Latest Fishing News
Court hearing reveals state of StarKist’s finances, delay in American Samoa investmentJune 20, 2019
In a June 12th hearing to discuss StarKist’s fine for pleading guilty to fixing the prices of canned tuna it sold in the United States between 2011 and 2013, StarKist counsel Niall Lynch acknowledged the company did not have the money to commit to expanding production of pouched tuna products in American Samoa….
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Fishermen’s News OnlineJune 20, 2019
Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Annual Forum Fisheries Ministerial Meeting Kicks Off in MicronesiaJune 20, 2019
FishNews – May 22, 2019May 23, 2019
Lawsuits allege US canners making misleading ‘dolphin-safe’ tuna claimsMay 15, 2019
Over a dozen consumers have sued the big three US tuna canners in separate filings, alleging that their claims of relying on fishing practices marketed as safe for dolphins are false advertising. According to the lawsuits, filed in a Northern California federal court this week, Bumble Bee Foods, StarKist & Co., which is owned by South Korea’s Dongwon Enterprise, and Thai Union Group’s Tri-Union Seafoods, which trades as Chicken of the Sea International….
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Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Dongwon Founder & Chairman RetiresApril 18, 2019
FishNews – April 17, 2019April 17, 2019
Catch quality and access to markets drives economic performance in tuna fisheriesApril 15, 2019
Tuna fisheries supply nutrients, food, employment, and other economic benefits to coastal states and global industrial fleets. A new analysis now examines the causes for variability in economic performance among regions and management types through Fishery Performance Indicators, which score performance on 68 questions answered on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). Benefits were greatest for tuna caught for canning and for sashimi (raw fish) markets….
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Important Vessel Notifications
2019 Canadian Vessel ListJune 20, 2019