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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Multiple FREE – AMSEA Commercial Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Courses

Drill Conductors Safety Course to be held at the following locations:   Murrells Inlet, SC – F/V Drill Conductor Workshop Date: March 9, 2017 Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 for all others Location: Murrells Inlet Community Center, 4462 Murrells Inlet Road, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576   Map Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287   McClellanville, SC – F/V Drill Conductor […]

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Drill Conducting Classes

Another reminder about the March 11 class here in Brunswick, and to let you know a class in Murrells Inlet has been arranged for March 9, at the Murrells Inlet Community Center, as well as a class in McClellanville on March 11, at the McClellanville Town Office. ALL are free for commercial fishermen, $175.00 for others, so it’s a good […]

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South Carolina Sunset Review Meetings in 2016

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:   1) McCellanville,SC                                                                                          6:00 PM, Wednesday, December 14, 2016             Town Hall                                                                         405 […]

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South Carolina Town Hall Meeting

South Carolina Town Hall Meetings in 2016     The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding town hall meetings in South Carolina.   Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA. A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation. SCHEDULE:   1. McCellanville,SC  6:00 PM, Saturday, January 30, 2016 Town Hall 405 Pinckney St. McCellanville, SC 29458 2. Beaufort, SC […]

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Proposed Critical Habitat for Loggerhead Sea Turtles

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has issued a proposed rule for the designation of critical habitat for the threatened Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment (DPS) of the loggerhead sea turtle. https://www.shrimpalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Loggerhead-NWA-DPS-Critical-Habitat-Proposed-Rule-July-2013.pdf   This designation of critical habitat was fully expected as the follow-on to the 2011 final rule revising the listing of loggerhead sea turtles under the ESA […]

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Magwood’s Shrimp Featured in the Charleston City Paper

The Charleston City Paper’s Dish Dining Guide promotes local shrimp from Captain Wayne Magwood that appear on the menu of Two Boroughs Larder, a local-centric restaurant and market in downtown’s Elliotborough neighborhood. In “The Magwoods keep the heads on and the freshness intact: Wild Shrimp,” Robert Moss writes: At the peak in the 1980s, almost a hundred trawlers operated out […]

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TAA Final Deadline for FY2011 Applications is Dec 23, 2010

For shrimpers that are not participating in the FY2010 Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers (TAAF) program, the deadline for applications for the FY2011 TAAF program is tomorrow, December 23, 2010. We have been reminded that late applications will not be accepted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Applications for TAAF (Form FSA-229-1) can be downloaded from the website www.taaforfarmers.org […]

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