Category archives for: Fishery News

Warming Atlantic Sets Stage for Invasive Species Outbreak

Warming Atlantic Sets Stage for Invasive Species Outbreak

Warming water temperatures due to climate change could expand the range of many native species of tropical fish, including the invasive and poisonous lionfish, according to a study of 40 species along rocky and artificial reefs off North Carolina by researchers from NOAA and the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. The findings, reported for the first […]

Safer Seas 2013 to Be a Sobering Reminder

Safer Seas 2013 to Be a Sobering Reminder

The National Transportation Safety Board has released “Safer Seas 2013: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations,” a compilation of accident investigations that were published in 2013, organized by vessel type with links to the more detailed accident reports. The introductory message from Tracy Morrell NTSB Director, Office of Marine Safety says that the goal of the report […]

Date Set for Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event 2015

Date Set for Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event 2015

The 9th annual Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) will be held on Wednesday 22 April 2015 at the Beurs World Trade Center in Rotterdam. During the 2014 event the organizer, Navingo BV, welcomed 4.449 visitors and 131 exhibitors, making this the most comprehensive career event in maritime and offshore industry. In 2015, the […]

Rolls-Royce Displays Latest Engine

Rolls-Royce Displays Latest Engine

Rolls-Royce has unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by diesel and gas. The new engines reportedly offer a 20 per cent increase in power per cylinder, while reducing fuel consumption, emissions and through-life operating costs compared to existing engines in the Rolls-Royce […]

All Eyes on SMM Hamburg

All Eyes on SMM Hamburg

The SMM international trade fair of the maritime industry has officially been opened in Hamburg. Every two years representatives of the maritime industry and experts from all over the world gather in Hamburg to showcase innovative developments and leading-edge technologies, and discuss the industry’s prospects. (SMM: shipbuilding, machinery, marine technology). The opening ceremony of the […]

EC Assessing Damage Caused by Russia’s Fisheries Products Ban

EC Assessing Damage Caused by Russia’s Fisheries Products Ban

Following Russia’s announcement on August 7 to ban imports of certain fisheries products from the European Union, the European Commission is working with Member States authorities to gather evidence on the impact of the Russian trade measures in the fisheries sector and to outline the available support to the sectors affected by the ban. In […]

Have Your Say on Green Agenda

Have Your Say on Green Agenda

Growing concerns about the state of the world’s oceans and the impact that shipping has on quality of the air has led to ever more legislation on emissions. The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and Colfax Fluid Handling, are working together to investigate perceptions of the ‘Green Agenda’ and whether shipping companies […]

Heavy Weather Delays Pine Galaxy’s Arrival to San Francisco

Heavy Weather Delays Pine Galaxy’s Arrival to San Francisco

The disabled mixed-products tanker Pine Galaxy is expected to arrive in San Francisco later this week, according to the US Coast Guard. The Bahamian-registered ship, which is being towed by a commercial tug, reportedly encountered heavy weather that slowed its progress. Pine Galaxy experienced an engine room fire on Aug. 13 that resulted in the […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

Strike at Ningbo Port Turns Violent A massive strike by as many as 10,000 truck drivers at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port erupted into violence on August 20, as protestors clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields…Read more Engine-Room Fire Disables Tanker, Kills One Crewman U.S. Coast Guard air and cutter forces continue to assist […]

HRAS to Investigate Fishermen Murders

HRAS to Investigate Fishermen Murders

Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) has announced the commencement of its own international investigation into the murders of seafarers in international waters, following the airing of the chilling YouTube footage showing fishermen being shot at and eventually murdered off Fiji. HRAS is being supported by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) of the International Chamber of Commerce, Quintel Intelligence, Globus […]

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