Latest Fishing News
FishNews – Scientists Find Mystery Killer Whales Off ChileMarch 14, 2019
Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Pacific Islands Look at New Initiatives for Sustainable FishingMarch 11, 2019
Latest Fishing News
Pacific Islands Look At New Initiatives For Sustainable Fishing
PNA Officials Prepare For Big Agenda In Palau
PNA To Look At Increasing Value Of Vessel Day Scheme, Extending It To Longliners
Bigeye Tuna Fishery Gains MSC Certification For First Time
Fresh Bluefin Tuna Price Falls Sharply
FishNews – March 6, 2019March 7, 2019
NOAA Fisheries at Seafood Expo – Booth #181
Formal Review of NOAA’s Aquaculture Science
New Measures to End Shortfin Mako Overfishing
Help Right Whales: Give Them Space
2019 Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards
MSC Opens Consultations to Ban Certification of ‘Compartmentalized’ Fisheries, Like Free School TunaMarch 5, 2019
The Marine Stewardship Council is taking steps to ban the practice of certified fisheries also participating in non-certified fisheries on the same trip. This was the issue that came up nearly ten years ago when the first Pacifical tuna fisheries were certified, with the requirement that vessels segregate catches from free school tuna (which had a certificate) and catches from FAD tuna, which did not. Skipjack tuna caught with FADS is not eligible for MSC certification due to the high bycatch of… Read more (seafoodnews.com)
Fishermen’s News Online – Wednesday, February 27, 2019February 27, 2019
Building a Future for Japan’s Fisheries IndustryFebruary 19, 2019
It’s well known that catches of bluefin tuna, eel, Pacific saury, and other species have been poor lately. This may sound as though it’s a problem pertaining just to this year, but the truth is that Japan’s catches, excluding pelagic fishery, have been in straight decline for over 20 years and are on track to fall to zero by 2050. This is not just happenstance; structural issues are to blame….Read more (nippon.com)
International Pole & Line Foundation’s newsletterFebruary 19, 2019
FishNews – February 13, 2019February 19, 2019
Whale Week is over but join us as we discover more about these awe-inspiring marine mammals and our work with partners to conserve and protect them.
Also learn about the $20,000 reward that NOAA is offering for information that leads to a civil penalty or criminal conviction in the shootings of California sea lions in and around West Seattle. That and more.
Important Vessel Notifications
2019 General Membership Satellite MeetingsMarch 13, 2019
San Diego: Thursday April 4th – Sycuan Casino and Resort
Medford: Monday April 8th – Hilton Garden Inn Medford
Astoria: Tuesday April 9th – Cannery Pier Hotel
Please see flyer above for RSVP info
NOTICE TO FISHERMEN–Now to approx July 18, ExxonMobil ROV pipeline survey (Heritage, Harmony, and Hondo to shore).July 13, 2018Now to approx July 18 ExxonMobil has an ROV inspection in the water now at the ExxonMobil SYU pipeline between Heritage, Harmony, and Hondo to shore.
Read more (americanalbacore.com)
Fishing and Port Access Requirements for U.S. North Pacific Albacore Tuna Vessels in the Canadian EEZMay 31, 2018
Guide for Complying With the Vessel Fishing Requirements of the U.S. – Canada Albacore TreatyMay 31, 2018
SeaView Fishing by Ocean Imaging – SeaView version 3.5.3! AAFA Special: $100 off with this order form (PDF form attached).February 20, 2018
Safety Alert – Kidde Fire Extinguisher RecallNovember 13, 2017
United States Coast Guard Headquarters – Inspections and Compliance Directorate Washington, DC – November 13, 2017
Safety Alert 12-17
Don’t be inflamed about what you have to do!
Kidde has made this extinguisher recall and replacement easy for you.
This safety alert provides information related to Kidde brand fire extinguishers. Nearly 40 Million extinguishers involving 134 different models have been recalled. These fire extinguishers were manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017….
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Safety Advisory 01-17 – Renewing Certificates of Documentation USCGSeptember 27, 2017Safety Advisory 01-17Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation Services Be Aware of Third Party Service ProvidersThe U.S. Coast Guard’s National Vessel Documentation Center (NVDC), located in Falling Waters, West Virginia, is the only entity authorized to issue Certificates of Documentation (CODs), Form CG-1270, valid for a period of one year from date of issuance…
Read more (usmsa.org)
AAFA Vessels Covered under MSC Chain of CustodyAugust 10, 2017