Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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 trawlers all over the world, with...

August 17, 2016
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Sunday, July 31, 2016
Fishing Vessel Alaska Juris

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 approximately 5,400 feet of...

July 31, 2016
Total Views: 51

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 captain and the engineer over...

June 20, 2016
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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 115-meter long vessel will feature Wärtsilä’s VS 6206...

January 20, 2016
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Thursday, June 4, 2015

WATCH: How NOT To Capsize When Crossing The Bar [VIDEO]

Curious how NOT to capsize your fishing vessel in heavy seas? New Zealand journalist Geoff Mackley decided to visit the infamous Greymouth Bar, grab the saltiest old sea-captain he could find; an...

June 4, 2015
Total Views: 202

Monday, December 1, 2014
Fishing vessel offshore

Dozens Missing After Commercial Fishing Trawler Sinks in the Bering Sea

UPDATE: Weather Hampers Search for Survivors MOSCOW/SEOUL, Dec 1 (Reuters) – One person was killed and the fate of more than 50 others was unknown after a South Korean fishing...

December 1, 2014
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Monday, November 10, 2014

Vigor, Jensen to Unveil New Factory Trawler

Jensen Maritime and Vigor are getting ready to unveil the design for a new 352-foot catcher processor/factory trawler. The design is the product of collaboration between Jensen, the design architect,...

November 10, 2014
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Monday, September 15, 2014
fish farm salmon norway marine harvest

Marine Harvest Buys Chilean Salmon Farms, Boosts Access to Russia

Marine Harvest ASA, the world’s biggest salmon producer, bought farming assets from bankrupt Acuinova Chile SA for $120 million, boosting access to Russia after the country banned fish imports from Europe.

September 15, 2014
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

UN To Investigate The Impact Of High Seas Fishing

Fish populations have declined significantly over the past 60 years as a result of overfishing and a new study suggests a culprit: fishing on the high seas. The study, published...

April 8, 2014
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Monday, November 18, 2013
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Engineering News

Rolls-Royce’s Seagoing “Aquarium” Transports Tons of Live Fish to UK Markets

There’s certainly no substitute to eating fresh, unfrozen fish immediately after catch, particularly if it’s tuna and you happen to have some wasabi sauce on board, but for those of...

November 18, 2013
Total Views: 6

Sunday, October 20, 2013
Sinking Of Bering Sea Vessel Lone Star

5 Rescued From Harsh Bering Sea

Good Samaritans aboard the 98-foot fishing vessel Aleutian Beauty rescued five fishermen from a life raft in the Bering Sea Sunday. The good Samaritans, responding to a US Coast Guard issued...

October 20, 2013
Total Views: 42

Thursday, September 26, 2013
vigor industrial fishing vessel

Alaska Ship & Drydock Unveils the Arctic Prowler, a New 136-Foot Freezer Longliner

On October 5, Vigor Industrial will christen the Arctic Prowler, the first large commercial fishing vessel ever built in Alaska. Built for the Alaska Longline Company at Vigor’s Alaska Ship &...

September 26, 2013
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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Missing Lobster Fisherman Rescued After 12 Hours At Sea Without Lifejacket

The U.S. Coast Guard has located and rescued the missing crewmember of a commercial lobster vessel, roughly 12 hours after he had fallen overboard off the coast of Montauk, NY.

July 24, 2013
Total Views: 29

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Wide-Roaming Chinese Fishing Vessels a Cause for Concern

By Chuin-Wei Yap And Sameer Mohindru China’s growing hunger for seafood is testing relations with other countries and worrying foreign officials and scientists over the potential damage its massive fleet...

December 27, 2012
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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Argentina Nabs Two Chinese Ships on Illegal Fishing Charges

By Shane Romig BUENOS AIRES–Argentina’s coast guard has detained two Chinese ships as it steps up efforts to prevent illegal fishing in its waters. The fishing ships are currently being...

December 26, 2012
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Thursday, October 18, 2012

US Government Officials Bust Crew Carrying 8,000 Pounds of Illegally-Caught Fish

A report by NOAA in 2006 warned that “despite the implementation of domestic and international management measures, the status of Atlantic blue and white marlin has continued to decline. Currently, the...

October 18, 2012
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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
South Korean Coast Guard Cutter

Chinese Fisherman Shot To Death by Coast Guard

(Bloomberg) — A Chinese fisherman died from injuries sustained in a South Korean coast guard raid after his vessel entered South Korean waters in the Yellow Sea, adding to heightened...

October 16, 2012
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Monday, October 15, 2012

British And French Battle Over Scallops

It has been well over a century since the British and French have battled over navigation of the narrow strip of water which separates these two countries however, fishermen from...

October 15, 2012
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Saturday, October 13, 2012

IMO Hopes To Regulate Commercial Fishing Vessels

An International Maritime Organization conference in Cape Town this week has adopted a new agreement on fishing vessel safety to be known as the “Cape Town Agreement.” The conference, attended...

October 13, 2012
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

U.S. Gulf Fisheries Rebounding Post Spill [REPORT]

(Bloomberg) — Gulf of Mexico fisheries are rebounding from the BP Plc oil spill, landing more fish last year than in 2009, the year before the worst U.S. offshore marine...

September 19, 2012
Total Views: 8