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Canada Arctic Region Created


In October, officlals from Canada and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) jointly announced the creation of a stand-alone Arctic Region inclusive of the four regions of Inuit Nunangat for the Department of Fisheries and... READ MORE

NAFO 2018 Annual Meeting (Summary)


The 40th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) took place from 17-21 September in Tallinn, Estonia. Delegates from the 12 NAFO Contracting Parties were welcomed to Estonia by the NAFO... READ MORE

Texas Fishery Disaster Declared


In response to a request from Texas Governor Abbott, the Secretary of Commerce has determined that a fishery resource disaster occurred in Texas resulting from the impacts of Hurricane Harvey. On Tuesday, March... READ MORE

Fairlead Boatworks Newport News Expansion


Fairlead Boatworks announced a major and far reaching expansion to its current operations in Newport News’ Seafood Industrial Park (SIP). The investment being made exceeds $5 million and will result in a significant... READ MORE