Monday, December 8, 2014
North Pacific Council to consider quotas and much more
The 11-member panel, which helps regulate federal fisheries off Alaska, will set 2015 catch limits for pollock, cod, and other groundfish.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
IPHC posts summary of interim meeting
The summary includes tables indicating potential halibut catch limits for 2015.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Trident to buy Western Alaska Fisheries plant in Kodiak
The plant belongs to Westward Seafoods, a subsidiary of Maruha Nichiro.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Senate gives fishermen a reprieve
The Senate passed a Coast Guard bill with a three-year moratorium on EPA vessel discharge
regulations for boats 79 feet and under. The House is expected to pass it this week, too.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Alaska gets preview of the R/V Sikuliaq
The 251-foot research vessel will be based in Seward. Photo courtesy UAF