REMINISCENCES | Frank Goto and the United Fishing Agency

Tuna being auctioned at a fish market in Honolulu, Hawaii

The United Fishing Agency is one of the best things that has ever happened to Hawaii’s seafood industry. It is also one of the best things that ever happened to me. Without doubt it completed my education in ichthyology and marine biology. Not only that, it was indirectly responsible insert for me...

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California institute orders new research vessel

The California State Polytechnic University at Humboldt (Cal Poly Humboldt) has placed an order for a new research vessel for use by its marine sciences program. The vessel will be a semi-displacement aluminium catamaran developed by Teknicraft Design of Auckland, New Zealand. The vessel will be...

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Alaska-based naval architecture firm to be under new ownership

The Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) of Seattle, Washington, has entered into a strategic partnership with Anchorage, Alaska-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm Coastwise Corporation wherein the latter will become a new division under EBDG. Coastwise Corporation has been rebranded as Coastwise Engineering. This division will continue to provide superior naval architecture services to […]

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Flooding into void space caused 2022 fishing vessel capsizing off Alaska, NTSB report reveals

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that flooding into the lazarette, a compartment below the main deck, or port void (empty) space likely caused the purse seining vessel​ Hotspur to lose stability, capsize, and sink near Nunez Rocks, Alaska, on August 2, 2022. On the...

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VESSEL REVIEW | Arctic Fjord – Alaska pollock trawler to be deployed in Bering Sea

Seattle-based seafood company the Arctic Storm Management Group has taken delivery of a new trawler-processor optimised for catching Alaska pollock in the Bering Sea. The Jones Act-compliant Arctic Fjord was designed by Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime and built at the Houma, Louisiana facilities of Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors. The newbuild, which replaces a similarly named vessel originally […]

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VESSEL REVIEW | Sovereign One – Shellfish monitoring catamaran delivered to Washington’s Puyallup Tribe

The Puyallup Tribe of Washington State has obtained a new boat that will aid in the monitoring of shellfish. Named Sovereign One, the custom-built aluminium catamaran is better equipped to navigate rough waters than the previous monitor boat, according to Big Bean Flores, a senior shellfish monitor...

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VESSEL REVIEW | Marcelle Melosira – New hybrid research catamaran for University of Vermont

Derecktor Shipyards of Mamaroneck, New York, has delivered a new catamaran research vessel to the University of Vermont. Named Marcelle Melosira in honour of the wife of retired US Senator Patrick Leahy, the newbuild will serve as a floating classroom and laboratory, enabling advanced research operations and hands-on educational programs primarily in the areas of […]

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Inadequate lookout led to deadly 2022 collision involving US Coast Guard cutter off Puerto Rico

The fatal collision between a US Coast Guard cutter and a small boat off the coast of Puerto Rico last year resulted from the failure of either vessel to maintain a prope ..

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OPINION | Something fishy about China’s anger over the Quad’s open ocean plans

Some international issues should be non-sensitive and uncontroversial. One of these is the regulation of fishing fleets to prevent overfishing and ensure the sustainable ..

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Failure of doubler-plated hull likely cause of sinking of fishing vessel off Massachusetts in 2022

The failure of the doubler-plated hull under the engine room likely caused the flooding and sinking of a fishing vessel near Gloucester, Massachusetts last year, the Nati ..

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