Latest Fishing News
Fishermen’s News Online – Wednesday, May 24, 2017May 24, 2017
Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – May 19, 2017May 22, 2017
Feds and Walmart allege canned-tuna prices fixedMay 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 (seattletimes.com)
Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – May 12, 2017May 15, 2017
Fishermen’s News Online – Wednesday, May 10, 2017May 11, 2017
NOAA Fisheries Releases Fisheries Economics of the U.S. and Status of Stocks ReportsMay 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.
Read more (fisheries.noaa.gov)
One-by-one tuna triumphs in the Greenpeace USA guidesMay 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….
Read more (ipnlf.org)
Eurofins Radiation Lab ReportMay 8, 2017
Important Vessel Notifications
AAFA 14th Annual General MeetingJanuary 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 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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National Transportation Safety Board Marine Accident BriefAugust 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…http://americanalbacore.com/national-transportation-safety-board-marine-accident-brief
Proposed Federal Rule re Revision to Prohibited Species RegulationsJune 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…http://americanalbacore.com/proposed-federal-rule-re-revision-to-prohibited-species-regulations
Comments on: International Affairs; High Seas Fishing Compliance Act; Permitting and Monitoring of U.S. High Seas Fishing VesselsMay 11, 2015
2015 USCG Vessel RequirementsMay 7, 2015