Latest Fishing News
Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Worldwide Purse Seine Fleet is GrowingJuly 20, 2018
Fishermen’s News Online – Wednesday, July 18, 2018July 19, 2018
FishNews – July 18, 2018July 19, 2018
ISSF: World tuna purse seiner fleet expandingJuly 13, 2018
The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) — a coalition of scientists, the tuna industry and World Wildlife Fund for Nature — says there has been a 3% increase in the number of purse seine vessels worldwide since 2017. ISSF has issued a ‘snapshot’ of the world’s tuna purse seine fleet, which shows there were at least 1,871 purse seiners fishing for tuna worldwide as of June 2018, up from 1,815 in 2017….
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FishNews – July 11, 2018July 11, 2018
NOAA Fisheries Celebrates Habitat Month
This July, dig into Habitat Month and learn how healthy habitat depends on the power of partnerships.
The Power of Partnerships
Our habitat conservation efforts are collaborative and use sound science in support of sustaining fisheries and recovering protected species.
Coastal Restoration Summit
Tuna catches in the Eastern Pacific Ocean fallJuly 10, 2018
Estimated tuna catches by purse seine and pole-and-line vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean remained below last year’s level between January and the start of June, according to the latest available figures from the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC). Catches between January and June 3 totaled 290,302 metric tons, down 8%….
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Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Forum Fisheries Committee Urges Action on Managing Tuna StocksJuly 8, 2018
Saildrones set out to monitor fish stock along West CoastJuly 2, 2018
Two little orange robot ships sailed out on the tide from Neah Bay, Wash., on Tuesday on a mission to monitor fish stocks along the West Coast. The project will gather data on fish populations managed jointly between Canada and the U.S. to see if the robot vessels, called Saildrones, can potentially replace larger, manned research ships. “This is the quintessential figuring out how many fish there are in the sea, so we can set fishing levels that are sustainable in the long term,” ….
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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