Latest Fishing vessel Stories

2008-10-19 15:00:08

Fishery experts say warmer waters are driving valuable stocks of Alaskan pollack further up the Bering Sea toward the nets of Russian fishing boats. Currently, more than 2 billion pounds of pollack are caught by U.S.

2008-09-20 12:00:28

Text of report by Edwin Agola entitled "Magufuli hikes foreign trawler fees" published by Tanzanian newspaper The Guardian website on 20 September The government has increased fishing license fees for foreign vessels.

2008-09-16 09:00:28

Text of report in English by Indonesian government-owned news agency Antara website [Unattributed report: "IMW protests illegal fishing in Indonesian waters"] Some 50 members from Indonesian Maritime Watch (IMW) staged a rally in front of the National Police Headquarters in South Jakarta on Monday [15 Sep 08] to protest against illegal fishing in Indonesian waters.

2008-09-13 00:00:15

Named after the Greek god of the sea, the Environment Agency's new pounds150,000 patrol boat is already proving its worth. Based at Teignmouth, Proteus, a rigid inflatable is used by the agency for fisheries enforcement work along the Devon coast including the seizure of illegal nets.

2008-09-01 09:00:15

FEDERAL SUBSIDIES BOSTON - Owners of commercial fishing boats that are based at South Shore ports are expected to get more than $1 million from the recent federal aid package that's being distributed to commercial fishermen.

2008-08-24 12:00:22

By Mary Pemberton Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Large areas of the Bering Sea off Alaska's coast will soon be off-limits to bottom trawling, a practice involving fishing vessels that drag huge, weighted nets across the ocean floor.

2008-08-10 00:00:12

I was reading the biography of the great engineer Sir Harry Ricardo and I reached the point where he started his first commercial venture in production of a car in 1907. For various reasons, which had nothing to do with the technical merits of the car itself, the venture was not a success.

2008-08-06 15:00:27

By BASHAM, Laura A poignant one-minute's silence spoke volumes for those who went to Nelson's waterfront on Saturday to pay tribute to fishermen who lost their lives at sea.

2008-08-05 00:00:17

By LIZ PHILLIPS South Devon fishermen, already banned from scalloping in 60 square miles of Lyme Bay, have condemned the launch of a new three- year eco-study of the seabed as 'a Government delaying tactic'.

2008-07-31 21:00:22

CALABASH, N.C. _ An engine fire at sea Wednesday morning forced 26 passengers and crew members to jump from their charter-fishing boat into the ocean, where they clung to rubber life rafts and watched the burning boat sink until help arrived.

Word of the Day
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