Wednesday, January 30, 2019

January 30, 2019

Labeling and Marketing

Alaska Seafood announced as 2019 Host a School Chef sponsor
Lead Association for Catering in Education - January 29, 2019
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has been announced as LACA’s Host A School Chef Sponsor for 2019.
http://laca.co.uk/alaska-seafood-announced-2019-host-school-chef-sponsor

Global market conditions superb for Alaska salmon sales
National Fisherman by Global market conditions superb for Alaska salmon in 2019 - January 29, 2019
Heading into the 2019 salmon season, markets are looking good, as global demand exceeds supply.
https://www.nationalfisherman.com/alaska/global-market-conditions-superb-for-alaska-salmon-sales/


FYI’s
Fundamental disagreement looms as halibut commission heads into annual meeting
KBBI by Aaron Bolton - January 25, 2019
The International Pacific Halibut Commission will meet next week in British Columbia to set season dates and catch limits for the Pacific Halibut season along the West Coast. The meeting is likely to be heated as fishermen debate about how to handle a declining resource and how the catch is split between regulatory areas in U.S. and Canadian waters.
https://www.kbbi.org/post/fundamental-disagreement-looms-halibut-commission-heads-annual-meeting

ASMI invites you to participate in the Outbound Trade Mission to Poland
May 13 & 14

ASMI - January 2019
The mission will include two days in Gdańsk to meet with qualified buyers and visit seafood processing facilities.
https://mailchi.mp/alaskaseafood/invitation-to-poland-trade-mission-may-13-14-2019

Fishing Auto ID System
KMXT by Pam Foreman - January 28, 2019
Fishermen are always on the alert for ways to do their job better, faster and safer.
When some enterprising fisherman finds a new piece of equipment or technique that accomplishes all of the above, word spreads through the fleet.
http://kmxt.org/2019/01/25825/

Special Workshop: The 30th Anniversary of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: A Legacy of Ecosystem Research
NOAA Fisheries - January 2019
2019 Alaska Marine Science Symposium Workshop/Conference | Alaska
In the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, AK scientific research and monitoring entered a new era. Government scientists have learned a great deal about ecosystem response over time, which has helped shape contemporary understanding of oil spill impacts and the importance of long-term monitoring and ecosystem research. The Alaska experience has provided a scientific framework for assessing oil spills in other parts of the world.
https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/event/special-workshop-30th-anniversary-exxon-valdez-oil-spill-legacy-ecosystem-research

Two Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea Workshops in Seattle
SeaGrant - January 2019
Learn to effectively treat hypothermia, near drowning and other incidents while on the water.
Monday, March 4 & Monday, March 18
Washington Sea Grant and the Port of Seattle Fishermen’s Terminal are cosponsoring two Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea workshops at Fishermen’s Terminal.
https://wsg.washington.edu/two-coast-guard-approved-first-aid-at-sea-workshops-in-seattle/
 

Ann Owens
Pacific Seafood Processors Association
Office Manager
1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: 206.281.1667
E-mail: pspafish@gmail.com; Website: www.pspafish.net
Our office days/hours are Monday-Friday
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

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