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US: Two largest Pacific cod longline companies to merge

 |  September 17, 2019

The recently closed merger of the US’ two largest Pacific cod longline companies will create a larger, more capable operator with a nine-vessel fleet, most of which are newer and more efficient, executives told Undercurrent News.

In an interview following the recent closure of the merger between Clipper Seafoods and Blue North, Dave Little—Clipper’s founder who will serve as Blue North Clipper’s CEO—said that the combined company will focus on maximizing efficiencies out of its nine vessel fleet. 

“I think the real synergies are in operating the more efficient vessels. Clipper has four very efficient vessels and Blue North has two very efficient vessels and the goal would be to maximize the efficiencies on those six vessels,” Little said.

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