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Jan 12

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The tragic loss of the U.S. cargo vessel El Faro along with its 33 member crew on October 1, 2015 led to the convening of a Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation tasked with determining as much as possible the cause(s) of the casualty. On October 1, 2017, the second anniversary of the casualty, the Marine Board released its report which is not final until approved by the Commandant. Deficiencies in the USCG Alternative Compliance Program were found to have played a major role in the incident. read more

Mar 06

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Speaking to Petersburg's Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 25th, 2017 CEO Glenn Cooke of farmed seafood giant, Cooke Aquaculture, says wild salmon sales can flourish in the hands of his company. The business purchased Icicle Seafoods, one of Alaska's main seafood processors, last summer. read more

Feb 13

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Ocean Beauty Seafoods will shutter its salmon canning plant in Petersburg, Alaska for 2017, because of large inventories and higher prices for frozen salmon, reports KFSK Community Radio. Icicle Seafoods will be the only salmon cannery operating in Petersburg this summer. read more

Jan 25

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On Friday January 20th 2017, Fishing Company of Alaska announced the sale of its three factory trawlers and catch quotas to Ocean Peace and O'Hara Corporation. This ends more than three decades of sometimes troubled operations in the North Pacific seafood industry. read more

Jan 02

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On Monday, January 2nd, 2017, a four-man team from SMIT Salvage successfully salvages the stricken ro/ro Modern Express in a last ditch effort before she runs aground off the French coastline. read more

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