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Hope Springs Eternal

We received quite a bit of feedback, all of it positive, to our coverage of the January West Coast crab tie-up. Crabbers and other fishermen are having a tough time on the West Coast, and the... Full story

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers the F/T ARAHO

In late January, Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group delivered the DNV-classed factory processor fishing trawler F/T Araho (Hull 175) to the O'Hara Corporation of Rockland, Maine. The new... Full story

Carbon Dioxide: The New, Old Refrigerant

For the past 30 or 40 years, the refrigeration system of choice on many vessels has been some type of chlorofluorocarbons (ie: Freon) or hydroflourocarbons. The most common, R-22, which can be used... Full story

Documentary Will Focus on Small Boat Fishery Families

Obstacles facing small boat fishery families who want to preserve their way of life for future generations will be the focus of an upcoming documentary from the Alaska Longline Fishermen's... Full story

Port of Toledo Boatyard Boosts Capacity, Economy

An initial $1.5 million gamble made in 2010 is looking more and more prescient – and profitable – for port officials in Toledo, Oregon and the coastal communities the port serves. Since... Full story

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Carbon Dioxide: The New, Old Refrigerant

For the past 30 or 40 years, the refrigeration system of choice on many vessels has been some type of chlorofluorocarbons (ie: Freon) or hydroflourocarbons. The most common, R-22, which can be used...

FEATURES

Documentary Will Focus on Small Boat Fishery Families

Obstacles facing small boat fishery families who want to preserve their way of life for future generations will be the focus of an upcoming documentary from the Alaska Longline Fishermen's...

FEATURES

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers the F/T ARAHO

In late January, Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group delivered the DNV-classed factory processor fishing trawler F/T Araho (Hull 175) to the O'Hara Corporation of Rockland, Maine. The new...

FEATURES

Port of Toledo Boatyard Boosts Capacity, Economy

An initial $1.5 million gamble made in 2010 is looking more and more prescient – and profitable – for port officials in Toledo, Oregon and the coastal communities the port serves. Since...

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