Monday, March 7, 2011
Saturday, February 12, 2011
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...
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Kristina Gjerde: Conserving the High Seas natural resource
64 percent of the world’s oceans are not protected by national law, these areas are known as the high seas. The following speech was given by Kristina Gjerde in April 2010....
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Investigative report explores F/V Lady Mary sinking
For those of you who caught Maritime Monday this morning, hopefully you found the link over to Chapter 1 of the Star Ledger’s report into the mysterious 2009 sinking of...
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Thursday, September 30, 2010
The Gulf of Maine Tragedy… did we learn anything from it?
Over most of the world, the oceans appear to many of us as a huge blue expanse of territory, the domain of King Neptune and the denizens of the deep....
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Incident Photo of The Week – Fire aboard Deadliest Catch’s ‘F/V Arctic Dawn’
Early Sunday morning, the 100-foot former crab boat F/V Arctic Dawn caught fire while the vessel was moored just south of the Ballard Bridge in the Lake Washington Ship Canal. ...
Thursday, July 15, 2010
USCG eliminates manning exemption for US Flagged Purse Seiners
Effective as of July 12, an important and controversial statutory exemption expired, opening doors for U.S. mariners to take back multiple positions formerly held by foreign officers on U.S. Flagged...
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Solo Fisherman Caught in His Own Net! (Accident Investigation Report)
The following is posted by Fred Fry: Here is an investigation report covering an accident where a fisherman alone on his fishing vessel managed to get caught in his fishing...
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Sunday, February 22, 2009
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Sunday, June 22, 2008
The Coast Guard’s Most Extreme Rescue – Alaska Ranger
In a feature appropriately titled “Worst Case Scenario” Popular Mechanics brings us “The Coast Guard’s Most Extreme Rescue – Alaska Ranger“. They write: “Mayday, mayday, mayday. This is the Alaska...
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Sinking of the Alaska Ranger – Fishing Master vs Captain
The fishing vessel Alaska Ranger, which sank last month west of Dutch Harbor had aboard both a captain and a fishing master. Tragically neither survived the sinking. Some of the...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Australia Sends Armed Merchant Ship To Track Whalers
Reuters has an update on Australia’s recent attempts to track Japan’s whaling fleet: CANBERRA, Australia (Reuters) — An Australian fisheries ship has begun pursuing Japan’s whaling fleet near Antarctica to...
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