Commercial fishing vessels home-ported in Sitka.
2012 = 631
2011 = 641
2010 = 607
2009 = 607
2008 = 590
2007 = 570
Source: Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission
Registered Boats (all types)
2013 = 2,076
2012 = 2,064
2011 = 2,060
2010 = 2,020
2009 = 2,047
2008 = 2,066
Source: Alaska DMV
Trends and Opportunities in the Alaska Maritime Industrial Support Sector
This comprehensive report was released in September 2014 and provides a lot of good information on opportunities that exist for development and/or expansion of Marine Industry Support Services.
THE MARITIME ECONOMY OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA
A 12 page report on the Maritime Economy of Southeast Alaska was released this year and provides and excellent overview of the importance of marine inudustry to our local and regional economy. For example, did you know that 26% of work related income in Southeast Alaska comes directly from maritime employment?
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Fisheries, Seafood and Maritime Initiative - SITKA
Industry and agency partners show strong FSMI support during board of regents meeting in Sitka. "Japonski Island is well suited to host important partnerships with seafood, maritime and fishing companies, businesses and agencies."
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