At the start of 2018, regulatory changes triggered substantial quota increases for several commercially important groundfish stocks
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.
NOAA’s northeast fisheries sector has announced that it will be reimbursing at-sea monitoring costs for the northeast groundfish sector.
When lobstermen feud over turf, boats are destroyed, people get hurt and potentially end up in prison. One incident in Tenant’s Harbor has dragged on for nearly two years.
Construction could begin on East Coast offshore wind energy projects in the next couple of years, but the state of science to monitor their environmental effects is lagging badly.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration has awarded the city of Rockland, Maine, an $830,000 grant to renovate its commercial fish pier.
Maine’s cold-water oysters are a hot item on the regional shellfish market, and market research shows the industry will be able to continue expanding well into the future.
40 boats came to the line for “Randy’s Race,” which was organized to raise funds for the manager of the Winter Harbor Lobster Coop who is suffering from throat cancer.
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission rejected an effort this week to expand Maine’s lucrative elver by increasing the annual quota by 20 percent.
A Downeast Maine 42-foot stern trawler was between tows when it lost hydraulics and an explosion came from the engine compartment.
More than 400 lobster boats have participated in the first six races of this year’s lobster boat racing season.