Crew Safe After Dumping Day Vessel Sinking The opening day of lobster season unfortunately did not go without incident. The four-person crew of the Charlene A. escaped injury after...
Is Canada doing enough to ensure the East Coast lobster industry’s sustainability? Or maybe the question should be whether sustainability is possible at all? Catches are reportedly down this year in the major western Nova Scotia lobster fishery, albeit...
Membership is now being accepted into a new lobster fisher’s association for Lobster Fishing Areas 33 and 34. The Brazil Rock 33/34 Lobster Association was officially formed earlier this summer after a series of meetings where as many as 300...
The smelt fishery in P.E.I. inland waters runs from April 1 to June 15 with dip nets and the angling fishery open from April 15 to Sept. 15. The smelt fishery for bag nets, box nets, gill nets and spear...
Saint John, N.B. — Cooke Inc., parent company of Cooke Aquaculture Inc., has announced the completion of its acquisition of Omega Protein Corporation, a nutritional product company and a leading integrated provider of specialty oils and specialty protein products. Under...
A coalition of lobster buyers in southwestern Nova Scotia are seeking to elevate the industry on multiple fronts at both the provincial and federal level. The coalition is “working on two fronts,” says coalition spokesperson Robert Thibault, a former federal...
Halifax, N.S. — SEVAEN (pronounced Sa-Vay-In) is coming to the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom through a partnership with Swan Net-Gundry. Swan Net-Gundry has agreed to distribute the SEVAEN product line in its stores and dealer network, allowing...
Preserving the Independence of the Inshore Fleet The federal government recently announced that new measures that will ensure that key policies relating to owner-operator and fleet-separation policies are being enshrined in regulation under the revised...
At-sea data collection in the southwestern Nova Scotia lobster fishery will be continuing next season, but gone will be the hail-out requirement that was part of the program delivery last season. “The decision to remove the...
Fishing nations gathered for the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) failed to adopt recommended limits to protect shortfin mako sharks from overfishing or strengthen the regional ban on shark finning. The only...
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
error: Content is protected !!