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Maine Lobster Dealers’ Association charts new direction

SCARBOROUGH, ME – After nearly 30 years representing buyers, sellers, and processors of Maine lobster, the Maine Import/Export Lobster Dealers’ Association (MIELDA), has seen some … Read the rest

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Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative – Job One: Building our brand; securing our price

PORTLAND, ME – Lobster fishermen, you should know that the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative (MLMC) is working hard for your industry, our industry.

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Fairhaven Shipyard further establishes boatbuilding presence with delivery of new scalloper C.B. Keane

FAIRHAVEN, MA – While southern shipyards continue to be a major force in new vessel construction for the New Bedford fleet, the recent completion of … Read the rest

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H&H Marine keeps building ’em bigger and bigger

Stormi Gayle, a standard 15'3"-wide Osmond 42; Family Tradition (inset), a 17'2"-beamed version.  (Brian Robbins photos)

Stormi Gayle, a standard 15’3″-wide Osmond 42; Family Tradition (inset), a 17’2″-beamed version.
(Brian Robbins photos)

Thirty years or so of saying ‘Why not?’

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New Maine company offers seafood freezing, packaging, frozen storage

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BUCKSPORT, ME – Central Maine Cold Storage is now open for business.  The privately funded company formally unveiled its $2 million state-of-the-art, on-demand seafood freezing, … Read the rest

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Arthur Hancock, 78, still loves the challenge

FALL RIVER, MA – Arthur Hancock owns four Buick Roadmaster station wagons.  He’s owned 10 of them over the years, but currently only has four … Read the rest

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Momentum builds for Maine Lobstering Union

JONESPORT, ME – The fledgling Maine Lobstering Union (MLU) has hit a number of significant milestones since a Vinalhaven sternman named Magnus Lane got the … Read the rest

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DMR asks Maine lobster industry to step up and deal with latent effort

ROCKPORT, ME – Two sessions focused on the future of the state’s lobster fishery drew standing-room-only crowds at the Maine Fishermen’s Forum on Feb. 28 … Read the rest

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Maine’s 2013 lobster fishery tops charts but abundance varies by zone

HALLOWELL, ME – Calling it “the state’s most lucrative fishery,” the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) announced in early March that the 2013 harvest … Read the rest

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Fishermen’s Energy: In it for the long haul

An example of a twisted jacket turbine foundation.  The wind turbine structure would be mounted atop the yellow foundation base where the girding is in this photo.  The unique foundation design came about through a competitive grant program sponsored by the Carbon Trust to encourage wind power development.  Built ashore, multiple units can be transported together providing significant cost savings. (Carbon Trust photo)

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – When Fishermen’s Energy goes before the US Department of Energy (DOE) in April to present its proposal for a $46.7 million grant, it … Read the rest

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