U.S. seafood landings volume and value were up in 2017, according to NMFS’ annual report “Fisheries of the United States.”
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The vessel, owner and operator Saugum Francis, and four crew members of the F/V Miss Tiffany pleaded guilty to violating Section 4-1 of Canada’s Coastal Fisheries Protection Act.
NOAA reports a decrease in whale entanglements in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and West Coast regions in 2017.
In “Chasing the New White Whale,” members of a commercial fishing community attempt to make a living in a dangerous industry and in the face of the opiate epidemic.
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Coast Guard Reauthorization Act on Tuesday, Nov.…
LEDs used for navigation, searchlights and interior lighting can adversely affect VHF frequencies as well as AIS and DSC signals.
New technology helps U.S. naval architects optimize
hull designs in a fickle regulatory climate.
Overboard deaths have declined 47 percent in the fishing industry since 2000, possibly as result of better training, awareness and equipment.
Later today, November 14, the U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on the reauthorization act for the Coast Guard. Officials told SeafoodSource the bill contains a provision granting the company a Jones Act waiver for America’s Finest
After several years of consideration, nine nations and the European Union agreed to a moratorium on commercial fishing across 1.1 million square miles of the Arctic.