SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Susan Chambers - June 27, 2018 An anticipated House of Representatives floor vote on H.R. 200, the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act, was delayed Tuesday. More than 25 amendments...read more
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Eastern Shipbuilding Group launched their latest vessel Thursday afternoon - Fri 9:33 AM, Apr 20, 2018 The North Star is a freezer stern trawling vessel built for Iquique U.S. The ship is 261 feet and six inches long and was...read more
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Jim Paulin, with material from John Sackton – June 27, 2018 NOAA has confirmed via email to people in the Alaska seafood industry that the 25% Chinese retaliatory tariff will not apply to re-processed products for export. John...read more
Seafreeze America’s $30 million conversion is the latest investment in the local fleet of catcher processors that work off Alaska.
Seattle’s fishing industry on Thursday feted the latest addition to the fleet, a 233-foot former Navy oceanographic vessel overhauled at a cost of more than $30 million for a new line of work — catching and processing fish off Alaska.
The F/V Ocean Peace, a 219-foot factory trawler owned by Ocean Peace Inc., was lifted out at Lake Union Dry Dock in Seattle in December for the installation of a Deflector high-lift rudder, replacement of the controllable-pitch propeller blades, and a re-positioned transducer chest. Numerous upgrades were also completed in the engine room, on the processing deck, and in the galley.read more