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Monday, April 10, 2023

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
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Thursday, March 23, 2023

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
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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: 3624

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: 13645

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
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Friday, October 28, 2022
NOAA Fisheries Ship With Whale

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: 6066

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: 3424

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: 2188

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: 5044

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

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: 5557

Saturday, February 26, 2022

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: 1964

Saturday, February 12, 2022

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
Total Views: 1244

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

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: 2839


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: 6193

Saturday, February 5, 2022

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: 7881

Saturday, December 11, 2021

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: 838

Thursday, December 9, 2021

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: 10143

Friday, November 26, 2021
French fishermen block Calais

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: 2884

Sunday, October 31, 2021

U.K. Slams France’s Threats Over Fishing As Tensions Rise

(Bloomberg) –The U.K. government hit back at France over its proposed retaliatory measures in a dispute over fishing access, as post-Brexit tensions

October 31, 2021
Total Views: 1869

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

October 6, 2021
Total Views: 2509