Saturday, October 2, 2021
frozen fish
Fishing

The Bayside Shuffle: A $350 Million Jones Act Fight Over Frozen Fish

The Jones Act, legislation which essentially reserves movements of cargo between U.S. ports (or points in U.S. waters) for vessels, owned, crewed and registered in the States, arouses controversy at...

October 2, 2021
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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
stingray
Fishing

Commercial Fisherman Medevaced After Stingray Sting Off Long Island

A crew member from a Rhode Island-based fishing vessel had to be medevaced over the weekend after being struck by a stingray off Long Island, New York, the U.S. Coast...

September 29, 2021
Total Views: 2867

Thursday, August 26, 2021
norway fish farm
Fishing

Norwegian Billionaire Pushes Salmon Production Into New Offshore Waters

By Stephen Treloar (Bloomberg) — Billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke’s Aker ASA and SalMar ASA will create an offshore fish farming company to open new waters for producing salmon. Aker will contribute...

August 26, 2021
Total Views: 2482

Monday, August 23, 2021
Fishing Net Tangled With Hawser
Fishing

NOAA Rebukes EU Fishing Laws And Bans IUU Vessels From US Ports

This month NOAA released the 2021 Biennial Report to Congress for illegal, unreported, unregulated (IUU) fishing activities and bycatch of protected marine life on the high seas. In it, the...

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 2278

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
fishing lady
Fishing

Fishing Boat Operator Arrested for Violating Captain of the Port Order and Endangering Passengers

The U.S. Coast Guard has arrested the operator of a Maryland fishing boat for ignoring a Captain of the Port Order and taking on passengers before correcting hazardous conditions. Terrance...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 9145

Thursday, June 24, 2021
scandies rose fishing vessel
Fishing

NTSB Set to Determine Probable Cause in Deadly Scandies Rose Sinking

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a virtual public board meeting later this month to determine the probable cause for the 2019 New Year’s Eve sinking of the fishing vessel Scandies...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 2237

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Fishing

China Says US Seafood Ban Is Based On Lies

By Shamim Adam (Bloomberg) A decision by the U.S. to ban imports of seafood from Dalian Ocean Fishing is based on “lies” that the Chinese company used forced labor, according...

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 3003

Thursday, May 27, 2021
right whale
Fishing

U.S. Urges Fishing Reform to Save North Atlantic Right Whales

May 27 (Reuters) – U.S. commercial fishing practices must change to prevent the extinction of North Atlantic right whales, the administration of President Joe Biden said on Thursday, as it...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1834

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Fishing

U.S. Asks WTO to Address Forced Labor on Fishing Vessels

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — The U.S. asked the World Trade Organization’s members to address the problem of forced labor on fishing vessels, seeking the issue to form part of ongoing...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 2504

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Accidents

Three Rescued After Crab Fishing Boat Wrecks on Jetty in Northern California

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people after their commercial crab fishing boat lost propulsion and struck a jetty while attempting to transit through the entrance channel in northern California’s...

January 26, 2021
Total Views: 7906