Category Archive: Business News

Maine’s 2014 lobster fishery breaks records again

Big landings, huge value, and improved boat price

HALLOWELL, ME – While it may not have come as a surprise, the timely announcement of record-breaking … Read the rest

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EDITORIAL – It’s not the error, it’s how you handle it

One look at this month’s cover and two thoughts quickly come to mind.

Is that summer, really?  Will we ever see it again?

And is … Read the rest

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Product News – Grundéns developing specialty line of oilskins designed for women who fish commercially

POULSBO, WA – Grundéns, a leading producer of foul weather gear since 1926, has announced that it is developing a new line of oilskins for … Read the rest

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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.

We remember … Read the rest

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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?’

STEUBEN, … Read the rest

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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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