Archives for 2013

Fishing Vessel Energy Audit Preliminary Results

Commercial fishing vessel owners and operators in Kodiak are invited to hear preliminary results of the “Fishing Vessel Energy Audit Pilot Project”. All gear groups are welcome. For more information see the flyer: Fishing Vessel Energy Audit Preliminary Results … Read More »

The Promise of the Arctic

When: May 29 & 30, 2013 Where: Bell Harbor Convention Center – Seattle The economic potential of the Arctic is one of the ‘hottest’ topics on the national—and international—economic agenda. But what is the true potential? The Promise of the Arctic is a policy-driven conference that seeks to explore the opportunities—and honestly expose the challenges—of the harsh Arctic environment. The … Read More »

MSC Certification Update – April 2013

Pacific Cod Certification Update Dear AFDF P cod working group, We are in preparation for the 3rd Annual Surveillance Audit for Marine Stewardship Council’s certification of sustainability for the Pacific cod fishery in Alaska. One of the steps in preparation is collecting the pro rata shares from the participating primary processors and fishing groups that are supporting the … Read More »

20th Anniversary Alaska Symphony of Seafood Winners of New Products Contest

Copper River Seafoods wins with their Zesty Grill Sockeye Salmon ANCHORAGE (Feb. 24, 2013) — The 20th Anniversary Alaska Symphony of Seafood announced today the winners of its annual New Products Contest judging event held in Seattle. The competition enlists chefs and industry experts to pick the best new seafood products each year. The winners were announced Saturday at the Gala Soiree in … Read More »

WANTED: Vessel Owners & Energy Auditors for Fishing Vessel Energy Audit Pilot Project

The high cost of fuel is a challenge that affects the entire seafood industry. Over 8,000 commercial fishing vessels are licensed in Alaska. The operation of fishing vessels accounts for a large percentage of the fuel consumption in the seafood industry. This is a significant area to target for energy efficiency and fuel savings. In response to high fuel costs, the Alaska Fisheries Development … Read More »