Latest Fishing vessel Stories

2008-06-25 15:00:00

By Kevin Wadlow, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jun. 25--Even kayakers could find themselves needing a proposed federal permit regulating boating discharges, the Environmental Protection Agency says.

2008-06-16 12:00:29

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Deborah Kuo] Taipei, June 16 (CNA) - Naval vessels will be dispatched to escort agroup of legislators on their planned visit to the disputed Tiaoyutai Islands in the East China Sea, military spokeswoman Lisa Chi said Monday [16 June].

2008-06-15 00:00:16

Brixham fishermen are reeling after the theft of hundreds of pounds of equipment during the weekend.

2008-02-02 16:10:00

Fishing fleets around the world have agreed to use measures to prevent hooking albatross and other seabirds whose numbers are declining.

2007-11-16 15:00:00

To glimpse the world Mike Mihale inhabits, one corner of the $1 billion a year commercial fishing industry in New York - and to see how fish goes from sea to table - an AP reporter and photographer spent time in the Atlantic on a Point Lookout trawler.

2007-04-14 11:17:28

One of the nation's most ambitious plans to protect marine life was approved Friday when a state panel voted to ban or restrict fishing across more than 200 square miles of water off Central California.

2006-11-29 18:00:39

By Tom Groening, Bangor Daily News, Maine Nov. 28--PORT CLYDE -- One fisherman died and another survived after their vessel sank Sunday about 80 miles east of Portland. Jim Weaver of Thomaston, a crewman aboard the Taylor Emily and believed to be in his late 30s, died.

2006-08-22 00:55:05

By Frank Jack Daniel MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Three Mexicans who survived an epic voyage across the Pacific Ocean in a small fishing boat have arrived in the Marshall Islands, setting foot on land for the first time in more than nine months.

2006-08-17 15:21:28

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Three Mexicans who survived for nine months as their small fishing boat drifted across the Pacific Ocean tossed two other men overboard after they died of starvation during the journey, officials said on Thursday.

2006-08-16 07:17:00

By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - Three Mexican fishermen found drifting in the Pacific Ocean could have been lost for almost a year and two others were missing and presumed dead, the manager of a fishing company that rescued them said on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.