Latest Fishing News
Could the High Seas Be Closed to Fishing?August 17, 2018
As the United Nations prepares to begin negotiations next month on a high seas biodiversity treaty, some scientists and advocates say a spate of recent research supports banning commercial fishing in international waters to protect remote ecosystems. MOMENTUM IS GROWING for a radical yet potentially realistic proposal to close international waters to commercial fishing. The idea first began to snowball in 2014, and since then more and more scientists and conservationists have joined the call…
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Fish Caught in America and Processed in China Could Get Trapped in Trade DisputeAugust 9, 2018
The next round of U.S. tariffs aimed at Chinese imports could wind up hurting a major product that initially comes from America: fish. Proposed 10% duties by the Trump administration last month on $200 billion worth of imports from China included dozens of varieties of fish, from tilapia to tuna. The proposed tariffs, which could increase to 25%, are set ….
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Fishermen’s News Online – Wednesday, August 8, 2018August 9, 2018
FishNews – August 8, 2018August 9, 2018
Will US-China Trade War Boost Thai Tuna Business?August 7, 2018
The escalating trade war between the United States and China has the potential to push seafood processors from both countries, in the direction of Thailand. This is according to Chanintr Chalisarapong, President of the Thai Tuna Industry Association (TTIA), the umbrella group of major tuna processors in the Asian nation. According to him, tuna canning and other seafood processing companies could be driven to move their operations to Thailand….
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Trump tariffs will ‘destroy’ China’s growing US tuna salesAugust 6, 2018
The introduction of an additional 10% — or potentially even 25% — tariff on seafood imports from China, threatened by US president Donald Trump, would kill the trade between the two countries on tuna, industry sources in Asia and the US told Undercurrent News. However, additional tariffs are unlikely to cause an increase in prices in the North American market, as others will step in to fill the gap, sources said….
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Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – 72-Day Closure Begins in the ETPAugust 3, 2018
FishNews – August 1, 2018August 2, 2018
Important Vessel Notifications
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.
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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
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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…
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AAFA Vessels Covered under MSC Chain of CustodyAugust 10, 2017
AAFA 2017 RosterJuly 24, 2017