commercial fishing


Thursday, December 27, 2018
Ship Radar ECDIS Console
Interesting

AIS Problems Revealed in East China Sea

By Laura Kovary (Environmental Maritime Services) –  Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) are causing problems for mariners transiting waters

December 27, 2018
Total Views: 328

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

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 2

Monday, August 13, 2018
Defense

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

August 13, 2018
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Interesting

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

August 7, 2018
Total Views: 82

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

March 26, 2018
Total Views: 49

Friday, February 23, 2018
global fishing map
News

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

February 23, 2018
Total Views: 81

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

February 5, 2018
Total Views: 50

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

January 25, 2018
Total Views: 3

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

December 8, 2017
Total Views: 13

Friday, November 24, 2017
capsized-japanese-fishing-boat-pacific
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

November 24, 2017
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
commercial fishing vessel
News

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

November 8, 2017
Total Views: 42

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Interesting

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

July 19, 2017
Total Views: 121

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Blog

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

April 20, 2017
Total Views: 39

Sunday, March 19, 2017
Fishing Net Tangled With Hawser
Finance

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

March 19, 2017
Total Views: 38

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

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

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 8

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Environment

China Is Hungry & Her Oceans Are Empty

  By Adam Minter (Bloomberg) On Wednesday, Indonesia celebrated its Independence Day with a bang — blowing up several

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Environment

Google To Track Commercial Fishing Vessels

By Alex Whiting (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Anyone with internet access and a passion for seafood will soon be able to track commercial fishing

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 79

Sunday, July 31, 2016
Fishing Vessel Alaska Juris
USCG

Search Finds Oil Sheen But No Sign Of Alaska Juris

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The United States Coast Guard (USCG), has called off the search for the missing fishing vessel Alaska Juris which is presumed sunk in

July 31, 2016
Total Views: 109

Monday, June 20, 2016
Fishing vessel offshore
Maritime News

Fishermen Held Over Killing of Captain, Engineer Off South Korea

SEOUL, June 20 (Reuters) – Two Vietnamese crewmen on a South Korean fishing vessel in the Indian Ocean have allegedly stabbed and killed the ship’s

June 20, 2016
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Maritime News

Wärtsilä To Design World’s Biggest Krill Fishing Factory Vessel for Antarctic Waters

Wärtsilä was selected to design the world’s biggest and modern krill fishing factory vessel for China-based Jiangsu Sunline Deep Sea Fisheries. The

January 20, 2016
Total Views: 67