National Fisherman

State officials say Alaska's record pink salmon harvest in 2013 could create a market glut that will drive prices down for several years.
KFSK reports the state's division of Economic Development sees a glut in supply after the 2013 harvest, bringing downward pressure on prices.
Alaska fishing fleets caught 219 million pink salmon last year. That helped fill an estimated 4 million cases of tall pink cans and left companies with almost 5 million cases in inventory.
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Inside the Industry

The Center for Coastal Studies recently announced that Owen Nichols, Director of the Center for Coastal Studies’ Marine Fisheries Research Program, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the John Annala Fishery Leadership Award by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute. 

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Cummins  announced the opening of a new Alaska service location on Kodiak Island last week that will serve as a service and support location for commercial marine applications.

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