Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Fishing Vessel On Fire Off New Zealand, 43 Crew Abandon Ship [UPDATE]

Update: All 43 crew of the 64m New Zealand fishing boat Amaltal Columbia, owned by Talley’s, have abandoned ship and been transferred to two other fishing vessels following a fire on board,...

September 11, 2012
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Monday, June 25, 2012
ORBCOMM AIS Coverage Map

True Global AIS – New Satellites Will Track Ships, Tuna & Mariners Globally

While the United States continues to struggle integrating AIS into the national data stream, Europe pushes forward with plans to acquire ship tracking data across a wide swath of ocean...

June 25, 2012
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Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Press Releases

Simrad Installed On African Illegal Fishing Patrol Boats

Pete Bethune’s new amphibious vessel, christened “Sealegs”, was launched in Auckland on April 20. Equipped with a full suite of electronics including the Simrad NSS Multifunction Display, 4G Broadband Radar...

May 8, 2012
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Engineering News

Capable of Fishing 76,800 Hooks Per Day, Jensen to Design One of the World’s Largest Longliners

Jensen Maritime Consultants said today it has won a contract to design a longline fishing vessel that, once completed, will be one of the world’s largest.  The contract was awarded...

February 14, 2012
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
illegal fishing boat gabon trawler

US Congress Cracks Down on Pirate Fishing

(NOAA) A bill introduced in Congress yesterday would prevent pirate fishing vessels from entering U.S. ports to offload their illegally caught seafood. This pirate fishing is often called illegal, unreported...

December 13, 2011
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Monday, November 14, 2011
crabbing gulf of alaska crab fishing bering sea

Catching Crabs in Alaska, it’s Not What it Used to Be

– By Scott Campbell Jr., The Wall Street Journal Many people think I’m crazy for making a living by catching crabs in Alaska. Battling 20-foot waves in icy conditions and...

November 14, 2011
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Sunday, November 13, 2011
canned tuna greenpeace chicken of the sea

Greenpeace vs. the Tuna Sandwich

By Chris Lischewski, Shue Wing Chan and In-Soo Cho Over the past few years, Greenpeace has launched numerous crusades targeting our companies for what we do — fish for tuna....

November 13, 2011
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Wednesday, October 26, 2011
fishing vessel Katmai
Lifesaving Incidents

Dog The Hatches – Watertight Doors Cited In Latest NTSB Report

During a severe storm at 22:00 one October in 2008,  the U.S. flagged fishing vessel Katmai lost steering in Alaska’s Bering Sea. The vessel was carrying about 120,000 pounds of frozen cod,...

October 26, 2011
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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

“Demonstrate Coast Guard Firepower & Blow Up The Rats!” suggests Alaska Senator Mark Begich

Congratulating the Coast Guard for its successful capture of a pirate fishing vessel on the North Pacific, U.S. Senator Mark Begich suggested the rat-infested, illegal fishing vessel Bangun Perkasa be towed out...

October 5, 2011
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Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Illegal Fishing Vessel Bangun Perkasa

Shark Remains, Rats and Rust – USCG Detains Illegal Drift Net Fishermen

  Earlier this month, the Coast Guard seized the Indonesian fishing vessel Bangun Perkasa and her crew for the suspected use of drift nets to fish the North Pacific Ocean....

October 4, 2011
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Monday, June 20, 2011

Recession proof scallops keep New England town afloat

Scallops Ride to Rescue — Demand, Rising Prices Keep Former Whaling Port in Massachusetts Above Water By Jennifer Levitz NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Known as the “Whaling City,” this coastal...

June 20, 2011
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Thursday, February 24, 2011
Deadliest Catch Fisherman Justin Tennison of Time Bandit

Time Bandit’s Justin Tennison – Deadliest Catch fisherman found dead

In tragic maritime related news we are sad to report that Deadliest Catch fisherman and Time Bandit crewmember Justin Tennison has recently been found dead. The NY Daily News tells...

February 24, 2011
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Saturday, February 12, 2011
Crab Fisherman in Distress Calling Mayday

World’s Deadliest Occupation – Safety And Preparation In The Dungeness Crab Fishery

The waters of the Pacific Northwest offer some of the most treacherous yet bountiful work opportunities in the world. Dungeness crab fleets hailing from Oregon and Washington state are among...

February 12, 2011
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Thursday, October 28, 2010

McDonalds Fish Ship – “Alaska Ocean”

McDonalds Fish Ship – “Alaska Ocean” If you have ever eaten a McDonald’s Filet-o-fish there is a good chance that it came from the Alaska Ocean. The Alaska Ocean is...

October 28, 2010
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