ODFW Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery Update
The post-season derelict commercial crab gear recovery program is open 8/31 through 10/11.
Report locations of derelict commercial crab gear to 541-867-0300, ext. 267 or email Eric.S.Anderson@state.or.us.
For more information see https://www.dfw.state.or.us/MRP/shellfish/commercial/crab/psdgrp.asp.
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
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.
UPDATE- deadline extended until March 23, 2020
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