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Delcambre Dock Day: March 19, 2018

    411 East Main St., Delcambre 8:00 am – 12:15 pm FREE lunch provided by Southern Shrimp Alliance Presentations & demonstrations focused on shrimp FREE event will cover key topics including: LDWF regulation & updates Quality ways to avoid rotten shrimp Retirement planning Coast Guard requirements Packing & shipping seafood demonstration Southern Shrimp Alliance meeting follows at 1:00 pm […]

Preliminary Results for Administrative Reviews of Vietnam and India Shrimp Antidumping Orders Published

On Monday, notice was published in the Federal Register of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (Commerce) preliminary results of the twelfth administrative review of the antidumping duty orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from India and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. These review proceedings cover shrimp imported into the United States between February 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017. In the Indian […]

Louisiana Town Hall Meeting in 2018

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 15 in Chauvin Louisiana. See Schedule below. Executive Director John Williams and Trade Attorney Nathan Rickard will present for SSA. A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation. SCHEDULE: Food and Beverages will be available at 5:30pm Meeting will begin at 6:00 pm – American Legion, […]

Historic Lows for Shrimp Catch Continue in 2018

NOAA’s Gulf of Mexico Data Management division has now released information regarding shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico for the first month of 2018. Last month, more than 1.9 million pounds of shrimp was landed in the Gulf of Mexico. This total is less than half the prior sixteen-year historic average for January (4.1 million pounds) and is, by far, […]

South Carolina SSA Meetings in 2018

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding meetings in South Carolina. Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA and Nathan Rickard from the law firm of Picard, Kentz and Rowe. (Attorneys for SSA) A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation. SCHEDULE:                                   […]

Reminder: F/V Drill Conductor Workshop: Saturday, March 10th in Brunswick, GA

Hi everyone.   As a reminder, we are hosting a F/V Drill Conductor Workshop at our Brunswick Station on Saturday, March 10th. Please share with anyone who needs the training. Attached are the details if you need more information. Remember, the training is free to commercial fishermen, but space is limited and you must register through AMSEA. Thank you. […]

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Report to Congress Highlights Effectiveness of Antidumping Duty Orders on Shrimp

Every year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is required by law to provide a report to Congress regarding enforcement of antidumping and countervailing duty orders over the prior fiscal year (FY). CBP’s report for FY2016 was presented to Congress on November 17, 2017, but was made available to the public for the first time this week. The United States operates […]

U.S. Shrimp Trade Deficit Reaches $6.4 Billion in 2017

In October of last year, NOAA Fisheries published the Fisheries of the United States for 2016. For the first time, the federal agency’s yearbook of fishery statistics highlighted the massive seafood trade deficit that the United States runs with the rest of the world. Specifically, NOAA Fisheries reported that in 2016, the United States’ seafood trade deficit with Asian nations was $6.98 […]