Ready Seafood won zoning approval last week to build a new lobster processing facility on 40 acres in nearby Saco. The facility will include space for processing, as well as tanks for live lobsters being shipped.
As expected, Maine lobster landings dropped in 2017. The fleet landed 110.8 million pounds, a 16 percent decline in volume from 2016’s 132.5 million pounds
The Maine Lobstermen’s Association is expected to elect a new leader for the first time in 27 years during their meeting in Rockport on Friday.
Bucksport’s former Verso paper mill site will be repurposed as Portland-based Whole Oceans’ $250 million investment in farmed Atlantic salmon.
Maine Marine Patrol located the body of shellfish harvester Delbert Caler, 62, during a morning search after he was reported missing.
Increases in stock size have led NOAA to increase the commercial scup quota by 30 percent.
Rescue and recovery tales from around the country and beyond: January 2018
Eleven lucky Maine residents were picked by lottery to receive licenses for the state’s red-hot baby eel, or elver, fishery.
NMFS issued a charging document to Carlos Rafael last week seeking additional civil penalties beyond those ordered in his criminal trial.
Though few Maine lobstermen turned out for a federal hearing on lobster data collection on Tuesday, the proposal has drawn consternation from many in the state’s fleet.