Frontier Explorer, Clipper Seafoods, 134 ft. AK Fishing Boat, Returns to WA Ship Canal, Ballard Bridge Lift, to Coastal Transportation Offloading, Photography By: Salty Dog Boating News, Commercial Fishing, Workboat Marine Traffic Source Underway PNW to AK

Clipper Seafoods, Frontier Explorer 134 ft. commercial Alaska fishing vessel, made her way eastbound down the WA Ship Canal for a bridge lift to turn in to Coastal Transportation for an overnight before heading back to the west end of the canal the following afternoon to put the boat to bed after this extra snotting fishing season in Alaska cold winter seas. Welcome home Frontier Explorer, glad they’re back safe and sound early March 2018.

Clipper Seafoods, Frontier Explorer, 134 ft. AK Fishing Boat, Returns to WA Ship Canal, Ballard Bridge Lift, pulling into the massive docks at Coastal Transportation Offloading, Photography By: Salty Dog Boating News, Commercial Fishing, Workboat Marine Traffic Source Underway PNW to AK

Clipper Seafoods, is based out of Seattle WA, with vessels fishing in Alaska; they sell high-quality, frozen-at-sea fish products from Alaska. Clipper Seafoods operates seven freezer longliners in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska. Their mission is to provide consistent value to our customers in terms of both products and service. Clipper Seafoods has sponsored the MSC certification of the first cod fishery in the world in 2006 and continues to be a leader in promoting sustainable fishing, holding MSC certifications for Alaska cod, sablefish and Alaska pollock. Wild caught from Alaska, doesn’t get any better!

Clipper Seafoods, Frontier Explorer, 134 ft. AK Fishing Boat, Returns to WA Ship Canal, Photography By: Salty Dog Boating News, Salty Dog Maritime Marketing, The Commercial Fishing, Workboat Marine Traffic Source Underway, Go Fishing, Buy Wild, Eat Fresh!!! God Bless our fishermen & their Families!!!

Alaska Cod – Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) – The 2017 total allowable catch (TAC) for Alaska cod in the Bering Sea (BS) and Aleutian Islands (AI) is approximately 223,700 mt and 15,680 mt, respectively. This amounts to a combined total BSAI TAC of 239,390 mt. This is roughly 12,000 mt lower than the 2016 TAC of 251,520mtT.

Clipper Seafoods, Frontier Explorer, 134 ft. AK Fishing Boat, Returns to WA Ship Canal, Photography By: Salty Dog Boating News, Salty Dog Maritime Marketing, The Commercial Fishing, Workboat Marine Traffic Source Underway, Go Fishing, Buy Wild, Eat Fresh!!!

Freezer longline (FLL) sector’s initial allocation of the 2017 BSAI TAC is 103,700 mt, or roughly 5000 mt lower than for 2016. The FLL sector’s Alaska cod allocation is apportioned between A and B Season. The A Season begins on January 1st and ends on June 9th. The B Season begins on June 10th and ends on December 31st. The FLL BSAI allocations for A and B Season are 52,890 mt and 50,820 mt, respectively.

Clipper Seafoods, Frontier Explorer, 134 ft. AK Fishing Boat, Returns to WA Ship Canal, Docking at Coastal Transportation for now… Photography By: Salty Dog Boating News, Salty Dog Maritime Marketing, The Commercial Fishing, Workboat Marine Traffic Source Underway, Go Fishing, Buy Wild, Eat Fresh!!!

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The 2017 BSAI allocation for community development quota (CDQ) is 25,610 MT, compared to 26,900 MT in 2016. The majority of the CDQ allocation is harvest by FLL vessels. NOTE: In 2016, the total BSAI Alaska cod harvest for all gear types was 240,650 mt and the FLL total harvest was 112,800 mt.

Salty Dog Boating News: Clipper Seafoods, Frontier Explorer, 134 ft. AK Fishing Boat, Returns to WA Ship Canal, Docking at Coastal Transportation over night then back to their Terminal homeport by Ballard Locks … Photography By: Salty Dog Boating News, Salty Dog Maritime Marketing, The Commercial Fishing, Workboat Marine Traffic Source Underway, Go Fishing, Buy Wild, Eat Fresh!!!

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