A new company known as Dutch Harbor Acquisitions LLC has purchased the assets of the Harbor Crown processing plant located in Dutch Harbor. Dutch Harbor Acquisitions LLC is led by Siu Alaska Corporation and Copper River Seafoods, who have formed the LLC in order to create a seafood company that reflects the strength and experience of both entities.
Copper River Seafoods, Inc. is participating in Dutch Harbor Acquisitions, LLC, through Western Alaska Ventures LLC., which is a partnership between Copper River Seafoods, Inc., International Seafood Ventures LLC and Pacific Harvest Seafood.
The plant will operate under the trade name Bering Star Fisheries LLC and will be purchasing and processing halibut, cod, black cod and crab with plans to be open and operating by the end of 2010. The plant will be the only 100% Alaskan owned and Alaskan operated plant in Dutch Harbor.