safety training, safety products, safety research and the cooperation of commercial fishing industry stakeholders are all contributing to reducing the risk of injuries and fatalities in the...

 
 By Peter Marsh    Features    June 1, 2016

The F/V Ocean Peace is Modernized and Upgraded

The F/V Ocean Peace, a 219-foot factory trawler owned by Ocean Peace Inc., was lifted out at Lake Union Dry Dock in Seattle in December for the installation of a Deflector high-lift rudder,...

 

Bering Sea Fisheries Conference Recap

The sixth annual Bering Sea Fisheries Conference took place in Seattle on April 21st. Aimed at the 400 big-boat commercial fishing fleet of the Bering Sea, the conference attracted 150 attendees representing the fishing, shipbuilding and maritime...

 
Bering Sea Fisheries Conference

Bering Sea Fisheries Conference - September 10, 2020, Seattle, Washington

For more information visit http://beringseafisheries.com/....

 

Alaska's Fishing Ports Spending Millions to Upgrade

From Unalaska's Dutch Harbor in the Bering Sea, to the bustling commercial fishing hubs of Southeast Alaska, millions of dollars in port upgrades are underway and in the planning stages, aided by...

 

Happy 40th Anniversary, MSA

April 13, 2016 is the 40th anniversary of the primary law governing fishing in the waters of the United States. The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976 (the “Magnuson-Stevens Act” or “MSA”) was a bipartisan...

 

Bering Sea Harvesters Hard at Work

Groundfish fisheries under way in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands harvested thousands of metric tons of fish through early March, with pollock vessels and Pacific cod trawl catcher vessels showing particular strength. “Fishing has been excellen...

 

New FDA Label Clarifies 'Alaska Pollock'

To be labeled "Alaska pollock" the mild flavored white fish, employed by chefs in everything from seafood salads to fish sticks and filets, must now be harvested from Alaska waters. Otherwise, says...

 
 By Terry    Features    March 1, 2016

Deadliest Catch Spinoff in Oregon

Commercial fishermen generally find enough drama while plying the unpredictable ocean in pursuit of their chosen profession. So when producers of the Discovery Channel's popular, Emmy award-winning...

 

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