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Exhibitors

The ComFish trade show runs Thursday, March 24 through Saturday, March 26 at the downtown Kodiak Harbor Convention Center from 10 AM-4 PM. Thirty-eight exhibitors from as far away as Rhode Island will be showcasing their goods and services this year.

 

 

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ACI BOATS

 

ACI Boats builds customizable all-welded aluminum catamarans and monohulls for commercial and recreational use. Our boats are engineered with a standardized and proven hull design that optimizes, efficiency, performance, and safety. Designed to be owner-operated, durable, comfortable, and fuel-efficient; ACI Boats stands out in quality, aesthetic, and performance with recreational amenities and commercial-grade construction. ACI Boats is based out of Port Townsend, WA with a second facility in Anchorage, AK.

Alaska Chadux Network

 

ACN is an industry-led and funded 501(c)4 nonprofit organization as Alaska’s premier oil spill prevention and response organization for vessels and facilities across the Western Alaska and Prince William Sound Captain of the Port Zones and Interior Alaska, while simultaneously providing guaranteed compliance with all U.S. oil pollution prevention regulations to protect mariners and the Alaska marine environment.

Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation

 

Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) has served the Alaska seafood industry since 1978. AFDF represents harvesters, processors and support sector businesses. AFDF works on behalf of industry to identify problems common to the seafood industry and collaborates with coastal communities, research institutes and government agencies to develop effective solutions with shared benefit. AFDF’s mission is to identify common opportunities in the Alaska seafood industry and to develop efficient, sustainable outcomes that provide benefits to the economy, environment and communities.

Alaska Ocean Observing System and Skipper Science

 

The Alaska Ocean Observing System works collaboratively to identify and fill gaps in ocean information and provide accurate and reliable data, applications, and services for decision making.  It hosts the Alaska Ocean Acidification Network and the Alaska Harmful Algal Bloom Network which engage researchers and stakeholders to understand and address the significant changes affecting our marine environment.

Skipper Science is a partnership that allows fishermen to report data and observations on the water to contribute to monitoring, research, and climate-resilient fisheries. Over 50 fishermen participated in the 2021 pilot program and efforts are expanding in 2022. Organizing partners include the Salmon Habitat Information Program, the Aleut Community of St. Paul, the Aleutians Bering Sea Initiative, the Northern Latitudes Partnerships, and the Alaska Ocean Observing System.

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

 

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is a public-private partnership between the State of Alaska and the Alaska seafood industry established to foster economic development of a renewable natural resource. ASMI plays a key role in the positioning of Alaska’s seafood industry as a competitive market-driven food production industry.

ASMI’s work to boost the value of Alaska’s seafood product portfolio is accomplished through a variety of tactics, including consumer campaigns, advertising, and partnerships with retail grocers, foodservice distributors and operators, restaurant chains, universities, culinary schools, and the media.

Learn more about ASMI’s work and find Alaska seafood resources by visiting https://www.alaskaseafood.org/.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers

 

Protecting Alaska’s Natural Resources through the enforcement of wildlife statutes and regulations.

Alaskans for Better Elections

 

Alaska’s elections are changing this year! The voter-approved laws take effect in 2022 with Alaska-style elections that give voters more choice, more voice, and more power. Stop by our booth to learn more about the new top 4 primary and ranked-choice voting coming to all state elections this fall.

Cascade Engine Center

 

Since 1961, Cascade Engine Center, LLC has provided engine solutions for the marine, industrial, forestry, agriculture, power generation, and OEM diesel markets in the Pacific Northwest. Our state-of-the-art facility in Seattle, WA is equipped with the latest software, test equipment, and documentation methods in order to provide you with the best products on the market.

Commercial Fishermen For Bristol Bay

 

Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay (CFBB) is a national coalition of fishermen dedicated to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska, and the 15,000 jobs, $2.2 billion in economic activity, and generational way of life that Bristol Bay’s wild salmon provide.

 

Stop by our booth for an update on the work to protect Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine and a chance to take action to help secure Clean Water Act protections for Bristol Bay’s salmon runs!

