Category Archive: May ’13

EDITORIAL – Wind farms coming: It’s time to tune in

editorial-SHWith the crises enveloping the groundfish, scallop, lobster, and northern shrimp fisheries, everyone in the Northeast commercial fishing industry is exhausted.  It’s understandably difficult for Read the rest

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England’s wind farm experience offers critical lessons for US fishing industry

BROADSTAIRS, KENT – Looking out over the English Channel on a quiet night in March, the horizon is surprisingly ablaze with lights.  A local fisherman Read the rest

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Tracing fish: Ocean to plate

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ThisFishPOINT JUDITH, RI – As part of a growing trend to connect consumers back to the fish they eat, a group of Rhode Island fishermen, … Read the rest

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LOBSTERS – Early shedders, Can/US talk price, Union rumblings

IAM seeks to form lobstermen’s union in Maine – -
DEER ISLE, ME – The International Association of Machinists (IAM) and Aerospace Workers is actively … Read the rest

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NOAA Fisheries Navigator – May 2013

Insert to the May 2013 Commercial Fisheries News

  • UPDATE: What John Bullard Heard on the Road
  • Proposed Changes for Sectors in 2013
  • Northeast VMS Program
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GEARNET: Partnering to test fishermen’s ideas

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The challenges facing today’s Northeast groundfish fishermen grow bigger and more complicated each year. Fishermen are continually adapting to these challenges and, now, many are … Read the rest

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