NOAA Preliminary Data Shows Shrimp Landings in 2022 through September Are Close to Totals in 2021

Last week, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released preliminary shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for September 2022. In addition, NOAA continued its release of preliminary shrimp landings data from the South Atlantic, a practice begun in March of this year. As with the agency’s reporting since […]

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NOTICE TO FISHING VESSELS – New Telecommunication Cable – FIRMINA – Installation in Myrtle Beach, SC

Dear Fishing Vessels and Mariners – US East Coast Myrtle Beach, SC Federal Waters Please be advised that the cable laying ship CS DURABLE will be conducting telecommunication cable installation operations for the undersea fiber optic communications cable FIRMINA off Myrtle Beach, SC beginning approximately January 8 and completing approximately February 16, 2023. This phase of the project is beyond […]

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NOAA Data Show that through July, Shrimp Landing Volumes in the Gulf Were Significantly Higher than in 2018, 2019, and 2020

On Tuesday, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released preliminary shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for July 2022, as well as revised shrimp landings data for June 2022. In addition, NOAA continued its release of preliminary shrimp landings data from the South Atlantic, a practice begun in […]

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June Shrimp Landings Data Show Dockside Price Decline

Yesterday, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released preliminary shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for June 2022. In addition, NOAA continued its release of preliminary shrimp landings data from the South Atlantic, a practice begun in March 2022. As with the agency’s reporting since July of 2021, […]

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NOAA Releases Preliminary Warmwater Shrimp Landings Data for April and May 2022

Last week, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released preliminary shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for April and May 2022. In addition, NOAA continued its release of preliminary shrimp landings data from the South Atlantic, a practice begun in March 2022. NOAA reports that 3.0 million pounds […]

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NOAA’s Preliminary Reporting Shows Gulf Shrimp Landings in Line with Last Year; Agency Begins Reporting Preliminary South Atlantic Figures as Well

Yesterday, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released preliminary shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for March and the first quarter of 2022. NOAA also, for the first time, released preliminary shrimp landings data from the South Atlantic. NOAA reports that 124,000 pounds of shrimp were landed on […]

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South Atlantic Shrimp Fishery Posts Above-Average Harvest Year in 2020

Through information made available from the state governments of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, the Southern Shrimp Alliance has compiled shrimp landings data in the South Atlantic for 2020 and the twenty years preceding it. Last year, 21.9 million pounds of shrimp (headless, shell-on equivalent weight) was landed on the east coast of Florida and in Georgia, South […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Remembers Captain Wayne Magwood

On September 11, 2020, the shrimp industry lost a Lowcountry icon and a friend to many. Captain Wayne Magwood contributed much to the U.S. shrimp industry through his passion for showcasing the shrimper’s way of life. He welcomed people on his boat, Winds of Fortune, to teach how America’s favorite seafood is produced. Magwood introduced the shrimp industry to school […]

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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:                                   […]

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F/V Drill Conductor Courses in GA and SC

One more reminder of all the drill conductor classes going on in GA and SC.  Last email it was 2 in SC now its 3, and all of them are free for commercial fishermen!  SO, get it while the FREE status lasts, when they run out of funding it will cost you $175.00, and the funding will run out, and […]

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