Alaska Alaska Marine Lines Puts New Reefers into Service Pacific Maritime by Karen Robes Meeks - September 13, 2022 Alaska Marine Lines was able to move 852 containers of Bristol Bay sockeye harvest this year, thanks to new refrigerated containers that were sent in May to Dutch Harbor, Alaska. https://pacmar.com/alaska-marine-lines-puts-new-reefers-into-service/?mc_cid=1c577ca8f8&mc_eid=d49ead198a Mary Peltola makes history as first Alaska Native sworn into Congress Alaska Public Media by Chris Klint - September 13, 2022 Mary Peltola on Tuesday became the first Alaska Native sworn into U.S. Congress, replacing the late Rep. Don Young as the fifth U.S. representative from Alaska since statehood. https://alaskapublic.org/2022/09/13/mary-peltola-makes-history-as-first-alaska-native-person-sworn-into-congress/ Federal survey delivers more bad news to the Bering Sea crab fleet Saving Seafood - The Seattle Times by Hal Bernton - September 12, 2022 A Bering Sea survey by federal scientists contains more bad news for Alaska, Washington and Oregon-based crabbers hoping for an upturn in upcoming harvests that last year fell to rock-bottom levels. https://www.savingseafood.org/science/federal-survey-delivers-more-bad-news-to-the-bering-sea-crab-fleet/ National Inflation continues to impact US fresh, frozen seafood sales Seafood Source by Christine Blank - September 13, 2022 Inflation continued to impact fresh and frozen seafood sales in U.S. supermarkets in August 2022. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/foodservice-retail/inflation-continues-to-impact-us-fresh-frozen-seafood-sales International Seafood industry partnerships push for improved fisher safety Seafood Source by Emma Desrochers - September 14, 2022 The Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS), the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA), the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST), Sea Pact, and the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) have released a joint statement calling for improvements to improve the safety of the global fishing industry. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/business-finance/five-of-the-largest-seafood-sector-collaborations-come-together-to-improve-fisher-safety-in-one-of-the-largest-seafood-industries-calls-for-action-on-record FYI’s Announcement: BBRSDA's Inaugural Graduate Student Research Program Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association - September 12, 2022 The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association (BBRSDA) is offering up to $30,000* to graduate students to progress the science and understanding the Bristol Bay salmon fishery. The BBRSDA is currently accepting proposals until 5 p.m. AKST on January 13, 2023. Awardee(s) will be announced by March 17, 2023. https://www.bbrsda.com/updates/2022/9/12/announcement-bbrsdas-inaugural-graduate-student-research-program Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.pspafish.net Our office days/hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, any copyrighted work in this message is distributed under fair use without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only. *Inclusion of a news article, report, or other document in this email does not imply PSPA support or endorsement of the information or opinion expressed in the document.