On Oct. 30, 2017, the 39-year-old, steel-hulled Ben & Casey was about six miles offshore when the propeller and the boat sank.
Galen Alley, who set the Maine lobster boat racing speed record in his 30-foot Foolish Pleasure in 2011, will always be remembered.
NIOSH, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, is making $6 million in grant funding available for commercial fishing safety training and research.
AIS fishing net buoys aren’t expensive — $47 to $199 from most online retailers. Most…
LEDs used for navigation, searchlights and interior lighting can adversely affect VHF frequencies as well as AIS and DSC signals.
Conditions off Maine’s mid-coast were not good the night of Nov. 14. No one knew that better than the four crewmen of the Aaron & Melissa II.
A new study in the September 2018 issue of Journal of Safety Research focuses on injuries to people working below-deck while processing the catch.
The afternoon of Sept. 10, 2017, was not a particularly noteworthy day for the crew…
The story behind the Freewheel Roller is a bit different from equipment generally found on a fishing boat, or anywhere else for that matter.
Veteran speedster Wild Wild West took the top prize in Portland. The final racing day of the season helped raise more than $7,000 for the MS Society of Maine.