commercial fishing


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
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Tuesday, March 15, 2022
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
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Saturday, February 26, 2022
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
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Saturday, February 12, 2022
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
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
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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
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Saturday, February 5, 2022
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
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Saturday, December 11, 2021
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
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Thursday, December 9, 2021
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: 10127

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
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Sunday, October 31, 2021
Fishing

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
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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Accidents

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: 2497

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

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

September 29, 2021
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
scandies rose fishing vessel
Accidents

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

September 21, 2021
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Sunday, September 5, 2021
USCG Fisheries Enforcement
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

September 5, 2021
Total Views: 2761

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

May 27, 2021
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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

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 2524

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

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

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 1901

Friday, February 19, 2021
Accidents

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

February 19, 2021
Total Views: 4766