Photo by Bill Curtsinger

Tuesday April 16 in Seattle. Fleet Recapitalization Conference.


PNW Commercial Fishing Fleet


A brief overview of the conference and agenda can be found here.


  • “The 2024 Fleet Capitalization Conference will bring together representatives of the world’s most productive commercial fisheries in a forum dedicated to sustainable economic maximization of the Bering Sea and Distant Water Fisheries.
  • We’ll discuss federal regulatory and policy environments, and their effect on vessel and equipment financing.
  • We’ll also explore the federal, state and private sector financial products available to vessel owners for new build and/or conversions of fishing vessels fishing the North Pacific.
  • And we’ll examine the current state of high-volume wild seafood marketing: development of new and existing markets and innovations in value added products.
  • Join us on April 16th for the fishing industry’s only annual forum dedicated to the Bering Sea and Distant Water fisheries.”

Sarah M. Shoffler (she/her – what’s this?)

National Seafood Strategy Coordinator

NOAA Fisheries

La Jolla, California

phone: 858.546.5678

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