Wed. Nov 24 2021

UK Chef Shortage Influencing Wholesale Shrimp Market  

Alaska to Get Billions From Biden’s $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

SeafoodNews Closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26

Captain Phip’s Seafood, Owner Jamie Harrington, Sentenced for Federal Visa Fraud

Record Salmon Catch in Russia This Year Does Not Lead to Decline of Prices in Local Market  

Japan: October Seafood Imports Fell Year-on-Year After Four Months  

Blue Swimming Crab Meat Inventories Thin, Raw Material Pricing Full Steady to Firming Overseas  

Alaska Symphony of Seafood: "And the First-Round Winners Are .... "

California Rescues Young Chinook During Drought; Releases Into Klamath River

Maine Governor Mills Announces Steps to Prepare for Offshore Wind Investments

COVID Concerns Cancel 2022 Maine Fishermen's Forum

NFI Crab Council Congratulates Sri Lankan Blue Swimming Crab FIP on Sustainability Award  

New Zealand Company FlipFarm Wins Global Aquaculture Innovation Award Summary Wednesday, November 24

Tue. Nov 23 2021

Federal Fisheries Disaster Declared for 2019 Atlantic Herring Fishery  

Cooke’s Cold Ocean Salmon Reports ISA Detections at Newfoundland Salmon Site  

Bumble Bee Names Senior VP of Sales as Leadership Team Grows

Toyosu Market October Imported Tuna Sales Down In Wild Bluefins from North America  

New Type of Ice Cube Could Revolutionize How Food is Kept Cold

SURVEY: Inflation Leads to Thanksgiving Cutbacks

Acme Smoked Fish Foundation Launches With Goal to Fund Climate Change Solutions

Canadian Plant-Based Meat, Seafood Producer Launches Products in Australia, New Zealand Summary Tuesday, November 23

Mon. Nov 22 2021

PODCAST: Fish Fixe Co-Founders Melissa Harrington, Emily Castro Reveal What's Next After Shark Tank

Crabbers Can Celebrate a Merry Christmas This Year: Season Opens Dec. 1 in Most Areas  

Fish Factor: Alaska Lawmakers Put Party Politics Aside to Protect Fisheries

USCG Icebreaker Back After Circumnavigation of North America via Northwest Passage

ZAGO, Blue Ocean Gear Smart Buoy to Help Eliminate Ghost Fishing Gear

Florida-based Grouper, Snapper Supplier Launches Direct-to-Customer Website  

King’s Seafood Company Files Complaint On Behalf of Customers, Employees After Data Breach

Australian Seafood Industry Fires Back After release of Minderoo Foundation’s Global Fishing Index

Sysco Unveils Science-Based Climate Goal; Commits to Reduce Emissions by 2030 Summary Monday, November 22

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Friday the 13th -- Superstitions at Sea

A life of danger and uncertainty has seafarers observing a strict set of rules steeped in myth and superstition.

Many sea going beliefs are based on the Bible, for example, Friday is the worst day to set out to sea.

Most sources credit that to the belief that Christ was crucified on a Friday.

Similarly, Sunday is the best day to begin a voyage, because Christ’s resurrection on that day is seen as a good omen. Thus the old adage, ‘Sunday sail, never fail...

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