Floating Shore Side Processor Law and Legal Definition

A "floating shore side processor" or "stationary floating processor" is defined as "a vessel of the United States operating as a processor in Alaska State waters that remains anchored or otherwise remains stationary in a single geographic location while receiving or processing ground fish harvested in the GOA or BSAI." 50 CFR 679.2; Sea Hawk Seafoods, Inc. v. Locke, 568 F.3d 757, 763 (9th Cir. Wash. 2009)