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 By Mark Edward Nero    Features    July 1, 2020 

Marine Propulsion Technology: What's New and Emerging in 2020

The business of modernizing equipment that has become outdated over time is constantly evolving, with companies around the world continuously looking for ways to improve boat engines and ancillary...

 
 By Mark Edward Nero    Features    July 1, 2020 

Vessel Profile: Aliotti Boats

As someone who has fished Bristol Bay for well over three decades, Tom Aliotti not only knows what he wants in a boat, he also knows what fishermen want. And using this knowledge, longtime boat builde...

 

Cold Storage: New and Emerging Technologies

The coronavirus global pandemic turned the food supply chain on its head during the first quarter of 2020, but one thing it didn't have an adverse effect on was the demand for cold storage, which...

 

Bering Sea Processing

The Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands region is the "sweet spot" of the US North Pacific fishing industry. Not only does it support some of the largest and most valuable commercial fisheries in the...

 

Processing Equipment: Automation and Innovation

Although catch processing technology in the commercial fishing industry isn't as advanced as the technology you might find elsewhere, such as the automotive, entertainment or mobile communications...

 

2019 Commercial Fishing Gear and Equipment Guide

Commercial fishing is not only tough on the body, it's tough on gear and equipment, too. Excessively worn gear and equipment can eventually become a safety hazard, so it's imperative workers have...

 

Coastal Crab Gear

As most of us know, commercial crabbing can be a dangerous business. Not just because of the risk of drowning and hypothermia, but also due to the danger of injury from working with heavy gear and...

 

Trawling Technology: What's New and on the Horizon

Trawling technology is often considered fairly simplistic and straightforward, especially when compared to the technological advances in electronics, robotics and even some forms of medicine. But...

 

Fishing Vessel Safety: Staying Alive in a Hazardous Environment

Commercial fishing remains one of the most dangerous occupations in America, particularly in Alaska and Pacific Northwest. The industry has a fatality rate that is now 29 times higher than the...

 

A Cold, Cold World

More and more when it comes to fish, consumers have additional concern about what they eat and where their food comes from. The trend toward healthier consumption has led to an increasing desire by...

 

Boat Prep

Although commercial fishing boats are usually durable enough to last decades – or even generations, in some cases – it isn't just good construction that allows them to spend after year in rough wa...

 

Fishing Vessel Safety

Anyone who has spent a fair amount of time in or around the industry knows that commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous jobs in America. In fact, the occupation had a work-related fatality rate of 86 deaths per 100,000 full-time workers in...

 

Bering Sea Fisheries

All across the Bering Sea, changes in the regional ecosystem have become an issue that has had far reaching effects – ocean acidification, stratification and low oxygen zones have all been problems affecting not just the oceans, but the fish in the...

 

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