Portland-based lobster and tuna fisherman Eric Knight takes delivery of his first new boat, a…
Maine’s lobster industry stakeholders have concerns about the federal data tool used to establish levels of risk and sharing the burden of whale protection by enlisting Canadian fisheries to adopt similar management measures.
The valuable 13-month Atlantic sea scallop 2018 fishing year wrapped up in March with preliminary data showing landings of 60.1 million pounds.
Rhode Island’s Block Island wind farm owner Ørsted is looking at a two-year splicing and drilling project to rebury exposed cable.
The U.S. Northeast shortfin squid (illex) fishery has been certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council, making it the second squid fishery worldwide to earn that designation.
It’s getting to be that time of the year for anyone who loves fast boats and the screaming sound of ramped up diesel and gasoline engines.
It all started a couple of years ago when I was looking for a really…
After months of speculation and hand-wringing, Northeast lobstermen got a clear message from NMFS at the federal Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team meeting last week: Make drastic changes, or we’ll do it for you.
After a long and difficult week, the Take Reduction Team concluded its meeting and the Maine lobster fishery now has a sense of what the new rules to protect right whales will mean for us.
The Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative announced this week that Marianne LaCroix will be taking the lead as executive director of the organization.
Two lobstermen and two crew members have been charged in Hancock County with abusing another fisherman’s gear last fall.