A former Gulf of Mexico shrimp boat is reborn as Swaggy B and fitted for Mid-Atlantic scallop and mixed trawl fisheries.
Two friends from Hoonah, Alaska, met up Thursday, Aug. 17, in nearby Pelican, a small Southeast port, for some dinner and drinks. Soon after they ordered they learned that their boat was on fire at the docks.
After the 194-foot Bering Sea trawler Araho installs 14 electric winches, will U.S. boats run with the European trend? Norwegian designers seem to think so.
Unfortunately for the commercial fishing industry, their share of the accidents in the National Transportation Safety Board’s 2016 Safer Seas Digest is greater than previous years.
The Wild Wild West (West 28 with a 1,050-hp Isotta) continued her dominance at the lobster boat races in Friendship, Maine.
In the midst of extended coverage of the Jones Act entanglement of America’s Finest in Anacortes, Wash., hearing Jones Act on the East Coast at a small oyster growers’ dock was a bit of a jolt.
Strongback Metal Boats is taking its boatbuilding business back to Bellingham, Wash., where Pat Pitsch and his son, Rory, started the shop in 2008.
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a ruling in the 2016 sinking of the Boston-based trawler Lydia & Maya.
If the government is going to electronically monitor fishermen, how about monitoring government employees to ensure proper management of our tax dollars?
The FishTrack app allows rod and reel fishermen to research water conditions and marine weather right from their mobile device before leaving the dock.
Omega Shipyard has completed conversion work on two state-of-the-art menhaden steamers, the Windmill Point and Cockrell Creek.
The Coast Guard cutter Tamaroa, famous for its rescue of sailors and downed aviators during the 1991 “Perfect Storm,” has completed its last mission.