Seward harbor in need of more upgrading – The idea to use it for the CDQ fleet came up a couple of years ago, when Western Alaska’s Coastal Villages Region Fund, approached the city. CVRF is the largest of the CDQ groups, and it brings in an estimated 175 million pounds of groundfish and crab annually. Currently, the group’s fleet docks in Seattle.”And they’ve managed to leverage those initial shares into majority or outright ownership interest in twenty large vessels – crabbers, catcher processors trawlers, and over a quarter billion dollars in assets that they would like to bring home to Alaska.” continued

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