Industry

Ropeless Gear Not a Viable Option for Now

The results of recent ropeless gear trials do not show much promise as a viable option for lobster fishing area (LFA) 34 in...

Industry Briefs – March 2019

B.M.C. Seafoods Expanding B.M.C. Seafoods Ltd. in Meteghan is expanding its operations with increased storage capacity and state-of-the-art grading equipment for live lobster. “This expansion will...

Eastern Canadian Fisheries Expo Wraps Up Record-Breaking Event in Yarmouth

One of Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing shows wrapped up at the Yarmouth Mariners Centre on January 26. The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, presented...

Record-Setting Prices in Southwest Nova Lobster Fishery

Lower than expected landings and a strong market demand, driven by industry itself, added up to record-setting shore prices for lobster fishermen in southwestern...

Industry Briefs – February 2019

Crew Safe After Dumping Day Vessel Sinking The opening day of lobster season unfortunately did...

Nova Scotia Fishery on a Rising Tide

Things are looking as good or better than they have in a long time in the Nova Scotia fishery, says Keith Colwell, Minister...

Ropeless Consortium Expands Information Exchange

Interest in ropeless fishing gear continues to grow. Presentations on ropeless gear retrieval and marking systems, experimental gear testing,...

Shelburne County is King of N.S. Seafood Purchase Values

New data released by the Nova Scotia government on aquaculture production and employment, as well as the value of port-by-port fish purchases by licensed...

Industry Briefs – January 2019

Yarmouth to Host Major Commercial Fishing Expo One of Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing shows returns to the Yarmouth Mariners Centre in two short...

Nova Scotia Lobster Exports Expected to Top the Charts Again

Nova Scotia lobster exports shipped from Halifax Stanfield International Airport are expected to be record setting again over the holiday season as the lobster...
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