Fishing operations in Whittier back in action after explosion

Commercial fishing operations are resuming with an alternate plan to deal with the backlog of fish after the DeLong dock in Whittier was shut down after Monday’s explosion. Three large commercial fishing operations use the dock to offload fish for processing: Whitter Seafood, Copper River Seafood, and North Pacific Seafood.  According to city manager Jim Hunt, the dock shutdown caused several million pounds of fish to sit on the dock for several hours, and many loaded fishing vessels had no way to offload their catches.  Now, many fishing operations are using smaller, less-suitable docks to offload fish. They say it is an inconvenience but it’s not going to set them back,, >click to read< 20:12

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