Nearly $16 million in CARES Act funding to be made available to Oregon’s marine-related and coastal fishery businesses impacted by COVID-19 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
Buoy 46015 off Port Orford is expected to be redeployed,possibly within the next ten days.
The White House has issued an executive order promoting competitiveness and economic growth of American seafood.
Proposed Budget ’20-21 will next go to the full board of commissioners.
Illness of a person onboard any vessel that may adversely affect the safety of a vessel or port facility is a hazardous condition per 33 CFR 160.216 and must be reported immediately to the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP). Cases of persons who exhibit symptoms consistent with COVID-19 must be reported to the COTP.Click here to read full release.
ODA Director Alexis Taylor is responsible for appointing commissioners. Dungeness Crab Commission – 3 producers (1 each from Port of Astoria, Charleston, and Newport). The deadline to apply is March 16, 2020. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORODA/bulletins/27b43dd
An engineering firm and prime contractor have been selected to complete the necessary work and engineering and design have commenced. http://oregondungeness.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Ice-House-Project-Update-7FEB20.pdf