The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to its homeport of Kittery, Maine on Tuesday after a 58-day fisheries patrol in the Northern Atlantic.
Over an eight-week patrol, the Tahoma and its crew conducted 28 at-sea law enforcement boardings, inspecting commercial fishing vessels for gear, catch limits, and safety equipment...
The New England Fishery Management Council on Wednesday approved a 100% target for the at-sea monitoring of sector-based groundfish vessels, but stipulated that the requirement will be contingent upon federal funding, at least for now.
The council voted via webinar to approve Amendment 23 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan...
Update 06/29/2020: Rockland Trust said this morning the bank "will make every reasonable effort to process all complete PPP application packages for fishing boat owners prior to the cessation of the program on June 30th, 2020."
The Small Business Administration announced Thursday that owners of commercial fishing vessels are now eligible to apply for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loa
A non-profit environmental law firm last week asked the federal government to place unprecedented limits upon Atlantic cod fishing in the Northeast, saying that the stocks have "commercially collapsed due to persistent mismanagement."
The Conservation Law Foundation took sharp aim at the 18-member New England Fisheries Management Council, saying the fisheries managers have failed to prot