Coastal Villages Region Fund, the largest Alaskan-owned seafood company, is now the proud owner of a Seattle waterfront property that it has occupied since 2015.
Sitka-based Northline Seafoods secured funding to build a mobile commercial salmon processing platform for the Bristol Bay fishery. The vessel is billed as the world’s most sustainable and efficient vertically integrated processor.
Wild salmon and kelp products earned top honors in the first round of the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation’s Symphony of Seafood.
Nearly recovered from the COVID-19 slump, Alaska’s resource industries are optimistic for 2023—if enough workers can be found to fill job openings.
Delegates to the Alaska Federation of Natives came together in Anchorage, and the mood was upbeat and warm for the return of an in-person convention for the first time since 2019.
The commercial fishing season in Alaska saw zero fatalities during the fiscal year that ended September 30. The US Coast Guard says 2022 is only the second fatality-free season on record, after 2015.
Peter Pan Seafood hired Kevin Bixler to serve as the first CEO under the ownership
regime that bought the company in 2020.
Holland America’s business is putting passengers on the water, not pulling seafood out of it, yet the cruise line is the first to be certified by Responsible Fisheries Management for sustainability.
The UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences is expanding its offerings with online courses and a new master’s degree.
“These salmon literally bring back tons of fertilizer to these systems,” says UAF aquatic ecologist Mark Wipfli.