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Thursday, February 15, 2024
Hotspur pictured earlier in Ketchikan, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Accidents

NTSB Report: Flooding and Non-Operational Alarms Led to Fishing Vessel Loss

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has concluded that the likely cause of the capsizing and sinking of the fishing vessel Hotspur near Nunez

February 15, 2024
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Wednesday, February 14, 2024
The deceased female North Atlantic right whale near Joseph Sylvia State Beach on Martha's Vineyard, January 28, 2024. Credit: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute/Michael Moore. Taken under NOAA Permit # 24359.
Fishing

Investigation Confirms Maine Fishing Gear Involved in Right Whale Death

An investigation by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries has confirmed that rope recovered from a deceased female North

February 14, 2024
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Thursday, January 4, 2024
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley (WMEC-39) towed disabled fishing vessel Aleutian No. 1 more than 160 miles to safe harbor in Adak, Alaska, Jan. 1, 2024, after it experienced a loss of propulsion 575 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, and was unable to effect repairs.
Fishing

US Coast Guard Tows Disabled Fishing Vessel 160 Miles Through Blizzard

USCGC Alex Haley (WMEC-39) towed a disabled fishing vessel more than 160 miles to safe harbor in Adak, Alaska, after it experienced a loss of propulsion 575

January 4, 2024
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Monday, November 20, 2023
F/V Arctic Fjord
Fishing

New US-Built Trawler-Processor for Alaskan Pollock Unveiled

Some big news in the world of fishing with the launch of the Arctic Fjord, the first US-built trawler-processor for Alaskan pollock in over three decades. The

November 20, 2023
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Sunday, October 29, 2023
Border tensions with Israel push Lebanese fishermen away from waters in port city of Tyre. Photo REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Fishing

Lebanese Boats Warned Off Fishing Areas Amid Border Clashes

By Zohra Bensemra and Sebastian Rocandio TYRE, Lebanon, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Fishermen in the Lebanese city of Tyre are among those counting the costs of

October 29, 2023
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Friday, September 29, 2023
Chinese and Philippines Coast Guard boats face off
Defense

Philippines Fishing Boats Stand Up To China

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) Tensions are rising in the South China Sea, but this time it’s not the US and China squaring off. The disagreement

September 29, 2023
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Sunday, August 20, 2023
Japan’s PM To Meet Fishermen On Fukushima Water Release Plan
Fishing

Japan’s PM To Meet Fishermen On Fukushima Water Release Plan

TOKYO, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said he will meet fishermen as soon as Monday to seek their understanding of the

August 20, 2023
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Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Search Underway as Chinese Fishing Vessel Capsizes in Remote Area of the Indian Ocean
Fishing

Search Underway as Chinese Fishing Vessel Capsizes in Remote Area of the Indian Ocean

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is coordinating an international search effort to locate a missing Chinese fishing vessel that is believed to

May 17, 2023
Total Views: 3907

Sunday, April 9, 2023
Fishers harvest seafood at a farm in Chinese waters opposite the Taiwan-controlled Matsu islands near Luoyan Bay. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Fishing

Chinese Fishing Crews Navigate Troubled Waters As Tensions With Taiwan Flare

PINGTAN, China, April 9 (Reuters) – As China sends warships and fighter jets to the Taiwan Strait after a U.S. visit by Taiwan President Tsai

April 9, 2023
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Monday, January 30, 2023
Columbia River Fishing Vessel Investigated for AIS Violation
Fishing

Columbia River Fishing Vessel Investigated for AIS Violation

The U.S. Coast Guard is pursuing a civil penalty against a commercial fishing vessel for violating Automated Identification System (AIS) regulations near the

January 30, 2023
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Sunday, January 29, 2023
Russia Rules Out Talks With Japan On Fishing Near Disputed Islands
Fishing

Russia Rules Out Talks With Japan On Fishing Near Disputed Islands

Jan 29 (Reuters) – Russia said on Sunday it will not hold annual talks with Japan aon renewing a pact that allows Japanese fishermen to operate near

January 29, 2023
Total Views: 2774

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Snow Crab Trawlers Test Norway’s Control of Resources Off Svalbard
Fishing

Snow Crab Trawlers Test Norway’s Control of Resources Off Svalbard

By Stephen Treloar (Bloomberg) — Norway’s supreme court is hearing a case over the country’s refusal to let a Latvian company catch snow crabs off

January 24, 2023
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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Columbia River fishing
Fishing

The Fight Of The Columbia River Salmon People

The majestic Columbia River is a vital waterway for the West Coast of the United States, where majestic ships traverse the waters alongside the Native

January 10, 2023
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Sunday, December 25, 2022
A boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) approach a fishing vessel on the high seas in January 2019 while patrolling in support of counter-Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported fishing and global security missions. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Fishing

When Fishing Boats Go Dark At Sea, They’re Often Committing Crimes

Heather Welch (The Converstion)–In January 2019, the Korean-flagged fishing vessel Oyang 77 sailed south toward international waters off Argentina. The

December 25, 2022
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Friday, December 16, 2022
Fishing Vessel Grounds on Southern California’s Santa Cruz Island
Accidents

Fishing Vessel Grounds on Southern California’s Santa Cruz Island

A 60-foot fishing vessel carrying roughly 1,000 gallons of diesel ran aground on Santa Cruz Island of the coast of Southern California on Thursday morning,

December 16, 2022
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Saturday, December 10, 2022
U.S. Sanctions People, Entities Over China-Based Illegal Fishing
Fishing

U.S. Sanctions People, Entities Over China-Based Illegal Fishing

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on people and companies, including Nasdaq-listed Pingtan Marine Enterprises,

December 10, 2022
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Monday, December 5, 2022
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Fishing

U.S. Launches Strategy to Protect Fisheries Surveys Amid Offshore Wind Boom

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), falling under the Department of the Interior and responsible for leasing for offshore energy development, will

December 5, 2022
Total Views: 743

Monday, November 28, 2022
fishing vessel
Fishing

‘Paper Captain’ Operator Faces Stiffer Penalty for Repeat Offenses

The operator of a Washington State-based tuna fishing vessel who was found to have used a “paper captain” in violation Jones Act manning

November 28, 2022
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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
scandies rose fishing vessel
Fishing

Report: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Coast Guard’s Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Efforts

The U.S. Coast Guard hasn’t fully implemented the majority of key statutory requirements designed to improve fishing vessel safety that have been enacted

November 2, 2022
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Monday, October 17, 2022
commercial crab fishing town
Fishing

Climate Change Decimates Alaska Snow Crab Fishery

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The Alaska Department of Fish and Game said this week that it had canceled the winter snow crab season in the Bering Sea for the

October 17, 2022
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