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URGENT NOTICE TO FEDERAL GULF OF MEXICO SHRIMP PERMIT HOLDERS

Federal regulations require all SPGM permit holders that have been selected to participate in the cellular Electronic Logbook (cELB) Program to pay the monthly cellular transmission costs to the service provider: Wyless Connect. This is mandatory and the program provides data that is essential for the Gulf Shrimp fishery to continue to operate under Federal [...]URGENT NOTICE TO FEDERAL GULF OF MEXICO SHRIMP PERMIT HOLDERS read more ...

 

Coast Guard Issues New Strategy for Alternate Safety Compliance Program

Today the Coast Guard issued a new Marine Safety Information Bulletin substantially revising their plans for future development and implementation of the Alternate Safety Compliance Program for older commercial fishing vessels. Please click the following link to view the Marine Safety Information Bulletin: http://www.shrimpalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Marine-Safety-Information-Bulletin-011_16-13-July-16-ASCP-Update-.pdf SSA strongly encourages all owners/operators of commercial shrimp fishing vessels greater than [...]Coast Guard Issues New Strategy for Alternate Safety Compliance Program read more ...

 

NOAA Releases June Landings Data

Today, NOAA released shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for June 2016. For the month, NOAA reported landings of 11.7 million pounds shrimp in the region, 34.8% below the prior fourteen-year historical average.  However, there was significantly more shrimp caught in the Gulf this June than in the prior year (9.7 million pounds).  [...]NOAA Releases June Landings Data read more ...

 

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