Wed. Sep 19 2018

Former Sea Star Seafood Owner James R. Faro Sentenced for Bank Fraud


Premium Brands Holdings Completes Acquisition of Maine-Based Ready Seafood Co.  


ANALYSIS: Imported Volume of Farmed Salmon Fillets at all Time Highs Amid 6 Weeks of Steady Pricing  


ADF&G: Bristol Bay Return, Harvest, and Value Break Records  


Offshore Fish Farms Pushed by Trump Administration


Drew Lawler Named NOAA’s New Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Fisheries


Ocean Brands Canned Seafood Supplier Acquiring Leading Premium Sardines Brand


Massachusetts DPH Announces Precautionary Closure of Oyster Beds  


Fishpeople Seafood Releases Oven-roasted Wild Alaskan Salmon Slices, Jerky  


California Fish Grill Partners with Monterey Bay Aquarium to Serve Ocean-Friendly Seafood


Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation Hires Director of Sustainability, Strategic Engagement


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, September 19


Tue. Sep 18 2018

10% Tariffs on $200 Billion Chinese Exports Take Effect; Some Pollock and Cod Products May be Exempt  


Pacific Salmon Commission Treaty Calls for Reduced Catches in Canada and the U.S.


Global Warming Impacts Alaska’s Salmon, Crab, and Cod; CAP Recommends Policy Changes


Cod Catches, Hatcheries Shuffle Alaska Fish Board Line Up  


Kodiak Chamber of Commerce to Host Gubernational Fisheries Debate on October 22


Malpeque Brand Oysters Recalled Due to Salmonella  


Celebrate Free Sushi Day With P.F. Chang’s on September 20th


Iceland Seafood International Completes Acquisition of Solo Seafood


Pacific Salmon Commission Treaty Calls for Reduced Catches in Canada and the U.S.


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, September 18


Mon. Sep 17 2018

USDA Approves Vietnam, China, Thailand Catfish Exports, Says They Meet Equivalent US Standards  


ASC Salmon Standard Recognized by GSSI  


Impacts of the Blob: West Coast Fishermen Now Live with Heightened Uncertainty


Growth of Ecuador White Shrimp, Tilapia Export Problems, Bank Pressure in Dalian Mark 2018 in China  


Chinese Demand for Russian King Crab Reshaping Crab Market  


Vietnam Shrimp Review Released in Federal Register  


SeafoodNews Podcast: J50; Lobster Prices; Chinese Red Swimming Crab Meat Market Update and More  


Chinese Importers Bank on Upcoming Festivals to Boost Lobster Prices  


Oregon Congressman DeFazio Announces Funding for Port Maintenance and Improvement Projects


MLMC Brings New Shell Lobster to Chicago  


Southeast Alaska Fishermen Win Bycatch Reduction Grant to Avoid Sperm Whales


Pollock Market on the Rise Again as Demand Exceeds Supply


American Shrimp Processors Association Supports Bill to Address IUU Fishing


Nordic Aquafarms Announces New Hires at Denmark and Belfast Facility


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, September 17


Fri. Sep 14 2018

CAP Report: Vulnerable Lobster and Oyster in New England, More ‘Funny Fish’ in Mid-Atlantic


Nordic Aquafarms Gives Update on Maine Land-Based Salmon Site  


VIDEO: Red Swimming Crabs; Atlantic Sapphire Update; Processed Pollock Exports and More


Tassal Group Investing $24 Million in Prawn Aquaculture  


Thai Union, CPF Recognized in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Emerging Markets


Non-Profit Gets Award to Investigate a Commercial Green Crab industry in New England  


Cooke Aquaculture Hires Claire Ryan as Director of Public Relations


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, September 14


Thu. Sep 13 2018

Massive Canadian Buying of Lobster Keeping Prices Steady in Maine, Despite Loss of China Market  


Hurricane Florence Closes Ports, Could Impact Seafood Prices


CAP Report: Fishermen Describe Impacts of Warming Oceans on Businesses and Communities


Alaska Fall Fisheries Gearing Up as Salmon Season Draws to a Close  


Australis Aquaculture Sells Land-Based Barramundi Aquaculture Business in Turner Falls  


Peru Starts White Shrimp Exports to China  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, September 13


Andrew Mallison Officially Joins GAA at their New Hampshire Headquarters


Economic and Social Assessment of Tasmanian Fisheries Released  


Warming Waters May Threaten Aquaculture Productivity, Especially in Asia


Wed. Sep 12 2018

SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, September 12


Atlantic Sapphire Says Miami Land-Raised Salmon Farm ‘On Track,’ Denmark Expansion Near Completion  


ANALYSIS: Chinese Red Swimming Crab Meat Imports Rise; 74 Percent Higher than Year Ago  


Thai Union and Mars Petcare Partner on Digital Traceability Scheme Against IUU Fishing


NFI’s Latest “Seafood, See Jobs” Campaign Videos Highlight More Seafood Jobs in Minnesota


Georgia Shrimper Gets Six Years in Prison For Fraudulent Claims of Import Injury  


Letters: Chignik Fishermen Says NO 'Silver Lining' This Year; Story was Misleading


Minister of Fisheries Releases Remaining Arctic Surf Clam Quota to Clearwater Thru 2019


Fraser Sockeye Season Steady With About 70 Percent Landed So Far; Alaska Catch Now Over 110 Million


Prosecutors Delay Tuna Price Fixing Case to Pursue Criminal Charge Against Chris Lischewski  


Early Bird Pricing for Urner Barry’s Seafood Import Workshop in Boston Ends Friday


Bangladesh Takes First Steps to Cultivate Vannamei along with Black Tiger Shrimp  


Earth Friendly Fishing Certifications Ranked as Important by Seafood Consumers   


ANALYSIS: Chinese Red Swimming Crab Meat Imports Rise; 74 Percent Higher than Year Ago


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SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Los Angeles Times] By Tiffany Hsu, Andrew Khouri, Tim Logan - February 16, 2015 - 

With idled cargo ships piling up along the coastline, President Obama ordered his labor secretary to California to try to head off a costly shutdown of 29 West Coast ports.

Obama dispatched Tom Perez on Saturday to jump-start stalled labor talks between shipping companies and the dockworkers' union. The move ramps up pressure to resolve a dispute that stranded tens of thousands of containers on cargo ships over the holiday weekend.

The Los Angeles and Long Beach ports account for some 40% of the nation's incoming container cargo, with $1 billion in...

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