Category Archive: August 2013

Safe Boat – Smart Boat: Electrical systems – Batteries, cables, safety

by Fred Mattera –

Batteries are an integral power source on fishing vessels.  They provide power to the vast majority of our pilothouse electronics and … Read the rest

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Guest Column – Offshore wind: A perspective from BOEM

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bornholdt_hookerAs recently reported by Commercial Fisheries News, several fisheries representatives were invited to visit the Thanet offshore wind facility in England to speak with Read the rest

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Guest Column – Cable projects: Bringing wind energy to shore

hallowell-SHOne often-overlooked aspect of offshore wind energy development is how the energy will be brought onshore.  Transmission cables carrying the energy created by offshore wind Read the rest

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Changing Ocean

Water temperature, ocean patterns altering fish behavior, distribution

MYSTIC, CT – Back in April when the New England Fishery Management Council was gathered here, member … Read the rest

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Shrimp section charts path for 2013-2014

Shrimp section charts path for 2013-2014

PORTLAND, ME – The northern shrimp resource will receive extra attention this year as it undergoes a “benchmark” stock … Read the rest

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Lobster Market Report – August 2013

Shedders dominate, price drops on spotty catches

The July lobster market reflected the arrival of shedders as the dominant grade of lobster.  This year, though, … Read the rest

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Bluefin fishery picks up again

Bluefin fishery picks up again; schools of big giants raise new questions

HARWICH, MA – Following a several-week lull, the bluefin fishery was picking up … Read the rest

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New endline-reduction proposal

New endline-reduction proposal centers on seasonally closed areas, trap trawl measures

GLOUCESTER, MA – On July 16, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMF) published its … Read the rest

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Engine Directory 2013

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Get the latest info from all the participating engine manufacturers for your marine power.

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