Wednesday, May 17, 2023

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: 3781

Sunday, April 9, 2023

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 Ing-wen,

April 9, 2023
Total Views: 29258

Monday, January 30, 2023

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
Total Views: 12140

Sunday, January 29, 2023

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: 2757

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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
Total Views: 3623

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
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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
Total Views: 2161

Sunday, December 25, 2022

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
Total Views: 13644

Friday, December 16, 2022

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
Total Views: 3175

Saturday, December 10, 2022

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
Total Views: 4708

Monday, December 5, 2022

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: 732

Monday, November 28, 2022
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‘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
Total Views: 6615

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
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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
Total Views: 1681

Monday, October 17, 2022
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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
Total Views: 3422

Sunday, October 16, 2022
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US Justice Department Probes Private Equity Fishery Deals

by Will Sennott (The New Bedford Light, ProPublica) The U.S. Department of Justice has begun looking at possible antitrust issues in the New England fishing

October 16, 2022
Total Views: 2184

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Norway Limits Port Access for Russian Fishing Vessels

OSLO, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Norway said on Thursday it would impose limits on Russian fishing vessels using

October 6, 2022
Total Views: 4071

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Fear For Future After Mass Die-Off Of Fish In Poland’s Oder River

WIDUCHOWA, Poland, Aug 20 (Reuters) – As thousands of dead fish neared the banks of the Oder River in the village of Widuchowa in western Poland on

August 20, 2022
Total Views: 2111

Monday, July 25, 2022

Officials Urge Caution After Viral Video Shows Humpback Whale Landing on Boat

Environmental agencies in Massachussetts are urging mariners to use caution when operating vessels or personal watercraft near humbpack whales after one of the

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 15673

Sunday, July 17, 2022
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Fishing Vessels Account For Half Of Ocean Plastic Pollution

Karen Scott (The Conversation)–Ocean plastic pollution was a focus at the recent UN oceans conference, which issued a declaration in support of an

July 17, 2022
Total Views: 5038

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
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Florida Fishing Boat Captain Rescued After Falling Overboard Without a Lifejacket

A Florida fishing boat captain was rescued after spending four hours treading water without lifejacket after he fell overboard off the coast of Panama City,

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 2839

Monday, June 27, 2022

Biden Administration Announces Actions to Combat Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing

The Biden Administration has announced a set of actions to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing that the White House says is significantly

June 27, 2022
Total Views: 1648