Wed. Apr 21 2021

Crabbers Pull Up Record Catches in the Gulf of Alaska  

Camanchaca Reports Financial Loss of $7.5 Million Due to Harmful Algae Bloom in Los Lagos Region  

COMTELL Insights Spotlight: Future-Proofing the Supply Chain FaQ

ANALYSIS: Strong Demand, Constrained Supply for Frozen Tuna  

NPFMC Moves Abundance-based Management of Halibut Bycatch Forward

WDFW Eases Dungeness Crab Rules as Domoic Acid Levels Drop in Washington  

Restaurants See Some Relief in March as Sales Increase 36% From Last Year

Innovasea Breaks Down Latest Monitoring Software; Acting as Early Algal Bloom Warning System  

Thai Union Highlights UN’s World Creativity and Innovation Day

Norway-based Smart Salmon Takes Another Step Towards Construction of Smolt Production Facility  

Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Fisherman 132 Miles East of Cape Cod

Spain’s CEPESCA Elects New President, VPs

Quiznos Brings Back LTO Lobster Subs to Canada Locations  

Aloha Poke Plots Big Growth in Texas

BlueNalu Dishes Out Scholarships to Young Chefs in Eat Blue Essay Contest Summary Wednesday, April 21

Tue. Apr 20 2021

Alaska Seafood Hits the Big Time with Four Minutes on the Today Show

ANALYSIS: Blue Swimming Crab Meat Prices Soar; Up 34 Percent from Beginning of the Year  

Dillingham Prepares for Another Big Sockeye Season With New COVID Protocols  

The Global Aquaculture Alliance is Now Officially The Global Seafood Alliance

JAPAN: Hokkaido Surimi Production Keeps Decreasing, but Brisk Sales in February  

Gulf Council Increases Red Snapper Limits, Takes Other Actions at April Meeting  

Norwegian Seafood Council Responds to “Seaspiracy” Netflix Documentary

MLMC Partners With The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel To Create the Ultimate Maine Lobster Experience  

Kroger Introduces First-of-its-kind, Delivery-focused Customer Fulfillment Center

Alliance Rubber Company Launches Lobster and Oyster Banding Machine  

More Studies Prove Red Seaweed in Livestock Feed Cuts Methane, Startups Underway    

MSC Announces £650,000 in Grants for Fishery Observer Safety and Bycatch Improvement Projects

NaturalShrimp Announces Success in Critical Transfer of Shrimp from Nursery to Grow-out Tanks

Special Spotlight to Take Place on Future-Proofing the Supply Chain, April 26-30th Summary Tuesday, April 20

Mon. Apr 19 2021

Multiple Chicken of the Sea Settlement Proposals on the Table in Tuna Price-fixing Lawsuit  

ANALYSIS: Strength in Shrimp Market Accelerating, Demand Robust and Supply Constrained  

PODCAST: Frozen Lobster, Tilapia, Argentine Red Shrimp Market Updates and More  

Pacific Council Works Late into the Evening to Finish Setting Salmon Seasons  

House Bill Introduced as Companion to Senate's Cormorant Relief Act to Help Catfish Farmers

ANALYSIS: Commodity Prices Surging Higher; Is This the Next Supercycle?  

Chile Algae Bloom Update: Mortality Removal Continues in Los Lagos Region  

JAPAN: March Imported Fresh Tuna Sales Nose-Dive  

BBRSDA to Conduct A Second Year of Quality Monitoring in Bristol Bay

Peter Pan Seafood Company Hires New Human Resources Director

Electric Boats Get a Boost in Alaska Summary Monday, April 19

Fri. Apr 16 2021

VIDEO: Frozen Lobster Products; Chile’s Algae Bloom; H-2B Visas; Red Lobster's New Sandwiches  

U.S. Seafoods Apologizes to Unalaska for Fired Crewmen’s Behavior in Dutch Harbor Bar

Sernapesca Reports On Progress of FAN Audits After Camanchaca’s Accused of Dumping Waste  

ANALYSIS: Supply Speculation Continues to Influence the Argentine Red Shrimp Market  

ANALYSIS: Tilapia Pricing at Record Highs  

NOAA Fact Checks Orca Bycatch Claim After Photo Goes Viral Following “Seaspiracy” Release

White Shrimp Facing Different Fates in China’s Regions  

Chilean Salmon Council Q1 Export Report Shows Recovery to Start 2021  

EDA Awards Over $500,000 in Assistance for Prince William Sound Aquaculture Development

Herring Wraps up at Sitka, Going Strong at Kodiak  

Russia Expects Slight Decline of Pollock Stocks in Okhotsk and Bering Seas in Years to Come  

Thai Union Director of Fish Procurement Kevin Bixler Named Chair of ISSF Board of Directors Summary Friday, April 16

Thu. Apr 15 2021

The Winding Glass: Why is the Seafood Industry Vulnerable to 'Seaspiracy' Lies and Falsehoods?   

ANALYSIS: Frozen Lobster Products Ascend into Record-High Territory  

Saint Paul Island’s Fuel Shortage — in its 5th Month — is Finally Over

Atlantic Sapphire Responds After 3 Workers Hospitalized

Atlantic Sapphire Describes Q1 as ‘Lost Quarter’ for US Biomass Growth in Operational Update  

Soline Trading Recalls Elephant Brand Black Tiger Shrimp Due to Undeclared Sulphites Summary Thursday, April 15

Water in the News: Donlin Mine, Salmon Streams, Fukushima  

Wed. Apr 14 2021 Summary Wednesday, April 14

Kingfish Company Q1 Report Shows 2021 Starting Off on Right Foot  

Abundance-based Management of Halibut Bycatch Draws Focus of NPFMC This Week

Read RODA’s Letter to Members of BOEM’s NY Bight Task Force

Pacific Council Rejects Sardine Stock Projection; Approves Reduced Fishing Levels for 2021  

Seafood Chain Shuckin’ Shack Talks 2020 Resiliency, Big Expectations for 2021 Resurgence

Ocean Forecasting Technology Company Scoot Science Welcomes First Canadian Hire

Sernapesca Seizes More Than 68 Tons of Products

Pacific Northwest Delegation Looks to Net Assistance for West Coast Fishermen, Processors

Mowi Consumer Products of the Americas Welcomes New Director of Sales

SeaShare Names E&E Foods 2020 Donor of the Year

World Appetite for Snow Crab Outpaces Supply  

Wild Planet Foods Introduces Ready-to-Eat Tuna Salad Bowls  

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News Summary April 5, 2021

Today's Top Story: Chicken of the Sea on Cusp of $13 Million Settlement in Tuna Price-Fixing Case

Thai Union-owned Chicken of the Sea International and a group of Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs have settled a class-action lawsuit relating to the tuna price-fixing scandal. The settlement, which is awaiting approval from U.S. District Judge Janis L. Sammartino, will pay the DPPs, classified as wholesalers and distributors who bought directly from tuna canners, approximately $13 million...

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