Cummins

 

Cummins power and service solutions are a perfect fit for Commercial Fishing.  From propulsion packages to auxiliary marine generators, we provide dependable power at the heart of many durable vessels in the fleet.  Cummins has your vessel in mind from those gillnetting in Bristol Bay to trawling off the NW coast of Akutan to crabbing off the Pribilof Islands to seining in the Prince William or Puget Sound.  Have peace of mind with certified service technicians dispatched from a global network including Kodiak and Dutch Harbor to perform a simple tune-up to a full overhaul with Cummins genuine parts.

Fishery Friendly Climate Action Agenda

 

Fishery Friendly Climate Action is a bicoastal fishermen-led campaign that empowers U.S. commercial fishermen to become leaders for climate solutions. Reducing and sequestering more greenhouse gases is the only way to avert catastrophic global warming, but these climate solutions must work FOR fisheries and not at their expense. As the U.S. gets ready to make much-needed climate commitments, we call on fishermen nationwide to join us in uplifting climate change-solving technologies and policies that are environmentally sound and supportive of existing resource-dependent communities. Given the urgency of the climate crisis, there is not a moment to lose.

GCI

 

Headquartered in Alaska, GCI provides data, mobile, video, voice, and managed services to consumer, business, government, and carrier customers throughout Alaska, serving more than 200 communities. The company has invested more than $4 billion in its Alaska network and facilities over the past 40 years and recently launched true standards-based 5G NR service in Anchorage, now the nation’s northernmost 5G service area. GCI’s introduction of 2 GIG internet speeds in the state as well as speeds in the state as well as its AU Aleutian’s Fiber Project are among the countless ways the company has transformed communication and quality of life for Alaskans.

Highmark Marine Fabrication, LLC

 

Highmark Marine Fabrication is your one stop shop for marine services and supplies in Alaska. Centrally located in Kodiak, our wide range of capabilities are here to serve your needs. Our skilled tradespeople are always ready to provide the highest quality, turn key solutions. Services and capabilities include ABS certified welding, fabrication, CNC Waterjet, CNC Metal forming, coating removal and application, machining, machinery alignment, commercial diving, mobile crane operation, mechanical repair, and more. Proudly operating the Kodiak Shipyard, we have four locations in Kodiak to best serve our customers. 2018 Mill Bay rd (Sales and Fabrication Shop), 2180 Mill Bay rd (Mechanic Shop), Kodiak Shipyard located on Near Island, and East Point Dock, located at 420. E. Marine Way. We pride ourselves in our extensive inventory of metals, compressed gases, coatings, FPT Marine Engines, equipment, hardware, fittings, and supplies. Our knowledgeable staff is ready to assist you 7 days a week.

Hockema Group, Inc.

 

Hockema Group, Inc. is an independent, full-service naval architecture firm primarily involved in commercial and government projects in various sectors of the marine industry. We provide naval architecture and marine engineering services for tugs, barges, commercial fishing vessels, dredgers, cargo vessels, workboats, passenger vessels, and government/military service vessels. Our work is balanced between new construction design, conversion/modification design, and miscellaneous consulting work.

Integrity Machining Inc/KOLSTRAND

 

Kolstrand Marine Equipment is the premier manufacturer of high-quality equipment for the North Pacific Fisheries.

KMXT

 

This year KMXT celebrates 46 years of bringing you non-biased and informative news coverage from Kodiak and around the globe, eclectic and entertaining music programs, as well as educational and enlightening talk and storytelling programming. We are also proud to be the home of The Alaska Fisheries Report, which brings fisheries news to a statewide audience each week. We look forward to serving the communities of the island archipelago in the years to come.

KODIAK MARINE SUPPLY

 

We are proudly serving the marine industry since 1985 with a range of sporting and subsistence to commercial gear. We carry more than just marine products and have something for everyone with a large selection of clothing for every season. We also carry children’s clothing, rain gear and boots. As well as a great selection of books, cookbooks and children’s books. Gift cards are available!

Kodiak Maritime Museum

 

Kodiak Maritime Museum is a 501C3 non-profit museum. Our mission is “To recognize, preserve, and interpret Alaska’s maritime heritage.” We have been doing this work since 1992. Some of our projects include oral histories, the restoration and exhibit of the salmon fishing vessel Thelma C, a series of 14 interpretive panels on Shelikof St., and most recently, the installation of more than 40 large-format portraits of people who lived through Kodiak’s legendary King Crab era.

Kodiak Powersports & Marine LLC

 

Kodiak’s only authorized Honda and Yamaha Outboard and Powersports Dealership and Service Center.

Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association

 

The Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association (KRAA) is dedicated to salmon fisheries development for the benefit of all common property users — subsistence, sport, and commercial — through research and management efforts, habitat monitoring and protection, stocking, enhancement and rehabilitation projects. KRAA operates two state-owned hatcheries: Pillar Creek Hatchery and Kitoi Bay Hatchery. Combined, these two facilities produce pink, chum, coho, and sockeye salmon. Additionally, rainbow trout and king salmon are incubated and reared at Pillar Creek Hatchery through a cooperative agreement with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

 

Kodiak’s only authorized Honda and Yamaha Outboard and Powersports Dealership and Service Center.

Mason’s Siding Supply, Inc

 

Mason’s Siding Supply, Inc is a third-generation siding supply company with over six decades of experience. We are the most diversified residential & light commercial siding supplier in the Pacific North West.

We offer:

  • “Everlast Polymeric Cladding”
  • “Longboard” commercial grade V-groove aluminum siding.
  • “Quality Edge TruCedar” steel siding
  • “Tando” polymer shakes & stone
  • Aluminum & vinyl soffit.

And much more…

US Navy

 

The Navy’s mission is to maintain, train, and equip combat-ready forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression, and maintaining freedom of the seas. The Gulf of Alaska provides invaluable training space needed to realistically train U.S. service members to protect and defend the United States and its allies. Northern Edge exercises are Alaska’s largest joint training exercises and occur biennially. During this exercise, the Navy takes actions to avoid or minimize impacts on marine mammals, fishes, marine birds, and important habitat. The Navy is also a world leader in marine species research and monitoring efforts.

NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center

 

The Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) is a scientific research organization responsible for the development and implementation of NOAA’s scientific research on living marine resources in Alaska waters. The science we conduct covers a broad range of scientific disciplines and promotes stewardship of the oceans. Our research focuses on more than 250 fish and 42 marine mammal stocks distributed across 591,000 square miles in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), which includes waters up to 200 nautical miles from the coasts of the Bering Sea, Gulf of Alaska, and Aleutian Islands.

Nobeltec

 

Nobeltec is a leading developer of PC-based marine navigation software programs and supplier of electronic charts, hardware, and accessories since 1993. Check out www.mytimezero.com for more information.

North Pacific Fuel

 

Petro Star Inc. has been doing business in Kodiak as North Pacific Fuel for 25 Years.  We continue to provide the highest quality Alaskan refined fuel and the best heating oil and marine fuel service in Kodiak!

Northern Lights, Inc.

 

For over 60 years Northern Lights, Inc. has remained the premier manufacturer of high-quality marine solutions and power production. Our Northern Lights family of products include marine generators, land-based generators, Technicold air conditioning, refrigeration, ice machines & Lugger propulsion engines. The Northern Lights Power & Energy Division is the West Coast Distributor for MAN and Nanni engines. With an emphasis on reliability, durability, and simplicity, Northern Lights products are engineered to stand up against the unforgiving nature of the marine environment. Headquartered in Seattle, WA, Northern Lights has offices in Alaska, California, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Florida, as well as, a dealer network over 350 strong in over 40 countries.

Northrim Bank

 

Northrim Bank is an Alaska-based community bank with 17 branches throughout the state including a lending production office in Kodiak, all which serve approximately 90% of Alaska’s population. The Bank also operates an asset based lending division in Washington, Northrim Funding Services and has a wholly-owned mortgage brokerage company, Residential Mortgage Holding Company, LLC. Northrim differentiates ourselves with detailed knowledge of Alaska’s economy and our signature “Superior Customer First Service” philosophy striving to be flexible and responsive as we provide customized financing solutions for your banking needs.

Northwest Farm Credit Services

 

Northwest Farm Credit Services is a member-owned cooperative that supports agriculture, fisheries and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. Located in Seattle, we serve producers who fish federal and state waters off the Alaska, Washington and Oregon coasts. Understanding the fishing industry and knowing your fisheries sets us apart from other lenders. Individuals, partnerships and corporations who harvest or process seafood products can obtain financing for business or personal reasons such as:  vessel purchases, new vessel construction or extensive vessel modifications, quota shares and permits, equipment purchases, refrigeration and other value-added projects. For more information visit: northwestfcs.com/fisheries.

