Harvesting & Sustainability

Our Fleet /Capabilities

LEADING SCALLOP AND SURF CLAM PRODUCER

  • Process and Market~20% of Domestic Scallop Landings

  • Largest Hand Shucking Surf Clam Plant in New England

FULLY INTEGRATED HARVESTING / MARKETING COMPANY

  • Manage ACF Fleet of 25 Dedicated Scallop and Surf Clam Vessels

STRATEGIC VESSEL and RESOURCE SUPPLY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Direct relationship with docks and 50+ independent vessels

  • Over 70 Domestic and International long term supply relationships

OFF-LOADING FACILITIES and PROCESSING FACILITIES

  • Cape May, NJ

  • New Bedford, MA

  • Fall River, MA

  • Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

  • Ocean City, MD

  • Bristol, RI

Sustainability
  • CEO (Daniel Cohen) - 2nd Generation in the Seafood Business

  • Captain / Vessel VP of Operations (Sam Martin) - 4th Generation fisherman

  • Sustainability Officer (Peter Hughes) – 20 + year ACF manager

  • Over 40 years CEO invested 1/3rd of his time in public service in advisory and leadership roles in fisheries management

  • CEO initiated Surf Clam / Ocean Quahog cooperative research program more than 20 years ago which became the East Coast model for cooperative research with NMFS and academia

  • CEO and ACF recognized for marine environmental leadership by:

    • National Fisheries Institute - “FINese Award for Responsible Fisheries

    • New Jersey Board of Public Utilities - “Clean Energy Advocate of the Year

    • New Jersey Shore Partnership: Award for leadership role in both fisheries and offshore wind

  • For some SUSTAINABILITY is a “green-wash buzzword”- Is it what they SAY?

  • For ACF SUSTAINABILTY is what we DO!

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