fishing vessels

Friday, December 16, 2022

Fishing Vessel Grounds on Southern California’s Santa Cruz Island

A 60-foot fishing vessel carrying roughly 1,000 gallons of diesel ran aground on Santa Cruz Island of the coast of Southern California on Thursday morning,

December 16, 2022
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Monday, November 28, 2022
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‘Paper Captain’ Operator Faces Stiffer Penalty for Repeat Offenses

The operator of a Washington State-based tuna fishing vessel who was found to have used a “paper captain” in violation Jones Act manning

November 28, 2022
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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
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Report: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Coast Guard’s Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Efforts

The U.S. Coast Guard hasn’t fully implemented the majority of key statutory requirements designed to improve fishing vessel safety that have been enacted

November 2, 2022
Total Views: 1668

Monday, October 31, 2022
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U.S.-Flagged Fishing Vessel Busted for Use of “Paper Captain”

The U.S. Coast Guard busted a Washington State-based tuna fishing vessel for using a “paper captain” in violation of the Jones Act. A Coast Guard

October 31, 2022
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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

NTSB Reiterates Call for Mandatory Personal Locator Beacons Following Investigation Into Deadly ‘Emmy Rose’ Sinking

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is reiterating calls for a personal locator beacon requirement following its investigation into the 2020 sinking

September 13, 2022
Total Views: 4729

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Hydraulic Hose Leak Led to Engine Room Fire on Fishing Vessel Off Massachusetts -NTSB Report

A hydraulic hose failure led to an engine room fire aboard the fishing vessel Nobska off the coast of Massachusetts in 2021, the National Transportation Safety

April 28, 2022
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Tuesday, March 15, 2022

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, January 1, 2022

New VMS Technology Hopes To Improve Fisheries Monitoring

By Paul Tullis (Bloomberg) –Biendi Maganga-Moussavou had a problem.  As Gabon’s minister of fisheries, agriculture and food security, he helps

January 1, 2022
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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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: 2508

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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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
Total Views: 1497

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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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: 1905

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Five Believed Dead as Fishing Vessel Sinks in Bering Sea

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan 2 (Reuters) – Five commercial fishermen were believed to have died after their crabbing vessel sank on New

January 2, 2020
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