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FishNews – May 7, 2020: CARES Act $300M, Seafood Competitiveness


Commerce Secretary Announces Allocation of $300 Million in CARES Act Funding
Today, the Secretary of Commerce announced the allocation of $300 million in fisheries assistance funding provided by Sec. 12005 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act….

President Signs New Executive Order Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth
Today, the President signed a new Executive Order Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth.

Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Canned Tuna Sales Soar Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic


Latest Fishing News
Coronavirus: As Canned Tuna Fly Off Shelves, Operations of US Boats Are Compromised
Warmest Oceans Ever Force Tuna Titan to Start Protecting Fish
Panic Buying of Canned Tuna Propels Thai Union Into Asian Leader
Amata Urges Fishing Access for National Food Security
Retail Seafood Sales Soar, but Fresh Seafood Counters Closing Across US
Temporary Suspension of New Crew Members on Foreign Tuna Vessels
Federal Fishery Managers Get Creative To Help Hawaii’s Tuna Fishermen

Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – 2020 Seafood Expo Global in Brussels has been postponed


Latest Fishing News
2020 Seafood Expo Global in Brussels Has Been Postponed
TUNA 2020 Joins List of Seafood Trade Shows Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak
Coronavirus: A Seafood Analyst’s Perspective
Chinese Government Document Calls for Development of Domestic Tuna Market
Coronavirus Impacts Seafood to and from China
Why Oil Prices Are Crashing and What It Means

FishNews – March 5, 2020


Secretary of Commerce Allocates $65 Million for Fishery Disasters
Carrie Selberg Robinson Appointed New Director for NOAA Fisheries Office of Habitat Conservation
Alaska: Sand Lance Growth Patterns Begin to Emerge in First Salish Sea Study
Pacific Islands: NOAA’s Drone Use Makes a Huge Splash at Recent Demo in Hawai‘i
Pacific Islands: Hope for Coral Reef Recovery in American Samoa? Preliminary Observations from the Field
Southeast: Reward Increases to More than $50,000 in Cases of Florida Dolphins Shot and Stabbed

Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Thai Union’s Profits Hit New High Despite Drop in Sales Value


Thai Union’s Profits Hit New High Despite Drop in Sales Value
American Samoa Calls on US for More Help with Disaster Resilience, Economy
Tuna Production Grows 5600% in the Last 12 Years
Filipino Tuna Company Century Pacific says they are 100% ‘Plastic Neutral’
10-Minute Video Regarding the Current State of the American Samoa Tuna Industry – PBS
Spanish Tuna Vessel F/V Albacora 6 Sinks off Ivory Coast

FishNews February 6, 2020


Highlights: Introducing the Fish Stock Sustainability Index 3.0
Alaska: Alaska Charter Halibut Operators: Register Your Charter Halibut Permit
West Coast: Pacific Coast Plan Identifies Ways to Improve Regional Recreational Fishing Data Collection Efforts
Veteran Makes Progress While Restoring Fish Habitat in Oregon
Pacific Islands: Partner in the Spotlight: U.S. Coast Guard District 14
International Whales of Mystery: Uncovering the Identity of Humpback Whales Breeding in the Mariana Archipelago
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Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Tuna Sector Eyes Recovery From Record Low Prices


Seafood Industry Awaits Full Details Before Celebrating the ‘Phase One; of US-China Deal
Beyond Plant-Based Meat, General Mills is Now Investing in Plant-Based Seafood
PNA Buys “Revolutionary” Fisheries Information Management System
Tuna Sector Eyes Recovery From Record Low Prices
Calvo, Atunlo Collaborate to Promote MSC in the Canary Islands
How Thai Union Rapidly Pivoted to a Greener Business Strategy