“This right-of-way is the culmination of years of research, planning, and collaboration,” says AIDEA Executive Director Alan Weitzner. “The signing of this permit is a major milestone. It’s the first step in a multi-year phase of feasibility and predevelopment.”
Through the agreement, the Mariner Companies will sell crab quota valued at $35 million to thirty Western Alaskan communities.. CVRF and BBEDC have provided and facilitated structural support to the communities to purchase the quota and will support the harvest through their fishing operations.
Akiak Technology is owned by Akiak Native Community, a federally recognized Alaska Native Tribe, and is an IT consulting business “with expertise in digital transformation.”
The website offers improved customer service, including an Alaska-staffed call center.
“Launching the new testing facility in Fairbanks will help open businesses, get kids back to school, and ensure expedited travel approval to Hawaii and beyond,” says Capstone CEO Dennis Spencer.
The new company combines the industry innovation and value-added sales channels of Northwest Fish Co. with the facilities, operations, and management of the legacy Peter Pan company.