United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Yantar Baltic Shipbuilding Plant handed over the newbuild trawler/seiner Leninets to the Kolkhovetskaya Fishing Collective on Monday, August 26. The first vessel under Project SK3101R, Leninets has a length of 50.6 metres, a beam of 12 metres, a 2,200kW main engine, and ..
Western Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) recently concluded a series of patrols aimed at protecting the pink snapper fishery of the Gascoyne region. The monitoring missions under Operation Applehaven were conducted from late July to early August using the ..
Philippine authorities have detained a vessel crewed by four Vietnamese nationals after it was caught fishing illegally off Tawi-Tawi province in the Southern Philippines. An inter-agency task force consisting of personnel from the Philippine Coast Guard, the Philippine National Police, and the Philippine Army sighted and ..
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its findings following an investigation into the 2018 capsizing of a fishing vessel that left one person dead and an estimated US$1.55 million in property damage. On July 25 of that year, at about 06:30 local time, the 17-metre-long commercial fish tender ..
A Massachusetts fishing company, its managers, and the captain of one of its vessels have agreed to pay a total of US$511,000 in civil penalties and to perform vessel improvements after a US federal court found them guilty of oily bilge discharges and violations of pollution control regulations. New Bedford-based Vila Nova ..
The Philippine Embassy in Brunei has confirmed that nine fishermen have gone missing after their vessel sank off the coast of Brunei earlier this month. Radims 2, a Brunei-flagged fishing vessel, had a crew of 11 on board when it capsized and sank on August 7. Philippine Embassy officials said that seven of the crew were ..
HamiltonJet recently signed a multi-year, multi-boat project to supply waterjets to the Taiwan Coast Guard for new coastal patrol vessels. To mark the new relationship a ..
Towage provider Kotug Seabulk Maritime (KSM) recently welcomed the 14.6-metre line handler Capt. Leroy (pictured) and the 15.2-metre catamaran KSM ..
The Andrews Labor Government has introduced legislation that will remove the ten remaining Gippsland Lakes fishing access licences.