Thursday, May 27, 2021
right whale

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: 1756

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

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: 2470

Thursday, February 25, 2021
u.s. coast guard

U.S. Coast Guard Convenes Formal Investigation into Fatal Capsizing of a Fishing Vessel at the Tillamook Bay Bar

The U.S. Coast Guard will convene a formal marine casualty investigation into the capsizing of a commercial fishing vessel with the loss of two lives at Oregon’s Tillamook Bay Bar...

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 1883

Friday, February 19, 2021

Commercial Fishing Vessel Burning at Tacoma, Washington Pier

A fire continues to burn on board a 225-foot fishing vessel docked at the Port of Tacoma in Washington as multiple agencies including the Coast Guard continue to respond to...

February 19, 2021
Total Views: 4732

Thursday, January 28, 2021

U.S. Coast Guard to Hold Public Hearing into Deadly FV Scandies Rose Sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a formal public hearing to consider evidence related to the deadly sinking of the fishing vessel Scandies Rose. The 130-foot crab fishing vessel sank...

January 28, 2021
Total Views: 12345

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Brexit Shatters Supply Chains for French Fish Hub

By Richard Lough BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France, Jan 12 (Reuters) – French fishmongers and seafood factories are suspending orders from Britain and battling to salvage just-in-time supply chains, after they were upended...

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 3559

Monday, December 28, 2020

Russian Trawler Sinks in Barents Sea with 17 Missing

By Maria Kiselyova and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – A Russian fishing trawler capsized and sank in the freezing waters of the northern Barents Sea on Monday, with...

December 28, 2020
Total Views: 6403

Friday, December 18, 2020

Last Minute Brexit Trade Deal Hinges on Fishing Rights

By Marine Strauss and William James BRUSSELS/LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) – The European Union said on Friday there were just hours left to strike a Brexit trade deal while Britain called on...

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 2806

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Maritime News

Massive Chinese Fishing Fleet Leaves Area Near the Galapagos Islands

By Yury Garcia GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Ecuador’s navy said on Tuesday that Chinese fishing vessels have gradually left the area near the Galapagos Islands and are now...

September 22, 2020
Total Views: 216

Monday, August 24, 2020
Maritime News

China Envoy to Ecuador Says Fishing Vessel Fleet Near Galapagos Islands is Operating Legally

QUITO, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Chinese fishing vessels operating in the vicinity of the Galapagos Islands are complying with international fishing regulations on the high seas and none have been...

August 24, 2020
Total Views: 46

Monday, August 10, 2020
Maritime News

Ecuador Navy Surveils Huge Chinese Fishing Fleet Near Galapagos

By Santiago Arcos ABOARD ECUADOREAN NAVY AIRCRAFT, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Ecuador’s navy is conducting surveillance of a massive Chinese fishing fleet that is operating near the protected waters of...

August 10, 2020
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

85 Test Positive for COVID-19 on American Factory Trawler in Alaska

A total of 85 crew members have tested positive for COVID-19 on an Alaskan factory trawler operating in the Gulf of Alaska. American Seafoods reports that an additional 79 crew...

July 22, 2020
Total Views: 50

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Couple Killed After Crabbing Vessel Sinks Crossing Siuslaw River Bar in Oregon

Two people were killed early Monday morning after their fishing vessel struck a jetty in the Siuslaw River Bar and sank near Florence, Oregon. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that...

June 30, 2020
Total Views: 120

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Maritime News

86 Test Positive for COVID-19 on American Fishing Trawler in Seattle

At least 86 people have tested positive for COVID-19 on board a U.S.-flagged fishing trawler now docked in Seattle, Washington. American Seafoods Company previously reported that one crew member from...

June 3, 2020
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
fishing vessel
Maritime News

New Bedford-Based Fishing Vessel Owner and Operator Fined $1 Million for Illegal Discharges

The owner and operator of a New Bedford, Massachusetts-based fishing vessel fleet have been fined $1 million after pleading guilty to discharging oily bilge water from the vessels’ engine rooms....

December 18, 2019
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
arctic sea ice
Maritime News

Climate Change Hitting Top U.S. Fishery in the Arctic, NOAA Report Says

Arctic ecosystems and communities are increasingly at risk due to continued warming and declining sea ice, according NOAA’s 2019 Arctic Report Card. By Timothy Gardner and Yereth Rosen WASHINGTON/ANCHORAGE, Dec...

December 10, 2019
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
danish fishing brexit
Maritime News

Danish Fishing Communities Fear Brexit Could Sink Them

By Andreas Mortensen COPENHAGEN, April 30 (Reuters) – In the small fishing town of Thyboron on the northwestern coast of Denmark, many fishermen worry the British waters they have become increasingly...

April 30, 2019
Total Views: 5

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Yaquina Bay bar
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard to Hold Public Hearing on Loss of Mary B II at Yaquina Bay Bar

The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a formal public hearing next month to consider evidence related to the loss of the commercial fishing vessel Mary B II at Oregon’s Yaquina...

April 18, 2019
Total Views: 19

Monday, April 15, 2019
fishing vessel
Maritime News

Opinion: Overfishing Does Damage to More Than Just Fish

By The Editors (Bloomberg Opinion) — Overfishing threatens disaster not only for fish, oceans and the food supply, but for fishing itself. The industry’s prosperity declines right along with populations...

April 15, 2019
Total Views: 158

Monday, March 4, 2019

U.S. Coast Guard Issues Findings of Concern from FV Destination Investigation

Note: The following Findings of Concern is being distributed by the U.S. Coast Guard following the February 2017 loss of the FV Destination in the Bering Sea with the loss of all six...

March 4, 2019
Total Views: 68