Tue. Jul 7 2020

Uber to Acquire Postmates; Will Keep Consumer-Facing App Running Separately

Mon. Jul 6 2020

Alaska Fishing Updates for July 2020  

PMTF Data Shows Bristol Bay Run a Week Late, Statewide Salmon Landings 8% of Forecast  

Pacific Seafood Worker in Quarantine After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Dismal Area 2A Halibut Landings Necessitate Second Opener; Vessel Limits Create Confusion  

DeFazio Urges NOAA to Reinstate Observer Waiver for West Coast Seafood Industry

JAPAN: Fresh Salmon Imports by Air Continued Decreasing in May  

Norwegian Seafood Export Value Reaches All-Time High in First-Half Year  

Florida Senators Push DOC to Include State for Aquaculture Opportunity Areas

JFOODO Large-scale Sales Promotion in Hong Kong Aims to Increase Consumption Post-COVID 19  

Russia Plans to Diversify Exports of Pollock Roe Within Next Several Years  

China Drafts a Plan to Help Exporters Raise Market Shares at Home  

New Report Highlights Ongoing Issue of Fisheries Observer Protections, Deaths at Sea

BioMar Norway, Bio Feeder to Develop Hybrid Fish Feed Vessel

SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, July 6

Thu. Jul 2 2020

Urner Barry Launches Expanded Shrimp Market Coverage in Europe

ANALYSIS: May Shrimp Imports Decline 29.4 Percent  

Alaska’s Daily Rate of COVID Cases Up Sharply, Seafood Cases Now 10% of all Cases

Update: Bristol Bay Run Still Building, Ocean Temperatures Close to Normal, Patches Higher

Massachusetts Releases Update On Allocation of $28 Million Received From CARES Act

Seven Lessons Foodservice Can Learn from a Pandemic

NYC Pulls Back on Indoor Dining as U.S. Sees Biggest One-Day COVID-19 Spike Since Start of Pandemic

Massachusetts Delegation Calls for State’s Lobster Industry to be Part of Potential Tariff Relief  

Japan: May Seafood Exports Increased by 3% to 630,000 Tons; Frozen Scallops, Albacore Perform Well  

SeafoodNews Not Publishing on Friday, July 3

RODA Challenges Coast Guard Study Related to Offshore Wind

All Seafood Products in Pair of Albertsons Product Lines to Get Sustainability Logos on Packaging

Norpac Fisheries Export Recalls Shrimp Poke Due to Listeria Monocytogenes  

Conagra Brands Partners with MSC to Boost Sustainable Seafood in U.S.

Torchy’s Tacos Introduces New Prawn Taco For July’s Taco of the Month  

More Food Delivery Consolidation? Uber in Talks to Buy Postmates

SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, July 2

Wed. Jul 1 2020

NOAA Changes Course, Observer Redeployment Delayed Through July 31

City Water Woes Worsen Industry Upheaval in Newport, Ore.

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced Today Authorizes $3 Billion for Coastal Communities

NOAA: Vessel Collision Led to First U.S. North Atlantic Right Whale Death of 2020

Vietnam Runs into Trouble Again in Basa Exports to China  

JAPAN: Fresh Squid Landings in January-May Lowest in Recent Years, but Shows Sign of Improvement  

Pair of U.S. Squid Fisheries Obtain MSC Certification  

Seafood Show Tokyo to go on September 30-October 2

U Maryland’s Wilberg Wins President’s Science Award for Oyster Management Work   

Zoetis Purchases Fish Vet Group, Boost Fish Farm Diagnostic Offerings

Atlantic Capes Fisheries Donates 10,000 Pounds of Fresh Seafood to South Coast Food Banks

F3 Fish-Free Feed Competition Registration Extended; Prize Money Doubled  

FeedKind Aquafeed Project's First Commercial-Scale Plant to be Built in Chongqing  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, July 1

Tue. Jun 30 2020

Landings Report: AK Salmon Season Lags Behind Recent Years, Keta Harvest Picking Up  

Carlos “The Codfather” Rafael Moved to Residential Reentry Management Center During Pandemic

Rep. Seth Moulton Calls for Delay of At-Sea Monitors Coverage Ahead of Observer Return on July 1

Two Die After Crab Vessel Strikes Jetty Near Florence, Ore.; One Crewman Rescued

AquaBounty Begins Commercial Harvest of Atlantic Salmon Raised in Indiana  

Peer-reviewed Study Shows Army Corps Downplayed Risk of Earthquakes at Pebble

First Red Sea Bream Aquaculture Improvement Project (AIP) in Japan Launched

Former Pro Baseball Player Bo Jackson Joins NFI’s Crab Council

Kvarøy Arctic Investing in Land-Based Aquaculture  

Russian Pollock Producers May Significantly Strengthen Their Positions in Domestic Market This Year  

Hokkaido Scallop Producers Regain Access to Top Market Through New Export Route  

BioMar’s New Denmark Facility Fully Operational, Set to Boost Annual Capacity by 25%

New Jersey Postpones Indoor Dining Indefinitely as Other States Pause Reopening

Kura Sushi to Purchase 200 Tons of Red Seabream

Hong Kong Japanese Restaurant Association organizes Hong Kong Japan Food Import Promotion Council

DFO Renews Fishery Management Order Regarding At-Sea Observer Requirements

Alaska Fish Radio: World Fishing Highlights 2018; COVID Impacts

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, June 30

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ANALYSIS: April Shrimp Imports Increase 6.2 Percent

April imports were released today and showed another increase over the same month last year, continuing the trend set in the first three months. The data showed a 6.2 percent increase over last April to 113.822 million pounds. Urner Barry Consulting expectations were in-line with actual figures against some others that believed imports would fall because of shutdowns across the globe.

Of our top five trade partners, gains from the consensus top two, India (+25.2%) and Indonesia (+44.6%) overpowered less shipments from Ecuador (-30.9%), Vietnam (-10.5%), and Thailand (-5.9%)...

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