Latest Fishing News
FishNews – November 15, 2017November 16, 2017
Fishermen’s News Online – Wednesday, November 15, 2017November 15, 2017
FishNews – November 8, 2017November 9, 2017
Army National Guardsman Finds Inspiration in Veterans Fisheries Corps
As we observe Veterans’ Day this Friday, we want to thank the men and women in our military for their dedication and service.
Fishermen’s News Online – Wednesday, November 8, 2017November 8, 2017
WA fish landings up 52% last yearNovember 8, 2017
ILWACO — Signaling a return to more normal ocean conditions after the nutrition-poor “Blob” disrupted the northeast Pacific between 2013 and 2015, Washington’s overall commercial fisheries strongly rebounded in 2016, according to the definitive annual federal report on U.S. fisheries released last week.
However, salmon and some other species have yet to recover from the freakishly warm seawater that eventually descended to a depth of more than 1,000 feet….
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NFI’s new top 10 list of America’s favorite seafood species points to upward consumption trendNovember 2, 2017
Seafood consumption is still trending positively in the United States, according to the National Fisheries Institute (NFI), which released its updated top 10 most consumed seafood species list on Thursday, 2 November. Americans consumed 14.9 pounds of seafood per capita in 2016, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) latest U.S. fisheries report revealed….
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Annual NOAA fisheries report shows value up, consumption slightly down from 2015November 2, 2017
Seafood consumption dipped slightly in 2016, as the average American ate 14.9 pounds. The decrease of .6 pounds from 2015’s figures was noted in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) annual Fisheries of the United States report, which was released Wednesday, 1 November. The report, which provides a snapshot of how commercial and recreational fishing impact the U.S. economy, also noted that commercial fishermen brought in 9.6 billion pounds of product last year….
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FishNews – November 1, 2017November 1, 2017
NOAA Fisheries Releases Fisheries of the United States 2016
The Fisheries of the United States, 2016 report is now available. A yearbook of fisheries statistics for the nation, the report continues to underscore the sustainability and economic strength of our nation’s fisheries and ports and the integral role they play in the vibrancy and resiliency of our coastal communities.
NOAA Awards $9.3 Million to Support Aquaculture Research
Important Vessel Notifications
Safety Alert – Kidde Fire Extinguisher RecallNovember 13, 2017
United States Coast Guard Headquarters – Inspections and Compliance Directorate Washington, DC – November 13, 2017
Safety Alert 12-17
Don’t be inflamed about what you have to do!
Kidde has made this extinguisher recall and replacement easy for you.
This safety alert provides information related to Kidde brand fire extinguishers. Nearly 40 Million extinguishers involving 134 different models have been recalled. These fire extinguishers were manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017….
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Safety Advisory 01-17 – Renewing Certificates of Documentation USCGSeptember 27, 2017Safety Advisory 01-17Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation Services Be Aware of Third Party Service ProvidersThe U.S. Coast Guard’s National Vessel Documentation Center (NVDC), located in Falling Waters, West Virginia, is the only entity authorized to issue Certificates of Documentation (CODs), Form CG-1270, valid for a period of one year from date of issuance…
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AAFA Vessels Covered under MSC Chain of CustodyAugust 10, 2017
AAFA 2017 RosterJuly 24, 2017
AAFA in ActionJuly 20, 2017
NOAA Fisheries announce $100 million in FFP funds are now availableJanuary 24, 2017
NOAA Fisheries announced that $100 million in FFP funds are now available for FY2017. Please see the attached brochure for details and spread the word on our excellent financing program that can be used for quota share, shore-side facilities, or vessels!
Clarification of Mandatory Safety Exams for Commercial Fishing VesselsOctober 27, 2015
This bulletin provides clarification about the five-year mandatory dockside safety exam that applies to many commercial fishing vessels (CFVs).
Marine safety alert: When fatigue catches upSeptember 2, 2015
This safely alert addresses a recent increase in the number of groundings on Alaskan shorelines involving uninspected commercial fishing vessels….
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