Pacific Power Group

 

The marine industry relies on Pacific Power Group for innovative and cost-effective quality engines, propulsion systems, generators, and services for its vessels.

Petro 49, Inc

 

Petro Marine is an Alaskan-owned company that has been serving the petroleum needs of Alaskan residents and businesses since 1959. We count it a privilege to provide our valued customers with fine fuels, super service, and quality lubricants every day of the year.

PWS Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council

 

Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council is an independent nonprofit guided by our mission: Citizens promoting environmentally safe operation of the Alyeska terminal and associated tankers. The Council is a voice for those affected by Prince William Sound’s oil industry. Council members represent Alaska communities and organizations that were affected by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, including aquaculture, commercial fishing, environmental groups, Alaska Native communities, recreation, and tourism. Communities and interest groups from Prince William Sound to lower Cook Inlet to Kodiak Island are represented — all areas that were touched by oil from the Exxon Valdez. http://www.pwsrcac.org

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center

 

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) offers extensive services close to home, including emergency, surgical, maternity, acute and long-term care; occupational, physical, speech and respiratory therapy; x-ray, CT scan, MRI, ultrasound and mammogram; and infusion and chemotherapy. PKIMC also has in-house and visiting providers specializing in ear, nose, and throat; podiatry; dermatology; urology; Orthopedics; pain management; OB/GYN; pediatrics; audiology; wound care; and general surgery.

 

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center – Friends and neighbors caring for friends and neighbors.

R.W. Fernstrum & Company

 

R.W. Fernstrum has been engineering and manufacturing custom keel coolers for the marine industry since 1949. GRIDCOOLER® Keel Coolers are used for cooling marine propulsion engines, generator sets, reduction gears, and auxiliary systems onboard vessels of all sizes worldwide. Each cooling solution is engineered to meet the requirements of your engine, vessel, and operating conditions. Contact our sales and engineering team for expert advice on cooler sizing, placement, installation, and service.

Samson Tug & Barge, Inc.

 

Supporting the timber, energy, defense, seafood, commercial, and private transportation needs of Alaskans is a way of life for our family. Since 1938, Samson Tug and Barge has been meeting the supply chain needs of Alaska. We understand that living, working, and doing business in “The Last Frontier” means confronting and dealing with challenges found nowhere else in the world. The Samson Tug and Barge family have been meeting those challenges on behalf of our customers for four generations of family owned operations. Samson Tug and Barge, Alaskans serving Alaskans.

State of Alaska, Division of Economic Development

 

DED-Investments makes direct loans to resident commercial fishermen under the Commercial Fishing Revolving Loan Fund (CFRLF).

The Division of Economic Development, Investments Section, administers and services loan programs under the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. These programs were primarily designed to promote economic development through direct state lending in industries and areas of the state that are not adequately serviced by the private sector.  The loan programs include Commercial Fishing, Fisheries Enhancement, Small Business Economic Development, Rural Development Initiative Fund, Microloan, Mariculture, Commercial Charter Fisheries, and Community Quota Entity. Assumptions of existing loans are also available to a number of loan programs.

State of Alaska, Fishermen’s Fund

 

The Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Fund
Established in 1951, the Fishermen’s Fund provides for the medical treatment and care of Alaska licensed commercial fishermen who have been injured while fishing in Alaska or in Alaska waters.

SOUTHWEST ALASKA MUNICIPAL CONFERENCE

 

SWAMC’s Energy Audit Program conducts outreach to Alaskan commercial fishers and rural small business owners and offers them low-cost (75% discounted) energy audits (subsidized by the USDA REDA grant), as well as free assistance in applying for a U.S. Department of Energy REAP grant. This grant, if awarded, covers 25% of the cost of energy efficiency retrofits. Common retrofits include installing refrigerated seawater systems (RSW) on fishing vessels as well as upgrading LED lights and insulation in both vessels and buildings. The program is focused on southwest Alaska, but since 2020 offers discounted energy audits and grant technical assistance to small businesses statewide.

United Fishermen of Alaska

 

United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) is the statewide commercial fishing trade association, representing 37 commercial fishing organizations participating in fisheries throughout the state and the federal fisheries off Alaska’s coast.

United States Coast Guard District Seventeen Fishing Vessel Safety Program

 

The Coast Guard Fishing Vessel Safety Program provides required and voluntary safety examinations as well as outreach and safety training opportunities to the commercial fishing industry.