Wednesday, October 6, 2021

NTSB Reports Probable Cause of Engine Room Fire Aboard Fishing Vessel ‘Master Dylan’

Failure of a diesel generator caused an engine room fire aboard a commercial fishing vessel in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. No injuries were...

October 6, 2021
Total Views: 2425

Saturday, October 2, 2021
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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
Total Views: 2286

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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: 2864

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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NTSB to Host Roundtable on Fishing Vessel Safety

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chair Jennifer Homendy is set to host a virtual roundtable next month on improving fishing vessel safety. The commercial fishing industry remains largely uninspected and...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 1468

Sunday, September 5, 2021
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Maritime News

Good News For Tuna, Bad News For Sharks, Sea Snails, And Dragons

By Emma Farge and Cecile Mantovani (Reuters) – The populations of four of the most commercially fished tuna species are showing signs of recovery but rising sea levels mean the...

September 5, 2021
Total Views: 2694

Thursday, May 27, 2021
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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

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

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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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: 1889

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: 4749

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: 12373

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: 3563

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: 6561

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: 2808

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: 257

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: 54

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: 25

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: 66

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: 156

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: 24

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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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: 71