Thursday, September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Preliminary NOAA survey suggests ‘low abundance year’ for king salmon
KNOM by Davis Hove - September 11, 2019
The latest of several trawling vessels to come through Nome this summer is the Northwest Explorer. As it conducts a research survey in the Bering Sea, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries scientists onboard the ship say they’ve seen signs that this year’s chinook salmon numbers are dwindling.
https://www.alaskapublic.org/2019/09/11/preliminary-noaa-survey-suggests-low-abundance-year-for-king-salmon/

Sockeye harvest breaks all-time top 5; pinks picking up
Alaska Journal of Commerce by Elizabeth Earl - September 11, 2019
The 2019 salmon season has seen plenty of fish return to the state, but far from evenly across regions.
https://www.alaskajournal.com/2019-09-11/sockeye-harvest-breaks-all-time-top-5-pinks-picking


International
U.S. Coast Guard Targets Illegal Fishing in International Waters
The Maritime Executive - September 6, 2019
The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mellon, including two Canadian fishery officers, returned to Seattle on Sunday after an 80-day patrol detecting and deterring illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing activity in the Pacific Ocean. The patrol was performed under the auspices of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission and the North Pacific Fisheries Commission.
https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/u-s-coast-guard-targets-illegal-fishing-in-international-waters

U.S., China grant trade concessions as fresh talks loom
Reuters by Jeff Mason, Yawen Chen - September 11, 2019
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed China’s decision to exempt some U.S. anti-cancer drugs and other goods from its tariffs and announced a short delay to scheduled tariff hikes on billions worth of Chinese goods.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-exempts-some-us-goods-from-retaliatory-tariffs-as-fresh-talks-loom-idUSKCN1VW0IP

U.S. stock futures rise after Trump delays tariff hikes against China until Oct. 15
President says move is ‘gesture of good will’
Market Watch - September 11, 2019
U..S stock futures rose late Wednesday immediately following President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will delay implementing higher tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods for two weeks as a “gesture of good will.”
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-stock-futures-rise-after-trump-delays-tariff-hikes-against-china-until-oct-15-2019-09-11


FYI’s
NIOSH and the U.S. Coast Guard Announce the Commercial Fishing Occupational Safety Research Cooperative Agreement and Training Project Grant Award Recipients
CDC.GOV - September 11, 2019
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Commercial Fishing Occupational Safety Research Cooperative Agreement and Training Project Grant Program.
https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/updates/upd-09-09-19.html
 

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