Latest Fishing News
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.
Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Bans on Tuna Fishing Devices in the Pacific to ContinueFebruary 19, 2019
Bans on Tuna Fishing Devices in the Pacific to Continue
PNG to Bolster Fisheries Co-Operation with Philippines
Mercury in Tuna Related to Location Caught, New Study Finds
US Customs Claims Vanuatu Tuna Vessel Used Forced Labor
StarKist Expands Tuna Creations Pouch Line With New Asian Inspired Flavors
FishNews – February 6, 2019February 19, 2019
In this issue: NOAA Fisheries announced the availability of up to $6 million in Community-Based Restoration Program funding for habitat restoration in 2019, New U.S.-Canada Pacific Halibut Agreement, Help Wanted: Tropical Tuna Tagging Program, Feedback on NOAA Fisheries’ Website, and more.
Fishermen’s News Online – Wednesday, February 6, 2019February 19, 2019
Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – PNA Gears for VDS Expansion, Business Plan Development in 2019February 19, 2019
PNA Gears for VDS Expansion, Business Plan Development in 2019
FSM Government to Review Tuna Fishing Access Concession Practices
New Tuna Longline FIPs Have Potential to Turn the Tide at RFMO Negotiations
Skipjack Tuna Prices Likely at Bottom in Bangkok, Manta
China Under Scrutiny Over Fishing Practices
Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Tuna Pouches see Significant Growth in Shelf-Stable Seafood MarketJanuary 29, 2019
Latest Fishing News – January 21-28, 2019
Tuna Pouches see Significant Growth in Shelf-Stable Seafood Market
Scientists Develop Model to Predict Concentrations of Mercury in Tuna
PNA Targets Management of Longline Tuna Fleets
ISSF Report Shows Many Tuna Stocks Not Meeting Criteria for MSC Sustainability Standard
PNA Aims to Pick up Pace of Tuna Fishery Improvement in 2019
Important Vessel Notifications
2019 General Membership Satellite MeetingsFebruary 19, 2019
San Diego: Thursday April 4th – Sycuan Casino and Resort
Medford: Monday April 8th – Hilton Garden Inn
Astoria: Tuesday April 9th – Cannery Pier Hotel
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