Wed. May 25 2022

Over 23 Seasonal Grid Closures In Place With 73% of Gulf Snow Crab Landed  

EPA Proposal Moves to Block Pebble Mine, Citing Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Fishery  

Latest AgriBriefing Webinar: Many Markets Nervous as No End in Sight for Rising Raw Materials Prices

St. Mary’s Bay Fish Processing License Application Approved

ANALYSIS: Live Lobster Market Uneasy as Inflation Looms  

NPD Group: Restaurant Traffic Dips in April as Food Prices Soar

Sernapesca Files Complaints for Improper Garbage Removal by Salmon Farmers

Hendrix Genetics Senior Geneticist Kyle Martin Appointed to NWAA Board of Directors

Illegal Indian Ocean Tuna Fleet Blacklisted by IOTC After Latest Meeting  

AltaSea, California Colleges Announce Return of Aquaculture Webinar Series

ASC Adds New Chair, Five New Members to Supervisory Board Summary Wednesday, May 25

Tue. May 24 2022

USDA Buys Nearly $8 Million Worth of Salmon Products; Plus a Walleye Purchase    

Russia Facing Shortage of Salmon This Year

NOAA Fisheries Wants “Diverse” Nominations for IPHC and 7 other International Commissions

China’s Customs Agency Takes Precautionary Measures Against 4 U.S. Fishing and Processing Vessels

NFI Shares Praise for Upcoming White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health

Pacific Marine Expo Returns to Seattle on November 17

GSA Lands New Partner to Digitize Seafood Assurances

DFO Announces Another First Nation to Pursue Moderate Livelihood Fishery in N.S.

China Buys More Basa From Vietnam, Though Importers Are Hoping To Sell ASAP  

RODA Looking to Add Staff to Concentrate on West Coast Offshore Development

Salmones Multiexport SA Confirms Massive Mortality Event At San Luis Farm in Los Lagos Region Summary Tuesday, May 24

Mon. May 23 2022

Alaska’s Copper River Season Off to Very Slow Start

Seasonal Snow Crab Grid Closures Announced in Gulf of St. Lawrence Following NARW Entanglement  

PODCAST: A Breakdown of Seafood Consumption in 2020 and More!

Ecuador White Shrimp Widely Received in China and Expecting An Even Better Tomorrow  

Captain D’s Seafood Acquired By Private Equity Firm Centre Partners

Canada to Ban Russian Seafood Imports Amid Additional Sanctions

Netuno Partners with LP Foods to Debut Value-Added Brand in U.S.

Nissui Announces Name Change To Take Place on 80th Anniversary

Thai Union Sending Over 500 Medical Kits to Thai Vessels by End of Year Summary Monday, May 23

Fri. May 20 2022

Hokkaido Sea of Japan Herring Exceeds Record-Breaking 5000 Tons  

Standing Fish Price Setting Panel Releases Decision for 2022 Sea Cucumber Price  

Foreign Fishermen Unable to Begin Catch in Russian Territorial Waters This Year  

Crabs and Electromagnetic Fields, Sea Urchin Farming Among Studies Receiving Oregon Sea Grant Funds

Sea Grant, Federal Agencies Eye Projects Related to Fisheries and Offshore Wind in Northeast

U.S. and Japan Coast Guards Strengthen Their Alliance, Focus on Indo-Pacific Region

Class Action Targeting Retailer ALDI’s Salmon Sustainability Claims Moves Forward  

McDonald’s Agrees to Sell Russian Assets to Existing Licensee

White Cane Sockeye Salmon Issues Recall Over Undeclared Allergens  

Benin, Global Fishing Watch Partner to Combat IUU Fishing in West Africa

FFAW Pushes Back On St. Mary’s Crab Plant Opposers With Their Own Facts  

Latest Acosta Report Indicates Consumers Dining Out Less Due to Inflation

Lund’s Fisheries to Be Featured On Outdoor Channel’s “The Fishmonger,” Airing May 23

Lineage Logistics Named to CNBC Disruptor 50 List for Second Year in a Row

Sysco to Deploy 800 Electric Trucks by 2026 for U.S. Customers Summary Friday, May 20

Thu. May 19 2022

It Takes a Village: Unalaska Keeps 20-Year Salmon Data Set Going Even Without a Commercial Fishery

USDA Spends Just Shy of $10 Million in Latest Alaska Pollock Purchase  

This Week in Retail: Beef Ads Lag Leading Up to Memorial Day

Several Canadian Seafood Associations to Split $1.7 Million in Funding to Grow Export Markets

Thai Union Invests in Leading Micro-Algae Ingredients Producer Mara Renewables Corporation

Tiny Oregon Port Wins Big on Vessel Crane Replacement Project

Green Plains, Key U.S. Trout Producer Partner to Expand Aquafeed Production in Idaho

Sanford Credits Post-COVID Recovery for Boosted First Half Results

Atlantic Natural Foods Expands Assortment of Shelf-Stable, Plant-Based Foods For Foodservice

ASP Backs Plant Workers Who Oppose New Fish Processing Capacity

Genova Premium Tuna Teams Up with Top Chef Judge to Create Mediterranean Dinner Party Collection

68-Year-Old Crewmember Medevaced From Fishing Vessel Near Cordova, Alaska Summary Thursday, May 19

Wed. May 18 2022

First of the Year Copper River Salmon Hits Market at High Prices, Low Volume Summary Wednesday, May 18

JD Worldwide Introduces Fresh Supermarket for Imported Goods

Global Seafood Alliance’s GOAL Conference Heads to Atlantic Canada in 2023

Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio Invests In Mind Blown Plant Based Seafood Co.

aquaManager, Nueva Pescanova Partner to Digitalize Shrimp Hatcheries

Washington Seafood Broker Lands Jail Time; Company Hit with $25K Fine for Illegal Geoduck Shipments  

Ohio Woman Pleads Guilty to Illegally Selling Invasive Fish Species

Thai Union Sells Assets of Dabrowa Chelminska Facility to Polish Seafood Manufacturer

More Snow Crab Grid Closures Announced in Gulf of St. Lawrence This Week  

Florida Fisherman Fined $22K to Settle Federal Case with NOAA  

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Safeway Launches One-Shot Vaccination Program for Dutch Harbor Fleet This Week

Teaming up with the City of Unalaska, the local Iliuliuk Family & Health Services Clinic, Discovery Health, and fishing companies, Safeway has provided 500 doses of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine for essential workers in the Bering Sea fishing fleet.

It’s been a tough year for all essential workers and now that vaccines are available getting them to the fishing fleet is a logistical challenge.  

“Safeway is part of the Dutch Harbor community and has had a long-term commitment to community service in all our locations,” David...

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