Category Archive: Business News

Licensing agreement enables dealers to sell MSC-certified Maine lobster

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RICHMOND, ME – The Fund for the Advancement of Sustainable Lobster, the industry group that pursued and obtained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for Maine … Read the rest

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Guest Column – Health Insurance

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Health insurance for all:  A new era begins

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as ObamaCare, requires most Americans to obtain health insurance by Read the rest

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Surf Clams

The 80'x22'x12'
Goody Hallet outfitted as a clam boat.
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Goody Hallet:  Nolan’s dream made real

PROVINCETOWN, MA – Large, new-to-the-area fishing vessels are seldom seen around any port on Cape Cod these days.  So, … Read the rest

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Titan successfully fishing the Grand Banks

The 111' Titan was refitted with upgraded freezer equipment to ready the dragger for Grand Banks fishing.
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NEW BEDFORD, MA – After a hiatus of almost 20 years, a New England vessel is back on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland.  Carlos Rafael’s … Read the rest

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Geir Monsen – Ardent industry advocate, Seafreeze co-founder

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI – As the fishing industry got good news on river herring, it lost one of its strongest advocates.  Geir Monsen, vice-president and … Read the rest

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First-ever offshore wind energy lease sale scheduled for July 31

North and South Lease Areas within the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Wind Energy Area

WASHINGTON, DC – The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will conduct the first-ever Outer Continental Shelf competitive lease sale for renewable energy developers Read the rest

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Lobster Market Report – July 2013

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Canadian catches swamp market; prices suffer

“There are too many lobsters being caught,” a Boston dealer said of the June lobster market.  “It happens every … Read the rest

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Paul Shuman: Innovative net designer revolutionized Northeast trawl fishery

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by Joyce Rowley

CHARLESTOWN, RI – The fishing industry lost an important contributor to its history with the unexpected death in March of net … Read the rest

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Gloucester summit: Huge potential to diversify working waterfront

GLOUCESTER, MA – Nearly 150 people – fishermen, fish processors, maritime scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and others – concerned about the future of Gloucester’s working waterfront … Read the rest

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AOLA: 20 years and still going strong

BEDFORD, NH – Now starting its 21st year, Atlantic Offshore Lobstermen’s Association (AOLA) has much to show for its efforts in advocacy and research and … Read the rest

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