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Logistical Bottlenecks in Ecuador as Protests Related to Fuel Prices Continue

Alaska Salmon Landings on Track Timewise, Except Chinook and Chum — Much Lower on Average

Massive Tundra Fires in Western Alaska Threaten Fishing Communities

Offshore Wind and Fisheries: BOEM Seeks Public Comment on Draft Mitigation Strategy

Biden Administration Launches Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership

Grant Applications Now Available for Oregon’s Seafood Processing Industry

GAO Recommends USDA Strengthen Efforts to Prevent Unsafe Drug Residue in Imported Seafood

Xinpangao International Trade Corporation Recalls Shrimp Dumplings Due to Undeclared Allergen  

Dr. Chris Beattie Joins AquaBounty as New Chief Scientific Officer

Seafood and Gender Equality Receives $400,000 Grant To Further Mission

QDOBA Adds Citrus Lime Shrimp Option for Limited Time  

NFI Crab Council Meets in Maryland For Summer Working Group Meeting Series Summary Friday, June 24

Thu. Jun 23 2022

UB Consulting: Has the Foodservice Industry Recovered?

Judge Vacates NMFS Final Rule on Cook Inlet Salmon Closure as Arbitrary and Capricious

Senator Susan Collins: “Hold China Accountable” For Phase One Lobster Purchases  

Canadian Fisheries Minister Announces 2-Year Renewal of Discovery Island Fish Farm Leases  

Shipping Companies Push Back Against CBP Motion to Reinstitute Fines in Jones Act Pollock Case  

West Coast Lawmakers Raise Concerns Over Offshore Wind Siting Process

Prince William Sound Red Salmon Takes Center of the Plate at HyVee Stores This Summer  

This Week in Retail: Supermarkets Prep for July 4th

Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods Survey Assesses Shifts in Seafood Retail, Foodservice and the Future

China Imports More Seafood Now, Though Some Exotic Ones Still Face Uncertainties There  

High Levels of Toxins in Clams Follows Rapid Warmup in Gulf of Alaska Waters

WDFW Deploys Emergency Measures to Control European Green Crabs

Chilean Salmon Council Says Employment Grew in Q1 After Drop Due to COVID Impacts

Mowi Earns Recognition at Compassion in World Farming's Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards Summary Thursday, June 23

Wed. Jun 22 2022

Drought, Water Flows Force CDFW to Truck Salmon Smolts Around Adverse River Conditions  

OSU Research Suggests Pacific Hake Skin has Properties to Prevent Wrinkles  

Fishing Organizations Request Funding For Offshore Wind Research

Scottish Salmon Company Takes on New Name: Bakkafrost Scotland  

DFO Releases Atlantic Herring Management Plan in SW Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy

Blue Star Foods Finds Engineer for RAS Soft-Shell Crab Expansion

SeaPak Hosts Beach Cleanup to Celebrate National Ocean Month

Blue Ocean Technology, Purecod Sign Deal For State-of-the-Art Sludge Dewatering Facility  

Nordic Aqua Partners Appoints Fish Health Manager

Canadian Government Extends Support of Nunavut’s Fishing Industry Summary Wednesday, June 22

Tue. Jun 21 2022

ANALYSIS: Tilapia and Pangasius Under Downwards Pressure  

Proposal to Support EU Fishing Operations Have Been Jeopardized by Russia-Ukraine War

Thai Union North America Appoints Blake Stok As Director of Sustainability for North America

Hokkaido Fishermen on Verge of Serious Loss Due to Russia’s Decision to Suspend Fisheries Agreement  

Chile Environmental Body Hits Australis Seafoods with Overproduction Charge

US Coast Guard Medevacs Fishermen to Anchorage from Bering Sea and Prince William Sound

Seafood Summerfest is on at Red Lobster

Cooke Seafood to Expand Global Headquarters in Saint John

Long John Silver’s Debuts Summer Shrimp Menu Item to Add Sweetness to the Warmer Months

Umami Meats Reports Research and Development, Low-Cost Production Advancements Summary Tuesday, June 21

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UPS, Fedex get approval for express services in more Chinese cities

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [Reuters]  by Brenda Goh August 18, 2014

SHANGHAI  (Reuters) - After years of waiting, United Parcel Service Inc  and FedEx Corp have received licenses in China to extend domestic express package services to Beijing and other cities without needing joint-venture partners.

The U.S. companies had been waiting for permission to independently courier packages from businesses to consumers (B2C) via their entire Chinese networks, since a 2009 postal law largely restricted foreign firms to delivering packages from abroad.
The licenses increase access to a market second in size only to the United States. Thanks to online shopping, the Chinese market is growing 60 percent annually and next year could be worth 280 billion yuan ($46 billion), said consultancy Deloitte....

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