Category Archive: New Bedford

Kelly S latest scalloper to join Starvish fleet

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NEW BEDFORD, MA – Launched last year, the Kelly S is life-long fisherman Ray Starvish’s sixth new boat and likely the last he will personally commission for his fleet. The 95-footer is identical to Starvish’s Defiant, which was launched in 2002.  Why the new-build now?  Starvish explained that there were three reasons:  He knew his …

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New Bedford fishermen’s monument, memorial website near completion

NEW BEDFORD, MA – The port of New Bedford soon will have a new monument honoring fishermen, as well as a special website dedicated to remembering those lost at sea since 1925.  The two efforts are not officially connected but both were born of a desire to pay tribute to fishermen and their families for …

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New Bedford breaks ground for terminal to support offshore wind construction

State and congressional officials, led by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking on May 6 for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. 
(Eric Haynes/Governor’s Office photo)

NEW BEDFORD, MA – State and congressional dignitaries, led by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking on May 6 for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. “Today, we’re celebrating the birth of the offshore …

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