Latest Fishing News

  • Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – May 19, 2017

    May 22, 2017
  • Feds and Walmart allege canned-tuna prices fixed

    May 16, 2017

    Executives of the most popular tuna brands in the U.S. — Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee and StarKist — conspired regularly to keep prices high for consumers with a taste for one of America’s favorite sandwich ingredients, according to criminal and civil court records updated this week. A typical can of tuna today costs about $1.50 and the U.S. Department of Justice says that price may be the result of price fixing by Thai, South Korean and U.S. seafood dealers… Read more (

  • Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – May 12, 2017

    May 15, 2017
  • Fishermen’s News Online – Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    May 11, 2017
  • NOAA Fisheries Releases Fisheries Economics of the U.S. and Status of Stocks Reports

    May 9, 2017

    Today, NOAA Fisheries announced the release of two new reports: the Annual Report to Congress on the Status of U.S. Fisheries and the 2015 Fisheries Economics of the United States Report. These reports highlight the continued rebuilding and recovery of U.S. fisheries and the broad economic impact of commercial and recreational fisheries on the U.S. economy.
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  • One-by-one tuna triumphs in the Greenpeace USA guides

    May 8, 2017

    Update on the latest tuna guidance from Greenpeace USA

    American Tuna, IPNLF Member
    Greenpeace USA recently released their canned tuna guides, comparing 20 well-known brands that can be found in stores nationwide, based on how sustainable, ethical and fair their tuna products are. Coming up trumps were brands selling pole-and-line caught tuna products, including IPNLF Member American Tuna….
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  • Eurofins Radiation Lab Report

    May 8, 2017
  • Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – May 7th

    May 8, 2017
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Important Vessel Notifications

  • AAFA 14th Annual General Meeting

    January 24, 2017


    May 1st – 2nd, 2017
    Holiday Inn Bayside San Diego
    April 30th 6:00pm – 9:00pm Welcome Reception

  • NOAA Fisheries announce $100 million in FFP funds are now available

    January 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!

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  • Clarification of Mandatory Safety Exams for Commercial Fishing Vessels

    October 27, 2015

    This bulletin provides clarification about the five-year mandatory dockside safety exam that applies to many commercial fishing vessels (CFVs).

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  • Marine safety alert: When fatigue catches up

    September 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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  • National Transportation Safety Board Marine Accident Brief

    August 20, 2015

    Good morning, I hope this email finds you safe and successful in whichever fishery you participate in. In addition to the below link identifying the importance of maintaining a proper lookout at all times, I want to remind everyone of the scheduled Safety Decal requirement on October 15, 2015. You can call or reply this…

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  • Proposed Federal Rule re Revision to Prohibited Species Regulations

    June 5, 2015

    This proposed rule was published in today’s federal register which will allow HMS permitted fishermen (incl Albacore fishermen) to retain Salmon and Pacific halibut, if all of the necessary regulations for those respective fisheries are followed (ie – permits, season is open, using proper gear and not in a closed area or in an area…

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  • Comments on: International Affairs; High Seas Fishing Compliance Act; Permitting and Monitoring of U.S. High Seas Fishing Vessels

    May 11, 2015
  • 2015 USCG Vessel Requirements

    May 7, 2015
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