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  • 10 April 2020
    Equipment

    Wärtsilä will supply a propulsion and power package for a new fishing trawler owned and operated by Wiseman Fishing and Northbay Fishing. The 75 meter ship is being built at the Karstensen shipyard in Denmark. The vessel will feature a Wärtsilä 31 main engine, two Wärtsilä 14 power generating sets, a gearbox and a controllable pitch propeller (CPP). “It is always […]

  • 10 November 2014

    The consortium Alternative Fuels for Fishing Vessels selected three ships with the aim to research LNG fueling feasibility for fishing vessels.

  • 21 May 2020
    Vessels

    The SMS Group has delivered a new build aquaculture vessel to a tuna farm operator, Fish and Fish, in Malta. This vessel has a length of 24 meters with a beam of 8.5 meters. The principle purpose of the vessel will be tuna harvesting and aquaculture/fish farm logistical and maintenance support. David Azzopardi, director of […]

  • 5 March 2008

    The Antarctic cod puts itself into a state similar to hibernation for the winter, researchers have found, which is highly unusual for a fish. Scientists with the British Antarctic Survey (Bas) found Notothenia coriiceps lowers its metabolic rate during winter, saving energy.

  • 15 January 2020

    Bow Fortune collided with a fishing vessel in Galveston, Texas.

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Fishing Industry Safety and Health Platform (FISH Platform) provides for the needs of the fishing industry on a joint approach to improve the safety and health of fishermen and reducing accidents in the industry as well as the harmonisation of EU fishing training and certification. That is the main conclusion of the first meeting […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Vessels

    Rolls-Royce has been contracted to provide equipment for a floating fish farm and a hybrid/LNG live fish carrier being built in China and Turkey, respectively, for Norway’s Nordlaks. 

  • 2 April 2013

    At the session of the Sub-Committee on Stability, Load Lines and Fishing Vessels’ Safety held in February this year, focus was on international safety regulations. At the meeting, agreement was reached about the counting of fishing vessels and, thus, the adoption of the international safety regulations – the so-called Torremolinos Protocol – has come closer. […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Unknown merchant vessel collided with the Indian fishing boat Oceanic, leaving three fishermen dead off Kerala.

  • 18 July 2011

      The United States joined more than 50 countries Thursday signing a recommendation to regional fishery management organizations (RFMOs) to better track vessels engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing for tunas, swordfish, sharks and other highly migratory species. Annual global economic losses due to IUU fishing are estimated to be as high as […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Angling trust Fish Legal has slammed Tidal Lagoon Power’s fish impact assessment for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon, calling the report ‘fundamentally flawed’.

  • 2 April 2015

    54 people have died with 15 missing after a Russian freezing trawler carrying a crew of 132 sank off the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Western Pacific on Wednesday, Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations reports. A local maritime rescue center reported that 63 people aboard the Dalniy Vostok at the time of the accident were rescued from the […]

  • 14 August 2019

    India has reportedly decided to trial the use of LNG in the fishing sector ahead of new marine fuel standards that start next year.

  • 13 July 2016

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has set up a new webpage that serves as a single point of entry for updates on Atlantic offshore renewable energy planning and leasing efforts. The webpage, dedicated to the commercial fishing industry, will provide users with status updates, charts and maps, and project-specific developer contact information for fisheries liaisons and fishery representatives. The fishing […]

  • 24 May 2017

    A group of Somali pirates hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel on Tuesday which will most probably be used as a mothership in future attacks on larger ships, Reuters informed citing Ali Shire, the mayor of Somali town of Haabo. As informed, the ship does not have a licence to fish in Puntland’s waters. “EU NAVFOR is […]

  • 30 July 2014

    Coffee makers, vacuum cleaners and washing machines, just some of the litter that can be found in our waters. The concerns about the plastic soup in the world’s seas, oceans, rivers and other waters are growing. Studies show that the impact of the plastic, and especially the micro parts, is devastating for the water’s ecosystem. […]

  • 13 July 2016

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has set up a new webpage that serves as a single point of entry for updates on Atlantic offshore renewable energy planning and leasing efforts. The webpage, dedicated to the commercial fishing industry, will provide users with status updates, charts and maps, and project-specific developer contact information for fisheries liaisons and fishery representatives. The fishing […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Jensen Maritime, a Crowley Maritime Corp. company, recently completed a major redesign of the Global Sea-managed fishing vessel Bering Defender. The project, which improved the vessel’s efficiency and hold capacity, outfitted it for pollock fishing in the challenging waters of Alaska’s Bering Sea. The refurbished fishing boat, formerly named Dona Martita, recently arrived in Seattle […]

  • 24 February 2006

    The head of Coastwatch admitted to a Senate Estimates Committee recently that there was no way of knowing exactly how many foreign fishing boats are in Australian waters.

  • 30 August 2010

    Scottish fishing communities can expect more hardship this autumn when Iceland increases its cod quota and floods the market, pushing down the price of fish, industry leaders have warned. With the fishing industry in the midst of a so-called “mackerel war” that has seen Icelandic fishermen compared to marauding Vikings over foreign fish landings, Scots […]

  • 4 March 2020

    Australian-flagged bulker collided with a fishing vessel off Port Adelaide.

  • 12 February 2015

    The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) is organising help for an Australian-flagged fishing boat trapped by ice in Antarctica. The 63m Antarctic Chieftain, owned by Australian Longline Pty, requested assistance from RCCNZ on Wednesday, February 11, after becoming trapped and damaging its propeller. The vessel is located at the eastern edge of New Zealand’s […]