The Northeast Seafood Coalition (NSC), a non-profit commercial groundfish fishing industry membership organization, announced the redesign and launch of its website at northeastseafoodcoalition.org.
Mount Dora, FL — Joseph Brancaleone passed on to eternal peace on Sunday, July 14, 2013. He was surrounded by his family.
The North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) announces that Dr. Vladimir Radchenko is taking over the position of executive director. Dr. Radchenko is an internationally-known scientific expert on Pacific salmon and comes to the Commission from his previous position as deputy director general of the prestigious Pacific Research Fisheries Center (TINRO-Center) in Vladivostok, Russia.
British Columbia and Nova Scotia are shaking hands over an agreement to share training resources for Marine Service Technician apprenticeships.
On July 10, 2013, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) announced that 16 more companies have met the requirements of the FAO-Based Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Chain of Custody certification.
The New England Fishery Management Council is forming an ad hoc electronic monitoring working group.
The United Fishermen of Alaska, a statewide commercial fishing industry trade association representing 36 member organizations, announces the election of Jerry McCune of Cordova District Fishermen United as president.
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National Fisherman Live for March 11, 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the appointment of John M.R. Bull as Commissioner of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. John Bull has been with the Virginia Marine Resources Commission since June 2007 and has been serving as Acting Commissioner since January 2014.
PORTSMOUTH, NH - The New Hampshire Fish and Lobster Festival, known locally as Fishtival, invites the community to Portsmouth's Prescott Park each September to honor, celebrate and rediscover the proud tradition of small-scale, local commercial groundfishing in New Hampshire and its valuable contribution to our local food system, local economy and local culture. Now, the mission continues with the announcement of small grants available from the proceeds of the 2013 event.