CDQ groups seen as possible players in Icicle sale

Northern Victor, one of Icicle's processing vessels.

Their purchasing power may be small in comparison to tipped frontrunner Pacific Seafoods, but Alaska’s community development quota groups are in expansion mode and at least some can’t be written off as the Icicle sale process unfolds

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NOAA issues proposed rule addressing Magnuson Stevens Act

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries issued a proposed rule to revise its guidelines for National Standards 1, 3, and 7 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act last week (more…)