Monday, February 25, 2019
Bay Of Bengal India Fishing Boats

Warming Waters Heat Up Fishing Costs Along India’s Coast

by Colin Daileda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Thankachan Polayalil has been a fisherman for 42 of his 65 years, long enough to remember when fish were visible from land, brimming just...

February 25, 2019
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Yaquina Bay bar
Maritime News

Coast Guard Announces Formal Investigation into FV Mary B II Capsizing at Oregon’s Yaquina Bay Bar

The U.S. Coast Guard is convening a formal marine casualty investigation into the loss of the fishing vessel Mary B II, which capsized off Newport, Oregon this month resulting in...

January 22, 2019
Total Views: 12

Monday, January 14, 2019
drilling rig
Maritime News

Norway Supreme Court to Hear Snow Crab Case with Implication for Oil

By Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Norway’s Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear arguments on whether EU ships can fish for snow crab off Arctic islands north of...

January 14, 2019
Total Views: 4

Thursday, January 3, 2019
fish carrier aground in marshall island

Chinese Fish Carrier Aground on Deserted Island in the Marshall Islands

A Chinese fish carrier with 24 crew is aground on an uninhabited atoll in the Marshall Islands. The ship, identified as the 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial fishing carrier Ou Ya Leng...

January 3, 2019
Total Views: 86

Thursday, December 27, 2018
Ship Radar ECDIS Console

AIS Problems Revealed in East China Sea

By Laura Kovary (Environmental Maritime Services) –  Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) are causing problems for mariners transiting waters where there are high concentrations of fishing vessels, particularly in the East...

December 27, 2018
Total Views: 209

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Maritime News

Franco-British Scallop Dispute Flares Up

by Geert De Clercq (Reuters) – French and British fisherman pledged talks to quell a high-seas dispute over access to the scallop-rich seabed in the Baie de Seine after French vessels...

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 1

Monday, August 13, 2018

Alaska Commercial Fishermen Brace For China Tariff Pain

By Yereth Rosen (Reuters) – Alaska fishermen are used to coping with fickle weather and wild ocean waves. Now they face a new challenge: the United States’ trade war with...

August 13, 2018
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Asleep at the Wheel: Fatigue Led to Capsize of Fishing Boat and $27,200 Fine

The vessel ran aground January 11, 2018 after the 17-year-old helmsman fell asleep at the wheel. Crew fatigue led to the grounding and loss of commercial fishing vessel Jan and...

August 7, 2018
Total Views: 57

Monday, March 26, 2018
Maine lobster fishing
Maritime News

Maine’s Lobster Tide May Be Ebbing -Fox

By Justin Fox (Bloomberg View) — The numbers came in earlier this month on Maine’s 2017 lobster harvest. By historical standards, the 110.8 million-pound, $434 million haul was pretty spectacular....

March 26, 2018
Total Views: 20

Friday, February 23, 2018
global fishing map

Scientists Use AIS Data to Map Global Fishing Activity in Extraordinary Detail

Using satellite tracking, machine learning and common ship-tracking technology, scientists from UC Santa Barbara teamed up with colleagues at Global Fishing Watch, National Geographic Society’s Pristine Sea project, Dalhousie University,...

February 23, 2018
Total Views: 43

Monday, February 5, 2018
thai fishing boat
Maritime News

Many in Thai Fishing Industry Fail to See Conditions as Slavery – Research

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK, Feb 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Thai fishing boat owners who trap workers on board ships and withhold wages often do not realize that is...

February 5, 2018
Total Views: 27

Thursday, January 25, 2018
fisherman protest in French fishermen block the port of Calais halting shipping movements at France's busiest passenger port and a major entry point to Europe for British goods, in protest at losses inflicted by the practice of electric pulse fishing in Calais, France
Maritime News

Protesting Fisherman Paralyze France’s Port of Calais

LILLE, France, Jan 25 (Reuters) – French fishermen blockaded Calais throughout Thursday, halting shipping movements at France’s busiest passenger port and a major entry point to Europe for British goods,...

January 25, 2018
Total Views: 1

Friday, December 8, 2017
fishing boat in arctic
Maritime News

In the Arctic Ocean, at Least, Diplomacy Works

By The Editors (Bloomberg View) — Amid resurgent nationalism and talk of nuclear war, it’s been a rough year for global diplomacy. So a 10-party agreement to protect the waters...

December 8, 2017
Total Views: 9

Friday, November 24, 2017
Lifesaving Incidents

AMVER Assists In Rescue Of Lost Pacific Fishermen

HONOLULU — Seven fishermen are safe, Wednesday, after their Japanese-flagged 50-foot fishing boat, the Gyotoku Maru No. 1, reportedly capsized 218 miles southwest of Palau. The fishermen were rescued and transferred safely...

November 24, 2017
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
commercial fishing vessel

Danish Fishermen Could Be Hit Hard by Brexit -Report

By Teis Jensen COPENHAGEN, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Danish fishermen could be hit hard by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union if it leads to restrictions in their access to...

November 8, 2017
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

How an Alaskan Fisherman Turned $80 Into $1.1 Billion by Popularizing Trash Fish

By Alex Sazonov (Bloomberg) — Chuck Bundrant was a college freshman with $80 in his pocket when he drove halfway across the country to Seattle to earn a few bucks...

July 19, 2017
Total Views: 65

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Killer Robots: Commercial Fishing ROVs Hunt For Venomous Predator Fish

By Ben Gruber (Reuters) As it turns out, some of the best cooks in the world think lionfish, a venomous predatory fish which is breeding out of control and destroying...

April 20, 2017
Total Views: 16

Sunday, March 19, 2017
Fishing Net Tangled With Hawser

Fredriksen’s Fish Stocks Need Filleting Says Norway Fund

by Jonas Cho Walsgard (Bloomberg) Fish farmers will need to get more kroner out of every fish to provide the next lift for the Oslo exchange’s best-performing sector over the...

March 19, 2017
Total Views: 19

Friday, October 28, 2016
File photo of Adelie penguins standing atop ice near the French station at Dumont díUrville in East Antarctica

Antarctic Ocean To Host Worlds Largest Marine Sanctuary

By Colin Packham (Reuters) Twenty-four countries and the European Union agreed on Friday to create the world’s largest marine park in the Antarctic Ocean, covering a massive 1.55 million square...

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 5

Thursday, August 18, 2016

China Is Hungry & Her Oceans Are Empty

  By Adam Minter (Bloomberg) On Wednesday, Indonesia celebrated its Independence Day with a bang — blowing up several Chinese boats that had been caught fishing illegally in its waters and impounded. China doesn’t dispute Indonesia’s...

August 18, 2016
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