Category Archive: September ’16

CFN Shakedown Cruise: Northern Bay 36

by Brian Robbins Welcome to another CFN Shakedown Cruise. Periodically, we will focus on a new launch and dig a little deeper into what went into the project – whether it be a new model or a hull well known to the New England commercial market.  What we hope to do is provide insight and …

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Ocean State offshore wind farm projects …

…set standard for involving and communicating with affected fishermen NEW SHOREHAM, RI – “Whether you’re for or against it, just the scale of it leaves you  in awe,” said Elizabeth Marchetti, fisheries liaison for the Deepwater Wind Block Island Wind Farm (BIWF). After a site visit to watch the fourth of five turbine towers going …

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Engaging in offshore wind power process, projects

Offshore wind power has gone from the drawing board and onto the water in a big way off the New England coast. As this issue goes to press, two wind power projects off the Massachusetts coast are ramping up survey work in preparation for selecting specific sites for eventual wind farm construction. Denmark-based DONG Energy, …

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More commercial fishing vessels added to co-op research study fleet

Trend likely to expand, continue going forward WOODS HOLE, MA – NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center’s (NEFSC) Northeast Cooperative Research Program (NCRP) is adding an additional 10-12 commercial fishing vessels to its 37-vessel study fleet this summer. The study fleet has been in operation since 1999 serving as data collectors for physical oceanographic studies and …

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Mayors on both coasts speak out against marine monument designation process

NEW BEDFORD, MA – In letters sent in late August to President Obama and the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and Monterey, CA Mayor Clyde Roberson each expressed “serious concerns” about the potential economic harm to their ports  from the use of executive action by the Obama Administration …

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Angela Sanfilippo named to Boston Seafood Hall of Fame

GLOUCESTER, MA – Angela Sanfilippo, the inspired and longtime president of the Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives Association (GFWA) was honored last month by both the Boston seafood industry and the City of Gloucester. Sanfilippo, the wife, daughter, and sister of fishermen, is also the executive director of the Massachusetts Fishing Partnership Support Services. She has served …

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NOAA Fisheries Navigator – September 2016

EXCLUSIVE 4-Page Insert  (Click HERE to Download) from the September 2016 Commercial Fisheries News 

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