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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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Saturday, August 26, 2023
Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo taken by Kyodo. Kyodo/via REUTERS
Environment

Fukushima Wastewater Released Into The Ocean, China Bans All Japanese Seafood

By Sakura Murakami TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan started releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant

August 26, 2023
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Monday, April 10, 2023
Trident Seafoods Fishing Trawler Catches Fire in Tacoma
Accidents

Trident Seafoods Fishing Trawler Catches Fire in Tacoma

The U.S. Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Tacoma Fire Department are continuing to resposd to a fire that broke out on the fishing

April 10, 2023
Total Views: 6760

Thursday, March 23, 2023
Ministers Seek to Combat Organized Crime in Global Fisheries
Shipping

Ministers Seek to Combat Organized Crime in Global Fisheries

By Louise Rasmussen COPENHAGEN, March 23 (Reuters) – Organised crime in the fisheries industry that endangers stocks, exploits labour and robs

March 23, 2023
Total Views: 1606

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
Total Views: 3655

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
Total Views: 13703

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
Total Views: 4741

Friday, October 28, 2022
NOAA Fisheries Ship With Whale
NOAA

NOAA Sued For Failing To Protect Humpback Whales

By Steve Gorman (Reuters) Environmentalists on Thursday sued the agency overseeing U.S. fisheries, claiming it had failed to protect endangered humpback

October 28, 2022
Total Views: 6090

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
Total Views: 3447

Sunday, October 16, 2022
Commercial Fishing Boats
Finance

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: 2787

Sunday, July 17, 2022
fishing boat
Fishing

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: 5254

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Man Pleads Guilty to Gruesome Murder on Scallop Fishing Vessel Off Massachusetts
Shipping

Man Pleads Guilty to Gruesome Murder on Scallop Fishing Vessel Off Massachusetts

A Virginia man has plead guilty to murdering a fellow crew member on board aboard a commercial scalloping vessel off the coast of Massachusetts. The vicious

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 5587

Saturday, February 26, 2022
Alaska Worries For Its Salmon Run As Climate Change Warms Arctic Waters
Fishing

Alaska Worries For Its Salmon Run As Climate Change Warms Arctic Waters

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb 25 (Reuters) – With marine heat waves helping to wipe out some of Alaska’s storied salmon runs in

February 26, 2022
Total Views: 1967

Saturday, February 12, 2022
Galapagos New Marine Reserve Enforcement Focuses On Locals And Not On International Commercial Vessels
Fishing

Galapagos New Marine Reserve Enforcement Focuses On Locals And Not On International Commercial Vessels

By Anna Portella PUERTO AYORA, Ecuador,(Reuters) – Though he makes a living from the protected waters around Ecuador’s storied Galapagos Islands,

February 12, 2022
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Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Search Suspended for Shrimp Boat Captain Who Fell Overboard Near Port Aransas
Accidents

Search Suspended for Shrimp Boat Captain Who Fell Overboard Near Port Aransas

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing shrimp boat captain who fell overboard near Port Aransas, Texas, on Sunday. Coast Guard crews searched

February 8, 2022
Total Views: 39806

Captain’s Fatigue Led to Sinking of Fishing Vessel in Alaska
Fishing

Captain’s Fatigue Led to Sinking of Fishing Vessel in Alaska

A captain’s decision to get under way while fatigued led to the grounding and sinking of a fishing vessel near Whittier, Alaska, the National Transportation

February 8, 2022
Total Views: 6356

Saturday, February 5, 2022
Super Trawler Sheds Over 100,000 Dead Fish Into Atlantic Ocean
Fishing

Super Trawler Sheds Over 100,000 Dead Fish Into Atlantic Ocean

By Tassilo Hummel PARIS,(Reuters) – Dutch-owned trawler FV Margiris, the world’s second-biggest fishing vessel, shed over 100,000 dead fish into

February 5, 2022
Total Views: 7898

Saturday, December 11, 2021
EU And UK Making Progress In Post-Brexit Fishing Dispute
Fishing

EU And UK Making Progress In Post-Brexit Fishing Dispute

By Nikos Chrysoloras and John Follain (Bloomberg) — The U.K. has issued additional fishing licenses for European Union boats, in a step that may

December 11, 2021
Total Views: 841

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Coast Guard Keeping Busy as Dungeness Crab Season Gets Off To Rocky Start
Fishing

Coast Guard Keeping Busy as Dungeness Crab Season Gets Off To Rocky Start

Dungeness crab season is off to a rocky start. U.S. Coast Guard crew across the Pacific Northwest have towed 10 disabled or distressed commercial fishing

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 10152

Friday, November 26, 2021
French fishermen block Calais
Incidents

French Fishermen Block Calais

By Stephane Mahe (Reuters) – French fishermen blocked a small British cargo vessel from docking in a Brittany port on Friday, in protest at what they say

November 26, 2021
Total Views: 2891
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