IntraFish is bringing you quick, live updates on the impacts of the coronavirus on the seafood market in this story. For full coverage of the virus' impact, visit and bookmark this coronavirus topic page.
Friday, June 5, 3:20 GMT
Two more American Seafoods fishing trawlers hit by coronavirus outbreaks
Twenty-five crew members aboard American Seafoods' Northern Jaeger and American Triumph factory trawlers have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning blow to the company, which was already reeling from a mass outbreak on a third vessel last week.
Friday, June 5, 1:04 GMT
Whittier Seafood records 11-person Covid cluster, part of 17 new seafood worker cases across Alaska
The City of Whittier and Whittier Seafood are both working together and in coordination with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) to respond to the cluster of cases.
Thursday, June 4, 4:52 GMT
Workers for Cooke-owned Icicle Seafoods test positive for COVID-19 in Alaska
The two individuals, both male, one age 40-49 and one age 50-59, have been in quarantine in Unalaska since arriving seven days ago and have now been moved to isolation following the positive tests.
Thursday, June 4, 3:51 GMT
Seafood investment fund: Covid has revealed a resilient industry
The foodservice collapse during coronavirus was sudden, but will the sector continue to struggle in the long-term? No, says specialized seafood sector fund Holberg Triton Co-Founder Hogne Tyssoy who thinks normality will return with some adjustments.
Thursday, June 4, 2:46 GMT
Thai Union Global Sustainability Director: Coronavirus crisis reinforces need for change
Increased media coverage and significant events such as fires in the Amazon and Australia in 2019 have contributed to a raised awareness of climate change and put the issue firmly on Thai Union's agenda as it pushes forward with the next phase of its sustainability drive, Global Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Darian McBain told IntraFish.
Thursday, June 4, 2:28 GMT
Wells Fargo: How seafood companies can raise capital in a pandemic
Banking leaders in the food space with Wells Fargo, the fourth-largest lender in the United States, remain largely bullish on seafood's investment potential.
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Wednesday, June 3, 14:37 GMT
Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020 rescheduled
The Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America Steering Committee reschedule the event to Sept. 26 to Sept. 29, next year, at the St. John’s Convention Centre, Newfoundland and Labrador.
The change was done to accommodate attendees who wish to attend AquaNor 2021 in Trondheim, Norway.
Wednesday, June 3, 4:01 GMT
Question mark hangs over prices as Russia’s wild salmon producers face lower catches, coronavirus-related cost hikes
Russia’s Pacific wild salmon harvesting season officially kicked off Monday, and while hopes are for stronger prices, the industry is burdened withmarket uncertainty and costs associated with Covid-19 preventative measures.