The man responsible for the construction of a controversial railway that has been used by American Seafoods and other pollock producers to satisfy an exemption in the Jones Act testified he relied on the US Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) "advice and information" when creating the railway.

Kloosterboer International Forwarding (KIF) and Alaska Reefer Management (ARM) -- affiliates of pollock heavyweight American Seafoods -- and the US Customs agency remain in a messy, unresolved legal battle over their use of the rail route known as the Bayside