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 By Kathy A Smith    News    May 1, 2014

Seattle's Fishermen's Terminal – Celebrating 100 years

On January 10, 1914, the Port of Seattle commissioned Fishermen's Terminal as its first operating asset. Since then, the prominent West Coast commercial fishing facility has been providing, and... Full story

 
 By Kathy A Smith    Features    February 1, 2014

Getting Your Boat Ready for the Season

From the engine room to the hull paint, proper maintenance extends the life of the vessel and on-board equipment throughout the season and beyond. No one knows this better than the West Coast repair... Full story

 
 By Kathy A Smith    Features    November 1, 2013

Clothing and Gear

Wearing the right gear to keep you warm and dry is non-negotiable, and if you’re at the helm, making sure you’re sitting in the right chair for your body is also important. “Proper layering is... Full story

 
 By Kathy A Smith    Features    August 1, 2013

Nav/Com: What's New in Bridge Electronics

Suppliers of marine electronics, communication services and navigation software continue to advance technologies that make fishing more productive and efficient while keeping the end-user experience as easy as possible. Furuno introduced the GP1670F... Full story

 
 By Kathy A Smith    Features    June 1, 2013

Safety Training & Equipment

Something no fisherman ever wants to hear is “man overboard.” Nor does he ever want to find himself in the water fighting for survival after a fall off the boat deck. From 2000 to 2011, 182 US... Full story

 
 By Kathy A Smith    Features    May 1, 2013

Washington Fishing Ports: Keeping Pace with Today's Commercial Fishermen

Westport Marina, located in the Port of Grays Harbor, Washington boasts the state’s largest fish landing port. The marina is currently home to 285 annual boaters, two-thirds of which are the... Full story

 
 By Kathy A Smith    Features    February 1, 2013
Alaska Ship and Drydock dual drydocking.

Get Your Boat Ready for the Season

Planning is the key to timely and efficient drydocking, according to Al Turner, Sr. Project Manager at Alaska Ship & Drydock, one of Vigor Industrial’s seven shipyards. The two most important... Full story

 
 By Kathy A Smith    Features    November 1, 2012
Waterproof and breathable gear

New Gear for Crew Comfort

It goes without saying that safety, warmth, staying dry and personal comfort are necessities that commercial fishermen must have on the job, no matter the task or the season. And the companies that ma... Full story