News

  • NTSB: Overloading, altered stability linked to tender sinking

    NTSB: Overloading, altered stability linked to tender sinking

    The skipper of the 56-foot Pacific Knight, a fish tender under contract with Icicle Seafoods in Bristol Bay, was jarred awake after rolling out of his day bunk early in the morning of July 25, …
  • Dead right whale off New York raises toll — and pressure on NOAA

    Dead right whale off New York raises toll — and pressure on NOAA

    A dead North Atlantic right whale found floating off New York’s Long Island Monday afternoon could raise the official death toll of the endangered species to 29 in the last two years, jacking up pressure …
  • Florida fisherman sentenced in dad’s beating death

    Florida fisherman sentenced in dad’s beating death

    A Florida fisherman was sentenced Monday to nearly a decade in prison for fatally beating his father on a commercial fishing boat. Casey Hickok, 32, of Copeland, Fla., hit his sleeping father Robert Hickok, 54, …
  • StarKist hit with $100 million fine for tuna price fixing

    StarKist hit with $100 million fine for tuna price fixing

    Canned tuna giant StarKist was slammed with a $100 million fine Wednesday for its role in widespread price fixing in the industry, U.S. Department of Justice officials said. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen in …
  • House Democrats vote for offshore oil ban

    House Democrats vote for offshore oil ban

    On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives pushed back on the Trump administration’s goal of expanding offshore oil exploration. Democrats and a smattering of Republicans from coastal districts voted to ban new leasing and drilling …

Viewpoints

  • Pilothouse Log: Minding the mine

    Pilothouse Log: Minding the mine

    Call it what you like — climate change, natural cycles of the planet, The Inevitable. Even if you believe there’s nothing we can do about the more frequent weather extremes that are affecting our fisheries …
  • Editor’s Log: Whistling into the wind

    Editor’s Log: Whistling into the wind

    As we were going to press, the commercial fishing industry won a major battle in the fight for a voice on the water. (See the full story on page 14 of our October issue.) Before …
  • Alaska outside and in

    Alaska outside and in

    The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute hosts an annual culinary retreat to showcase sustainable seafood. Here are highlights from this year. Nothing can prepare you for the sheer beauty of Alaska until you witness for yourself …
  • Editor’s Log: Modern history

    Editor’s Log: Modern history

    Our cover story for September is dedicated to an ancient Nordic nation that is headed full-throttle into the future. Iceland may be an island nation, but it is far from isolated. Icelandic fisheries are world …
  • View from Alaska: Alaska’s global mission

    View from Alaska: Alaska’s global mission

    The strength of the Alaska seafood portfolio lies in our wide assortment of species and product forms. In 2018, Alaska produced more than 2.4 billion metric tons of seafood, more than all other U.S. states …

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